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Director, Jonathan E. Sherin, MD, PhD

Jonathan E. Sherin, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Los Angeles County
Department of Mental Health

Optimizing Hope, Wellbeing and Life Trajectory . . .

As director of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (DMH), I look forward to listening, learning and sharing ideas with all stakeholders.
Click here for a brief outline of DMH’s current mission, priorities, partners, vision, strategy, and a selection of current tactics.


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