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Mental Health Policy Roundtable Welcomes Dr. Howard Goldman

December 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


20th Anniversary: Lessons Learned & Courses for Action


Howard H. Goldman (MD – MPH Harvard 1974, PhD Brandeis 1978) is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Behavioral Health Systems Improvement Center at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He joined the faculty in 1985 after serving as Assistant Director of NIMH. Dr. Goldman is a mental health services and policy researcher with a special interest in the organization and financing of services.  He chaired the MacArthur Foundation Network on Mental Health Policy and served as the Senior Scientific Editor of the Surgeon General’s report on mental health, for which he received the Surgeon General’s Medallion. Dr. Goldman was the Editor of Psychiatric Services from 2004 – 2016. He was elected to membership in the National Academy of Social Insurance in 1996 and to the Institute of Medicine (now National Academy) in 2002. In 2019 he and his colleagues published the Palgrave (Macmillan) Handbook of American Mental Health Policy.

Location: University of Washington // School of Social Work

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The Mental Health Policy Roundtable is an educational program to exchange ideas and transfer knowledge between seasoned leaders of the mental health policy field and newcomers, such as students, junior policy staff, or others interested in these issues. The roundtable was created in 1998 in Washington, D.C., funded by the MacArthur Foundation, and was restarted by its founder, Laura Van Tosh, in King County last year. It is a volunteer effort and all meetings are free and open to the public.


December 16, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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