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Virginia Walther, LCSW-R

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health; Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science; and Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Associate Director, Department of Social Work Services, Mount Sinai Health System

Ms. Walther has 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 the 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.