Stuart Green, DMH, LCSW, MA
Dr. Green is an associate director of Overlook Family Medicine Residency Program, the behavioral sciences director at Overlook Medical Center and clinical assistant professor of family and community medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. He obtained his BA from City College of New York, his MSW from Yeshiva University School of Social Work, an MA in psychology from Hunter College, and a doctorate in edical humanities from Drew University.
Dr. Green has helped develop hospital and community programs addressing
tobacco use, domestic violence, bioethics and palliative care, and childhood bullying. He is a member of Overlook Medical Center’s Bioethics Committee. He founded and directs a statewide network of groups addressing childhood bullying, chaired New Jersey's Commission on Bullying in Schools and helped develop and obtain passage of the NJ Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights. He is a leader of United Way’s NJ School Health and Climate Coalition and an advisor to several campaigns addressing childhood bullying and school climate, and LGBT issues, including at Center for Responsive Schools, and Garden State Equality. He was first president of the Board of Directors of Curemenos, a non-profit advocacy organization for underserved women with breast cancer. His grant-funded work includes development of a guide for familycaregivers, starting a breast cancer training project led by women withbreast cancer (Pathways Women Cancer Teaching Project), and developing patient-led teaching programs in diabetes, chronic pain, and Tourette Syndrome, the latter in partnership with NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome.
In 2007, he received the American Cancer Society's Jody A. Morrow Humanitarian Award, and in 2011 was designated by the National Association of Social Workers as NJ Social Worker of the Year. His publications include an edited volume of the writings of Overlook FamilyMedicine founder Donald F. Kent, MD, PhD; professional articles - including on childhood bullying, and patient-centered medical education, as well as book chapters on team-based diabetes care, and teaching communication skills to physicians, and three novels.
Before coming to Overlook Medical Center, Dr. Green held a variety of social work and psychologist positions in New York, including as a psychiatric social work supervisor at Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital, and had a private practice in marital and family therapy in New York.