Renee Cohall, LCSW-R, ACSW
Program Manager, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Renee Cohall, LCSW-R, ACSW, is a licensed clinical social worker with 30 years of experience providing clinical care, supervising and training providers to work with high-risk youth of color in a variety of clinical and community settings. Ms. Cohall's main areas of research interest include adolescent reproductive health, developing programs that facilitate access to healthcare, particularly for young men of color who are justice-involved; building provider capacity and conducting community-based participatory research. As Director of Special Initiatives at the Harlem Health Promotion Center (HHPC), Ms. Cohall coordinates and implements new projects pertaining to adolescents and young adults within the HHPC and Project STAY programs. She has been instrumental in implementing outreach and clinical services, working with other community (non-health agencies) to provide access to medical care. Ms Cohall, along with colleagues, has established a network of community providers working with vulnerable populations. This broad network has been instrumental in providing opportunities for clinical care and research interventions. Further, these partners will be involved in a variety of Covid-related projects.