Our care team
The team at The Recovery Village Umatilla bring years of experience to the table for those seeking recovery. Rooted in compassionate care, our expert staff offers the skill and understanding needed to support you through successful rehabilitation. Begin the journey to healthy recovery with professionals you can trust.
Kevin Wandler, MD
Chief Medical Officer
As chief medical officer, Dr. Wandler designs and implements proven models of evidence-based therapeutic programming to ensure that each facility in The Recovery Village network is providing exceptional patient care. He brings more than 30 years of experience to his role and is a national leader in the treatment of substance abuse and eating disorders.
His dedication to treating eating disorders began in 1995 when he became medical director at an eating disorder treatment facility in Arizona. Under his leadership, he helped grow the program from 20 beds to more than 150 beds. In 2012, he relocated to Florida and created the Eating Disorder Recovery Center at UF Health prior to serving as the founding medical director for The Recovery Village.
Director of Operations
Jodi is a graduate of Allegheny County College and the University of Phoenix, with degrees in psychology, human service management and phlebotomy. With nearly 20 years of experience in the behavioral healthcare field, her true passion lies in the treatment of addiction. She knew early in her career that she would devote her life and professional skills to helping those battling this disease.
Jodi ensures the daily operations of The Recovery Village Umatilla are managed at the highest level of quality patient care and in compliance with standards established by The Joint Commission. She also provides leadership and guidance to the clinical team while ensuring a workplace that provides clients with effective treatment in the most nurturing of environments.
Dana, LCSW, has led a career in social work for nearly 20 years. Her devotion to helping people strengthened as she completed her master’s degree in social work at Barry University. She planted roots in Daytona Beach and began her career at a local advocacy center. There, she served as an individual and family therapist, pioneered the CBHA assessment process in Volusia and Flagler Counties, and assumed responsibility as a unit supervisor.
Through multi-level collaboration, she developed, implemented and enhanced service delivery to youths with mental health disorders. She also coached and supervised more than 25 individuals. Dana frequently attends meetings and conferences nationwide as a collaborator in social marketing, data collection, research and evaluation, technical assistance and youth advocacy.