As the Director of Clinical Administration, Meeli Patel, MPA oversees the administrative and fiscal operations for the faculty group practice, which is comprised of over 40 multidisciplinary clinicians in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry. Working closely with Glenn Hirsch, MD, Ms. Patel also develops business models for new discipline programs and streamlines clinical processes.
Prior to joining the Child Study Center, Ms. Patel was a consultant with the Health Industries Advisory Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. While at PricewaterhouseCoopers, she provided strategic consulting services for hospitals and academic medical centers in the tri-state and northeast areas. Her areas of expertise are in operations improvement, strategic and financial planning, and regulatory matters.
She has also served as a Business Planning Analyst in Planning and Business Initiatives at the NYU Langone Medical Center.
Ms. Patel received her BA in Economics from the University of Michigan and her Master of Public Administration in Health Policy and Management from the NYU Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service.