Right Track Medical Group
Outpatient Mental Health Clinics

Staff

Who we are

Ben Sumerford, PMHNP-BC

Mental Health Counseling

Ben is a board certified Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner. He is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. He holds a master’s degree in nursing and has over 10 years of experience in psychiatric patient care. Ben’s previous experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner includes work at an outpatient behavioral health clinic and at North Mississippi hospitals. He has also worked in nursing at Tennessee hospitals including Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.

Licensure & Certification

  • Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

  • Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

  • Registered Nurse

Activities & Affiliations

  • American Red Cross Disaster Response Volunteer

  • American Nurses Association

  • Tennessee Nurses Association

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

  • Middle Tennessee Advanced Practice Nurses

  • Middle Tennessee Medical Reserve Corps

  • American Red Cross

  • North Mississippi Medical Center, Clinically Integrated Network, Collaborative Care Committee


Education

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Specialty Certificate

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING
Master of Science in Nursing

THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
Bachelor of Arts, Biology and Psychology