Daniel J. Wall is president of Bradley Hospital, the nation's first psychiatric hospital for children and adolescents and a nationally recognized center for children's mental health care, training and research. Wall joined the staff at Bradley in 1988 as chief operating officer and chief financial officer before being appointed president and CEO in 1993.
In his role, Wall directs the overall planning, development, operation and ongoing evaluation of Bradley Hospital and provides senior executive direction and leadership to advance the hospital's mission of providing high-quality, family-focused care to children with emotional disorders and developmental disabilities. Wall also supports Lifespan's growth and business development in the pursuit of opportunities for the expansion of the system's comprehensive pediatric mental health care program and related psychiatric services.
In 2009, Wall received the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry's Robert Cancro Academic Leadership Award in recognition of his longstanding contributions to the field of children's mental health. He is the first non-physician to receive this prestigious award.
A graduate of Providence College with a degree in accounting, Wall began his career in children's mental health as a milieu counselor on psychiatric inpatient units. Prior to joining Bradley, he was the vice president of finance at the Hospital Association of Rhode Island and held various financial positions in the health care industry. A native of Rhode Island, Wall currently resides in Pawtucket.