Associate Dean Gerald P. Mallon Receives National Adoption Excellence Award in Washington, D.C. Ceremony


On Thursday, November 16 in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) presented its 2017 Adoption Excellence Award to Dr. Gerald P. Mallon – the Julia Lathrop Professor of Child Welfare and Associate Dean for Scholarship and Research at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.

Dr. Mallon (pictured) received this distinguished award alongside fellow honorees at HHS’s National Adoption Month Celebration, held in the nation’s capital. The ceremony is available on the HHS YouTube channel: Part I and Part II (Dr. Mallon’s recognition is in Part II, from minute 18:10).