Molly Finnerty, MD, IDEAS Center Faculty
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Molly Finnerty, MD, is the Director of the Bureau of Evidence Based Services and Implementation Science in the New York State Office of Mental Health. Over the past 10 years, her research has focused on the implementation of evidence-based practices including prescribing practices, Assertive Community Treatment, Wellness (Illness Management and Recovery), Family Psychoeducation, and the adaptation of evidence-based practices for culturally diverse communities. Dr. Finnerty is interested in the use of Health Information Technology to support the implementation of evidence-based practices, and has led the development of web-based software program the Psychiatric Services and Clinical Knowledge Enhancement System, which has won state and national awards for innovation. She is a practicing board certified psychiatrist, who also teaches mental health advocacy to public psychiatry fellows at Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute.