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Linda Young Landesman

Linda Young Landesman, American health services researcher, educator. Licensed clinical social worker, California; board certified diplomate social worker American Board Examiners. Recipient Doctoral Dissertation award The Health Services Improvement Fund, Inc. Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield, New York City, 1990.


  • Landesman, Linda Young was born on March 20, 1949 in Flint, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Samuel Morrie and Bertha (Sills) Young.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Michigan, 1971. Master of Social Work, University Michigan, 1974. Department of Public Health, Columbia University, 1990.


    • Clinical social worker Los Angeles County Health Services, Long Beach, California, 1974-1976, Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, 1976-1979. Member faculty Perinatal Outreach, Orange, California, 1980-1983. Clinical social worker University California-Irvine, 1979-1984.

      Consultant Newhall & Landesman, Palos Verde, since 1982. Assistant professor Albert Einstein College Medicine, Bronx, New York, 1991-1992. Member faculty New School for Social Research, New York City, since 1992.

      Member adjunct faculty Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emmitsburg, Maryland, 1982-1983. Advisor in health Assemblywoman Cecile Singer, 84th Assemlby District, Yonkers, New York, since 1991. Member environmental subcommittee New York Academy Medicine, New York City, since 1990.

      Reviewer Mosby Books, 1988-1990, American Medical Association Commission on Express Mail Service, Chicago, 1988-1990, National Science Foundation, Washington, 1988-1990.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed clinical social worker, California. Board certified diplomate social worker American Board Examiners.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.


    President district 6 B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, Flint, Michigan, 1966-1967. Member American Public Health Association, American Society for Testing and Materials, League of Women Voters (director 1990-1993), National Association of Social Workers, Public Health Association New York City (board directors since 1993).


    • Married Paul Landesman, May 29, 1983. 1 child, Andrew David.
    • father: Samuel Morrie Young
    • mother: Bertha (Sills) Young
    • spouse: Paul Landesman
    • child: Andrew David Landesman
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    Born March 20, 1949
    (age 68)