On Thursday, May 27, 2021, our Director, Dr. Olga Acosta Price, presented on “The Translation of Science into Practice: The Role of an Applied Research Center” at the NIMH 2020-2021 Fellows Invited Lecture Series.
On May 19, Our Director, Dr. Olga Acosta Price joined colleagues Sean Cleary, Eliot Sorel, and Wendy Ellis for the GWSPH DEI Dean’s Seminar on Mental Health to hold a community conversation titled “The Pandemic and the Role of Education as an Essential Public Health Partner on the Front Line.”
Our Director, Dr. Olga Acosta Price presented as a panelist at the 7th Annual Rodham Summit: Breaking the Silence and the Stigma of Mental Illness on Thursday, May 6. Community-based organizations and thought-leaders were convened to discuss mental illness and the tiring effects of the pandemic. Former Secretary Hillary Rodham
The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools and the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing have partnered to provide trainings and materials on grief, loss and trauma among children and youth to school-based clinicians who are part of the DC School Behavioral Health Expansion in Washington, DC.. This
Dr. Olga Acosta Price and Co-Authors Outline Recommendations for Biden Admin to Expand School Health Services
Director, Dr. Olga Acosta Price recently co-authored an article for a special issue of the Journal of Health Care Finance, which outlines recommendations for the Biden administration on ways to expand school health services in support of vulnerable students. The article, “Achieving Educational Equity Through Investment in School Health Services,” can
CHHCS Director, Dr. Olga Acosta Price, was quoted in a recently published story by Teach For America, “A Year of Pandemic Learning at One New Orleans-Area School,” which reflects on the ways that educators and families have coped with the challenges of COVID-19. The full story is available here.