Jennifer Wisdom

Professor of Health Policy and Management

Ph.D Clinical Psychology
George Washington University

M.P.H, Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine

Dr. Wisdom is a licensed clinical psychologist and health services researcher who joins CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy as professor of Health Policy and Management and Director of the CUNY Hub for Mental Health Innovation. In her new role, she will work collaboratively with the Mental Health Innovations Lab at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, CUNY faculty, and others to provide training and technical support for healthcare and community-based organizations on best practices, process and outcomes measurement, and data management. She will also work with NYC DOHMH to identify and track metrics and to build collaborations for external funding of initiatives to support mental health in NYC. Jennifer most recently served as Associate Vice President for Research and Professor of Health Policy and Management at the George Washington University in Washington DC, where she managed research operations and implemented quality improvement for the university. Previously she has also held faculty appointments at Columbia University. Her research is on improving the organization, management, and quality of behavioral health services, with particular emphases on leadership and change management.

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Juma PA, Mohamed SF, Wisdom J, Kyobutungi C, Oti S. Analysis of Non-communicable disease prevention policies in five Sub-Saharan African countries: Study protocol. Arch Public Health. 2016 Jun 22;74:25.

Easter A, Pollock M, Pope LG, Wisdom JP, Smith TE. Perspectives of Treatment Providers and Clients with Serious Mental Illness Regarding Effective Therapeutic Relationships. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2016 Jul.

Hoagwood KE, Essock S, Morrissey J, Libby A, Donahue S, Druss B, Finnerty M, Frisman L, Narasimhan M, Stein BD, Wisdom J, Zerzan J. Use of Pooled State Administrative Data for Mental Health Services Research. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2016 Jan.

Gopalan G, Fuss A, Wisdom JP. Multiple Family Groups for Child Behavior Difficulties Retention Among Child Welfare-Involved Caregivers. Res Soc Work Pract. 2015 Sep;25(5):564-577.

Wisdom JP, Riley H, Myers N. Recommendations for Writing Successful Grant Proposals: An Information Synthesis. Acad Med. 2015 Dec.

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