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Department on Disability Services Health Care Initiative

The GW Office of Community-Based Partnerships, led by Dr. Lisa Alexander, partners with the DC Department on Disability Services (DDS) on its Health Care Initiative to pursue health care systems reform focused on the unique needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. GW provides leadership and technical assistance to DDS to: increase access to quality health services for individuals with disabilities, increase the capacity of primary health care workforce serving individuals with developmental disabilities, and to enhance the overall quality of DDS monitoring, investigations, and service coordination.

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Lisa Alexander, EdD, MPH, PA-C
Assistant Dean for Health Sciences