By The ETR Team | December 9, 2022
ETR is thrilled to announce that Madhuri Jha, MPH, LCSW (she/hers) will join our team as the new Vice President of Science, Equity, and Integration! Ms. Jha is a clinical social work and public health professional with experience providing leadership, training/education, consultation, and direct clinical practice to programs focused on health equity, behavioral health systems strengthening, trauma and resiliency, mental health epidemiology, and community capacity building.
Prior to joining ETR, she was the Director of the Kennedy-Satcher Center for Mental Health Equity, an entity of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine, where she led national discourse, programming, and research focused on advancing equity in policies and services that reach people living with or at risk for adverse behavioral health outcomes. She gained national recognition for her scientific and policy leadership in embedding equity into 9-8-8, the national mental health crisis emergency line that launched in July 2022.
Ms. Jha joined Morehouse School of Medicine after over a decade of service in New York City and Washington, DC. She has worked locally, nationally, and internationally as a leader of donor-funded health programs reaching vulnerable and high-risk communities. Her work history spans a diverse breadth of on-the-ground experience in inpatient, outpatient, school-based, community-based, and mobile psychiatric treatment settings. In addition to these titles, she has served as a professor of mental health policy at New York University and has lectured at many Universities across the United States.
She completed both a Master of Public Health (MPH) and a Master of Social Work (MSW) from New York University and received her Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in International Affairs from George Washington University, where she was also a Division 1 NCAA scholarship athlete. Ms. Jha is a 2022 National Minority Quality Forum 40 Under 40 Leader in Minority Health Awardee.
ETR is looking forward to Ms. Jha joining our mission-driven efforts to improve health and increase opportunities for youth, families, and communities!