- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Preventive Medicine
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Pediatrics
- Virginia Walther, LCSW-R, is Assistant Professor in the Departments of Preventive Medicine; Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science; and Pediatrics. She also is the Associate Director of The Department of Social Work Services with over 30 years of clinical experience providing clinical social work services to women and children as well as managing a staff of over 35 pediatric social workers who specialize in provision of population based, comprehensive psychosocial services to children and families. Pediatric social work services include care coordination, behavioral and mental health service provision, advocacy and supportive counseling. Ms. Walther’s particular clinical expertise is working with children and families coping with chronic childhood illnesses, many of which are life shortening. She writes and oversees numerous clinical service grants which enhance psychosocial services to children and their family members.
Specialty: Clinical Social Worker
Associate Director for Women and Children's Health Social Work
Clinical Interests: Behavioral Health
Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.
Dr. Walther has not yet completed reporting of Industry relationships.
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