Faculty Directory

Robert J. Keane

Part-Time Faculty


Robert J. Keane, Ph.D., is a senior behavioral health administrator who has worked in many levels of care and across healthcare sectors. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Keane was the Regional Director for Boston at the Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership, the behavioral health carve out for Medicaid for five years and served for as the Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Mental Health for four years. In this role, he was a co-investigator for a four year SAMHSA grant that significantly reduced the use of seclusion and restraint in Massachusetts state hospital system. Dr. Keane is currently an Assistant Vice President at Walden Behavioral Care and holds a Master's degree and a Doctorate from the Boston College School of Social Work