Michael LindseyExecutive Director of the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University
Michael Lindsey is Executive Director of the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University (NYU) and its Constance and Martin Silver Professor of Poverty Studies. A child and adolescent mental health services researcher, Dr. Lindsey is particularly interested in the prohibitive factors that lead to unmet mental health need among vulnerable youth with serious psychiatric illnesses, including depression and suicide. In addition to his roles at NYU’s Silver School of Social Work and the McSilver Institute, he is an Aspen Health Innovators Fellow, a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in Social Work, a standing member of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) National Advisory Council at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and an editorial board member of several journals, including Psychiatric Services, the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, School Mental Health, and Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. He received his Master’s of Social Work, Master’s of Public Health, and PhD from the University of Pittsburgh.