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  • National Catholic School of Social Service
  • Bio

    Dr. Delany is deeply committed to advancing the field of social work. As a leading sub-matter expert in the areas of health services and the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders, he has author or co-author of more than 20 peer reviewed articles and scholarly publications as well as presented nationally and internationally on a variety of health and behavioral health issues. He has also served on a number of professional boards and committees including the Center for Clinical Social Work, National Association of Social Workers, and the Institute for the Advancement of Social Work. He is also the recipient of several awards for his leadership, dedication, and service including the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) Distinguished Service Medal, the PHS Outstanding Service Medal, and the Surgeon General’s Medal as well as the awards from the National Association of Social Work (NASW) and the National Association of Deans and Directors of Schools of Social Work.


    Dr. Delany received both his Masters in Social Work and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from the University. In 2011, the University recognized Dr. Delany with the Alumni Achievement Award. We are pleased to have Dr. Delany, one of Catholic University’s most notable alumni, join our distinguish NCSSS faculty.

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