MSPP Board of Trustees
Shani Dowd, LCSW
Shani Dowd worked as a clinical social worker in integrated medical settings for most of her clinical career, specializing psychotherapy with culturally diverse clients across the lifespan. Shani retired from clinical practice in 2000 and joined the staff of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation. She currently serves as Director, Culture InSight at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation. Culture InSight provides consultation, organizational development services and cultural competency and diversity training to support health care and social service organizations in improving their ability to provide high quality services to the nation's diverse communities. She is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and serves on the Faculty, Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology at Boston University.
Trustee, MSPP. Member, Board of Trustees of the Fields, Hannagan & Walters Charitable Foundation. Recipient, Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, 2010.