Aaron V. Rakow

Dr. Aaron Rakow is the director of Operations of the WISE Center and an associate professor within the Department of Psychiatry at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Rakow’s professional background focuses on improving access to empirically supported mental health care via training and dissemination efforts within K-12 school systems. Dr. Rakow is the co-founder and former co-executive director of InSite Solutions. Dr. Rakow has previously been involved in the successful launch of a statewide mental health training and dissemination effort with the Departments of Health and Mental Health in the State of Vermont. Collectively, Dr. Rakow has fifteen years of experience working within the behavioral health field including at the National Institutes of Mental Health, Children's National Health System, The Medical University of South Carolina and the University of Vermont. Dr. Rakow is a licensed Child Psychologist in Washington, D.C.