Certified as a social worker in the state of New York, Susan Matorin, ACSW, is celebrating more than five decades of excellence in her field. She is currently serving as the treatment coordinator of the affective disorder team of the Cornell Psychiatry Intensive Outpatient Program, where she has been since 2000, and as a member of the advanced council and the second vice chair of the Columbia School of Social Work, where she has been since 1994.
Previously, Ms. Matorin garnered experience as the program director of the Cornell Psychiatry Intensive Outpatient Program, the director of social work at the Payne Whitney Clinic at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, the chief of ambulatory social work in psychiatry at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and the chief of social work for Washington Heights Community Service at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Other positions include adjunct associate professor of the Columbia School of Social Work and member of the board of trustees of the Martha K. Selig Educational Institute.
Ms. Matorin prepared for her career by completing postgraduate coursework at the Columbia School of Social Work in 1966 and a Bachelor of Arts at Vassar College in 1964. To keep in touch with her field, she joined prominent organizations like the Metropolitan Chapter Licensing Task Force, the National Association of Social Workers, the Academy of Certified Social Workers and the Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care. Ms. Matorin is a fellow of the American Orthopsychiatry Association.
In light of her achievements, Ms. Matorin was honored with the Hyman J. Weiner Award from the Society for Social Work Leaders in Health Care in 2006, the Centennial Award in 1998 and a Distinguished Service Medal from Columbia University in 1989. She was also proud to be listed among the pages of numerous volumes of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who in American Education.