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Susan Matorin

4ab4b279357b482aaf5371d42625a448Occupation: Social Work Administrator, Educator
Born: Boston, Massachusetts

Education:
Postgraduate Coursework, Columbia School of Social Work (1966)
MS in Social Work, Columbia University, New York City, NY
AB, Vassar College (1964)

Certification:
Certified Social Worker, State of New York (1966); Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW; Academy of Certified Social Workers, ACSW

Career:
Senior Lecturer, Social Work in Psychiatry, Weill Cornell College of Medicine
Board Member, Current Member, Former Chair, Executive Committee, Helen Rehr Center for Clinical Practice, Social Work
Treatment Coordinator, Affective Disorder Team, Cornell Psychiatry Intensive Outpatient Program (1997-Present)
Chair, Lucille Austin Lectureship Committee, Columbia School of Social Work (topics, lectures, children on the border, the assault on women’s reproductive rights, homelessness) (2020)
Program Director, Cornell Psychiatry Intensive Outpatient Program (1997-2000)
Director of Social Work, The Payne Whitney Clinic New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center (1981-1997)
Chief Ambulatory Social Work in Psychiatry, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center (1978-1981)
Chief of Social Work, Washington Heights Community Service, New York State Psychiatric Institute (1966-1978)

Career Related:
Past Second Vice-Chair, Columbia School of Social Work; Panel Presentation, “Getting Better Health Care For Your Mind and Body,” Fountainhouse (2016); Adjunct Associate Professor, Columbia School of Social Work (1977); Alumni Past President, Advisory Counsel to Dean, Columbia School of Social Work; Past Member, Deans Advisory Council, Columbia School of Social Work; Member, Board of Trustees, Martha K. Selig Educational Institute, The Jewish Board; Member, Pastoral Education, and Research Committee, HealthCare Chaplaincy Network; Speaker in Field

Civil:
Member, Executive Committee, Metropolitan Chapter, Society for Social Work Leaders in Health Care

Creative Works:
Author, “Letters, Considering a Corona Virus Divorce” New York Times (2020); Author, “Letters, Science, The New York Times Company” (2016); Author, “Programs Offer people with Schizophrenia a Greater Role in their Own Care”; Letters, Science, The New York Times Company (2016); Author, “Social Workers: Finding Solutions For Real Problems,” The Helen Rehr Center for Clinical Practice, Social Work (2015); Author, “Clutter Is In The Eye of The Beholder”; Author, “Still Stressed About My Grades”; Author, “An Interdisciplinary Team to Inform Patient Decisions”; Author, “Finding Joy in Social Work”; Author, “Letter To The Editor”, Older Women; Contributor, Chapter, “Clinical Social Work with Troubled Couples”; Contributor, Articles, Professional Journals

Achievement:
As Chair, Lucille Austin Lectureship Committee, Columbia School of Social Work (topics, lectures, children on the border, the assault on women’s reproductive rights; homelessness) that is important to Ms. Matorin because they get great speakers, lecturers every year, like Dahlia Lithwick. In fact, they did their first remote lecture this year, 2021, and they had a woman who was fabulous on reproductive rights

Awards:
Recipient, Ellen Pearlman Simon Mentor Award, Society for Social Work Leaders in Health Care (2021); Recipient, Hyman J. Weiner Award, Society for Social Work Leaders in HealthCare (2006); Recipient, Centennial Award (1998); Nominated, Social Work Director of the Year, Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care, Metropolitan Chapter, (1995); Recipient, Distinguished Service Medal, Columbia University (1989)

Memberships:
Former Co-Chair, New York Chapter Program, Executive Committee Member, Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (1994); Fellow, American Orthopsychiatry Association; Metropolitan Chapter Licensing Task Force, National Association of Social Workers; National Association of Social Workers; Academy of Certified Social Workers

Political Affiliation:
Democrat

Religion:
Jewish

Family:
Daughter of Mervyn Donald And Eleanor (Marinoff) Matorin
Widow: Richard Charles Friedman (11/24/1978 – 03/31/2020) (Deceased)
Child: Jeremiah Simon
Grandchildren: Tess Vivienne; Theo Dylan

Hobbies:
Family; Playing piano; Reading; Walking; Ballet and art

Biography Source(s):
Who’s Who in America – 2019, 72nd Edition (pub. 2019)
Who’s Who in America – 2018, 71st Edition (pub. 2018)
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in American Education – 2004-2005, 6th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2004-2005, 5th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2000-2001, 3rd Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in the World – 2005, 22nd Edition (pub. 2004) 
Who’s Who in the World – 2003, 20th Edition (pub. 2002) 
Who’s Who of American Women – 2008-2009, 27th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2007, 26th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2006-2007, 25th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2004-2005, 24th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2002-2003, 23rd Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2001-2002, 22nd Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who of American Women – 1999-2000, 21st Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who of American Women – 1997-1998, 20th Edition (pub. 1997)

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