Strengthening Families, Building Communities, Developing Minds

Dr. Cynthia E. Harris

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Dr. Cynthia E. Harris, DHA, MBPA, LICSW, LCSW-C
Associate Professor and Director Student Services and Professional Development, Howard University School of Social Work.

Education
Doctor of Health Administration – Central Michigan University
Master of Business and Public Administration-Southeastern University
Master of Social Work-Howard University

Dr. Cynthia E. Harris has a wealth of didactic and practical experiences in the provision of direct clinical practice to clients experiencing physical, psychological, and social challenges; teaching clinical courses including assessment, intervention, DSM-5, and psychopharmacology, and social work practice in health care settings; and facilitating clinically based workshops. Dr. Harris is an Associate Professor and Director Student Services and Professional Development, at Howard University School of Social Work.

Prior to her current appointment, Dr. Harris served as a Senior Research Associate and Assistant Professor at the University of the District of Columbia. She also holds an adjunct professor appointment at Central Michigan University. In addition, she has served as a consultant with the federal Bureau of HIV/AIDS as well as other federal offices and local non-profit agencies. Dr. Harris previously worked as a clinical social worker and later served as the Social Work Coordinator and Director of the HIV/AIDS program for 15 government run neighborhood health centers in the District of Columbia.