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Marworth staff

Every employee at Marworth is dedicated to helping you or your loved one choose the road to recovery from addiction and stay on course. The Marworth team includes physicians, nurses, counselors, admissions staff, social workers, administrators, community relations representatives, environmental and food service workers, maintenance personnel, fellows and interns, and more.

The credentials of Marworth's staff demonstrate our commitment to providing compassionate care in a structured alcohol and chemical dependency program. Highlights of our professional team include:

  • A medical director, board-certified in addiction medicine
  • An admissions director who is a masters-level social worker with extensive experience in addiction treatment
  • Psychiatric consultations conducted by Margaret Jarvis, MD, board-certified in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and addiction medicine
  • Social workers experienced in the alcohol/chemical dependency field
  • Counselors certified in addiction treatment
  • Primary counselors trained specifically in treating healthcare professionals and uniformed professionals
  • Nurses certified in addiction nursing
  • Certified recreation therapy specialists


Michael Ogden, Executive Director

Margaret Jarvis, MD, Chief

Kim Kabernagel, DO, MBA, FASAM, Medical Director

Samantha Fitz-Gerald, LCP, PhD, Clinical Director

Valerie Noel, M.Ed, CAADC, Counseling Manager

Michael Grier, CAADC, LPC, Primary Counselor

Dana Kromko, MSW, Community Outreach Coordinator

Julianna Poder, MHA, Manager of Inpatient Addiction Access

Call Marworth at 800-442-7722 to speak with an admissions counselor. You can enroll in a substance use recovery program yourself or refer someone else for treatment. Many people are referred to Marworth by a family member, family doctor, therapist, employer, employee assistance program, insurance provider, clergy, community organization or another drug and alcohol center.

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