Suzanne Daub, LCSW
Suzanne Daub is a leading expert and nationally recognized trainer in integrated healthcare who knows how to help clients design, scale and evaluate behavioral integration into primary care and wellness culture. She is an energetic coach who believes building quality integrated systems of care means committing deeply to the people who deliver the work and empowering service users. Suzanne is best known for her creative leadership, which inspires those who serve vulnerable populations to embrace responsibility for transforming the way healthcare is delivered. She is passionate about a “no wrong door” approach to integrated care and works across systems to ensure that individuals and families get whole-person, recovery-oriented services regardless of where they seek help.
Suzanne has more than 30 years of experience in direct patient care, program administration and managed care. For 18 years, she served as director of behavioral health at a multisite Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Philadelphia where she integrated care using the Behavioral Health Consultation (BHC) model. Suzanne co-founded the largest network of primary care behavioral health providers in the country and was recognized by the Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers with the Innovations Award.
As the extreme health disparities among people with serious mental illness came to light, Suzanne brought her integrated care skills to community mental health organizations across the country as a senior integrated care consultant for the National Council for Behavioral Health.
Immediately prior to joining HMA, she was the senior director of Integrated Care Initiatives for UPMC/Community Care Behavioral Health, Pennsylvania’s largest Medicaid Behavioral Health managed care organization. Suzanne led the scaling of behavioral health homes to 65 organizations serving adolescents, adults and individuals receiving opioid treatment.
Suzanne earned a Master of Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work and a postgraduate certification in marriage and family therapy. She has published in the area of integrated care workforce development. Suzanne serves on the Board of Directors for the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association and has an active clinical practice.
Her creativity and passion for bringing all the pieces together extends to her personal life where her work as a mosaic artist has been shown in galleries, and she is on the board of directors of the Philadelphia Society of Mosaic Artists.