Clinical Social Worker
Leo Newhouse, LICSW, has been a member of the BIDMC Social Work team for the past seven years, specializing in Palliative Care and Senior Health (Gerontology). He is a former Beth Israel Gerontology Fellow who has worked with numerous patients with cognitive and other neurological disorders and their families. Fluent in Russian and with a working knowledge of Spanish, Leo is an author of several book chapters and profes-sional articles on culturally sensitive social work. His approach to work is highly collabo-rative and team oriented, with an emphasis on problem-solving and solution-focused mo-dalities.