Olga Acosta Price

Olga Acosta Price
Title:
Associate Professor, Prevention and Community Health, GW Milken Institute School of Public Health
Email:
oaprice@gwu.edu
Website:
http://publichealth.gwu.edu/departments/prevention-and-community-health/olga-acosta-price

Areas of Expertise

  • Access to Health Care
  • Behavioral Health
  • Community Health
  • Mental Health
  • Prevention
  • Program Evaluation
  • School Health
  • Underserved Populations

 

Research Focus

 

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) youth transition research, school mental health, prevention, resilience, community violence, and program development and evaluation, transition planning and services offered through the school system to support students with an ASD and to their families.

Education

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Vassar College, 1990

Master of Arts (Psychology), State University of New York at Buffalo, 1995

Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical psychology), State University of New York at Buffalo, 1997

 

Classes Taught

PubH 6535:  Promotion of Mental Health