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About Jonathan Delman


Jonathan Delman, PhD, JD, MPH is an Assistant Research Professor of Psychiatry and Senior Project Director of Technical Assistance at the Learning and Working Transitions Research and Training Center. Dr. Delman, himself a person with lived experience of mental illness, is considered a national expert on community based participatory mental health action research (CBPR), recovery-oriented care and measurement, peer support services, and transition age youth vocational supports. Agencies he has consistently advised on these matters include SAMHSA (Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration), NIMH, and the state Department of Mental Health.

Dr. Delman is a mental health consumer researcher and a 2008 recipient of a Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Leader award, one of ten awarded nationally, for “individuals who overcome daunting obstacles to improve health and health care in their communities.” He has received several awards from DMH for “Distinguished Service”, and is a member of the editorial board of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal.

Positions

Present Principal, Reservoir Consulting Group
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Present Associate Director, The Learning & Working during the Transition to Adulthood Rehabilitation Research & Training Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Present Director of the Program for Recovery Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Present Research Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School Department of Psychiatry
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • Karl Ackerman “Ox” Award, The (Massachusetts) Transformation Center, for systems transformation advocacy achievements (2014)
  • Editorial Board appointment, Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, American Psychological Association, Washington, DC (2013)
  • Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Leader Award, for innovation and leadership in health care, one of ten awarded annually (2008)
  • Distinguished Service Award for promoting transition age youth consumer involvement in mental health planning, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (2006)
  • Isaiah Ullis Public Advocacy Award, Massachusetts Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation (2005)
  • For Outstanding Services in Promoting Recovery and Rehabilitation in Massachusetts, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (2001)


Contact Information

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Department of Psychiatry
55 Lake Ave North
Worcester MA 01605
Phone: 508-856-1456

Email:


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