Virginia N Walther

Virginia N Walther, MSW

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science

Virginia Walther, LCSW-R, is Assistant Professor in the Departments of Preventive Medicine; Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science; and Pediatrics.  She also is the Associate Director of The Department of Social Work Services with over 30 years of clinical experience providing clinical social work services to  women and children as well as managing a staff of over 35 pediatric social workers who specialize in provision of population based, comprehensive psychosocial services to children and families.  Pediatric social work services include care coordination, behavioral and mental health service provision, advocacy and supportive counseling.  Ms. Walther’s particular clinical expertise is working with children and families coping with chronic childhood illnesses, many of which are life shortening.  She writes and oversees numerous clinical service grants which enhance psychosocial services to children and their family members. 

Specialty:  Clinical Social Worker
Associate Director for Women and Children's Health Social Work  

Clinical Interests:  Behavioral Health

Languages:  English

Education

MSW, Tulane University School of Social Work