Steven A. Estrine, PhD

Steve Estrine, Ph.D, is the founder and president of SAE & Associates. He has more than 35 years of experience as a high-level administrator, strategic planner, and mental health and substance abuse program developer for the most vulnerable, at-risk populations across the life span. Dr. Estrine has held positions as Director of Adult Psychiatric Services of the New York State Office of Mental Health, Director of Public Sector Psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital, and Director of Program Development at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health Systems. His guidance has yielded millions in grant funding for programs serving the needs of those who are homeless, coming out of prison, and/or impacted by co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse, including veterans. His innovative approaches to increasing health literacy and improving health integration and access for vulnerable populations has been an asset to human services organizations and agencies since 2007. He is the editor of Service Delivery for Vulnerable Populations: New Directions in Behavioral Health, published in 2011 by Springer publications. Dr. Estrine is a marathon runner and has run in 15 NYC marathons.