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alex petro

phd msw lcsw

Alex brings a passion for direct patient care, community engagement, and structural social improvement, focusing his efforts at the intersection of digital enablement, research, and health care.

Alex’s experience is centered in health care interventions, specializing in empirical research, mental health, and digital transformation. He has worked as a clinical social worker on the U.S./Mexico border, as an analyst for a Fortune 500 global healthcare specialty provider, in social work and research at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, and provided behavioral health services through virtual health providers. By partnering with community organizers Alex is working on influencing systemic change in public institutions. His experience also includes improving access to healthcare and reducing coding bias in clinical IT software, actively participating in digital transformation efforts.

He holds a Ph.D. in business psychology with a research focus on personality in public service, including health care and law enforcement. He holds an M.A. in Social Work, a B.A. in Psychology, and speaks three languages. Alex is a licensed clincial social worker (LCSW) and a ProSci Certified Change Practitioner.

alex petro
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