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Amer Qureshi, M.D.


Dr. Qureshi has worked at Auldern for almost four years . He has numerous years of experience working with children. He did his General Adult Psychiatry training at University Hospital Stony Brook. He did a two year fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from Western Psychiatric Institute at the University of Pittsburgh. He is a Board certified in General Adult Psychiatry. He has worked as a Psychiatrist in Kentucky, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. He has extensive experience working with adults and adolescents in both inpatient and outpatient settings. He lives in Apex, NC with his wife and two children. He enjoys spending time with his family. He is very passionate and dedicated to helping young people.


Simone Griffith


Simone graduated from Central Carolina Community College as a Registered Nurse and became Director of Nursing at Three Springs in 1994.  During her sixteen years as a wilderness nurse she was the chairperson for a team who developed a Nursing Manual that was utilized by all the Three Springs programs.  During this time Simone helped establish nursing departments at new programs and revitalized those who needed help in becoming more efficient.  She has prepared nursing departments for JCAHO, CARF and Medicaid audits.

Simone joined the Auldern team in 2010.  Simone’s high standards and experience stands out in the quality care she provides daily for the students at Auldern.  Simone loves her work and is an integral and valuable member of the Auldern Academy team.



Auldern Academy
990 Glovers Grove Church Road
Siler City, NC 27344
Phone: (919) 837-2336