Team Members

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Our program leaders include:

Dr. Jose Vazquez 

Jose Vazquez, MD
Medical Director of Psychiatric Services

Dr. Vazquez is the Medical Director for all psychiatry services available within the Princeton Medical Center. In this role, he oversees psychiatric consultations hospital-wide, including the Behavioral Health Emergency Room and the Princeton Center for Eating Disorders, where he also provides direct patient care.

Najeeb Riaz

Najeeb Riaz, MD
Medical Director of the Princeton Center for Eating Disorders

Board certified in child and adolescent psychiatry, Dr. Riaz has also been a child and adolescent psychiatrist in locations ranging from Bangor, Maine to Auckland, New Zealand. Dr. Riaz completed his residency at University of Rochester Medical Center and his child and adolescent fellowship at Stony Brook University Hospital.

 Dr. Lynnette Peoples 

Lynnette Peoples, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, APN

Director of the Princeton Center for Eating Disorders
Administrative Director for Hospital Psychiatry

Lynnette Peoples is an advanced practice nurse who is board certified in Adult Mental Health Nursing and Fellowship trained in Child/Adolescent Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. Passionate about the care of patients suffering from disordered eating throughout her career, Peoples has been an attending clinician in the Princeton Center for Eating Disorders since 2015, and was appointed Director of the Princeton Center for Eating Disorders in 2017.

In addition to her role in CEDC, Peoples also provides administrative oversight to the Consultation Liaison Psychiatry and the Behavioral Health Emergency Department at Princeton Medical Center.