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CUNY SPH Grand Rounds with Dr. Ann Marie Sullivan
April 17, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Designing the Mental Health Continuum
Dr. Ann Marie Sullivan
Commissioner, NYS Office of Mental Health
Dr. Ann Marie Sullivan is currently the Commissioner of the New York State Office of Mental Health. As Commissioner, she is responsible for a multi-faceted mental health system that serves more than 700,000 individuals each year. The Office of Mental Health (OMH) operates psychiatric centers across the State, and oversees more than 4,500 community based programs. As Commissioner, she has guided the transformation of the state hospital system in its emphasis on recovery and expansion of community based treatment, reinvesting over 90 million dollars in community services; implemented the incorporation of critical recovery services for the seriously mentally ill in the Medicaid benefit plan and expanded services for the mentally ill in the criminal justice system and in community reentry.