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Dr. Dale A. Masi is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland, and President and CEO of Masi Research Consultants, Inc., a Boston company specializing in Employee Assistance Program (EAP) design, implementation, training and evaluation. In addition, Dr. Masi is the Project Director at Northeastern University, Boston, for the National Institute of Health Grant “Rapid Response to College Binge Drinking” and she is also Academic Adviser at Northeastern University’s Online Institute for Employee Assistance. She lectures annually at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.
She is the author of 13 books and more than 70 articles dealing with EAPs, Evaluation, and various mental health issues. Dr. Masi earned a master’s in social work from the University of Illinois and holds a doctorate from the Catholic University of America and was a Fulbright Scholar to Italy, Hong Kong, and Japan. She was the recipient of a post-doctoral research award from the American Association of University Women. As a specialist in workplace problems, she has lectured in 45 countries and has been an expert witness in a number of prominent legal cases including the Exxon-Valdez case.
Dr. Masi served as the Director of Employee Counseling Services in the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She managed the model federal program serving 150,000 employees with a multi-million-dollar budget. As a specialist in workplace problems, she has also served as an AMPART lecturer around the world for the U.S. State Department.
Dr. Masi is the recipient of many honors including induction into the National Academies of Practice as a Distinguished Scholar.She received the first Rhoda G. Sarnat Award from the National Association of Social Workers Foundation in 1993 and in 1996 received the “Outstanding Educator in America” Distinguished Alumna Award from the College of Mount Saint Vincent. She has been elected to the EAP Hall of Fame, and has served on the Boards of the National Security Institute as well as the Fulbright Association.