Newton Resident Named McLean Hospital Director

August 21, 2000 -- Belmont, MA -- Susan Eisen, PhD, of Newton has been promoted to director of the Department of Mental Health Services Research at McLean Hospital. A McLean staff member since 1976, she previously served as the department’s assistant director.

Eisen helped develop McLean’s Basis-32 Plus Performance Measurement System, currently used by more than 35 behavioral health and substance abuse facilities across the country to assess quality and outcomes in their programs. In November, she was awarded a three-year, $800,000 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study the effectiveness of the Basis-32 system.

Eisen received her PhD from Brandeis University.