Greg Owens, LMSW, specializes in Criminal and Juvenile Justice. He has worked as a clinician and manager in various settings including residential treatment and community-based organizations and has worked for NYS Division for Youth/Office for Children and Family Services for 25 years. He is currently the Director of Special Populations and is responsible for statewide initiatives including mentoring, youth gangs and violence, disproportionate minority representation, cultural competence and responsible fatherhood.
Our mission is to improve lines of communication about health information and research for the minority communities of the Capital Region and their health care providers. We do this by working with community-based organizations serving minority populations, the healthcare community, including current practitioners as well as the professional schools preparing new practitioners, and K-12 schools serving high percentages of minority populations.
- Develop and disseminate general and Center-generated health information
- Equip communities to participate and partner in research studies and interventions
- Empower communities to address health disparities