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Michal Grinstein-Weiss, PhD Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Changes to Help Reduce Exposure to COVID-19 in the Workforce

In a joint op-ed published by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Michal Grinstein-Weiss, PhD, MA, MSW, Director of the Centene Center for Health Transformation and Marla Blow, Senior Vice President, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, call for three workforce policy changes to mitigate exposure to COVID-19, especially for essential workers. Read more.

In addition to her role at the Centene Center, Dr. Grinstein-Weiss is the Shanti K. Khinduka Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean for Policy Initiatives at the Brown School, the founding director of the Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis, and a nonresident senior fellow in Global Economy and Development at the Brookings Institution. She received her PhD in social work from the Brown School, master’s in economics from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and her master’s in social work and Bachelor of Arts from Haifa University, Israel. Dr. Grinstein-Weiss has also been honored with many esteemed awards including the Society for Social Work and Research’s Deborah K. Padgett Early Career Achievement Award.

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