Christopher Joseph, LMSW/MPH

Program Manager Ryan White Care Coordination
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Institute for Advanced Medicine
New York, New York

Christopher Joseph earned Master's degrees in Public Health and Social Work in 2008 from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor (Go Blue!), and has been dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people with HIV/AIDS (PWHA) for ten years. Currently, Christopher is the Program Manager of Care Coordination, a Ryan White Part A medical case management program within Mount Sinai's Institute for Advanced Medicine (IAM) in New York City. He oversees operations and reporting of NYC's largest Care Coordination Program at two high-volume, outpatient HIV clinics, providing clinical supervision and administrative support for a team of 20 full-time staff, including several tiers of Community Health Workers (CHWs), a Data Entry Specialist, and a Treatment Adherence Clinician. Within the IAM, Christopher is an active participant in Quality Improvement initiatives to help increase viral load suppression and retention in primary care among PHWA. Outside of the IAM, Christopher is an Adjunct Instructor with LaGuardia Community College where he teaches 'Intro to Community Health' as part of a CHW Certificate Program. Since 2012, Christopher has been a voting member of the HIV Planning Council of NYC and co-chair of the Integration of Care Committee, where he recently helped direct revisions and improvements to the Ryan White Part A Care Coordination Program city-wide. His work with PWHA and low-income populations across NYC earned Christopher an Emerging Social Work Leadership Award from the NASW-NYC Chapter in 2015.

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