Olga Acosta Price

Olga Acosta Price
Associate Professor of Prevention and Community Health, GW Milken Institute School of Public Health
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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.


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