Dr. Sandra L. Bloom, is a Board-Certified psychiatrist, and Associate Professor, Health Management and Policy at the Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University. She is the co-founder of the Sanctuary Model and is the founder of Creating Presence, an online organizational approach for creating trauma-informed systems. Dr. Bloom is known nationally and internationally as trauma expert, clinician, trainer and author. She is Past President of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. She serves as Co-Chair for the Philadelphia ACEs Task Force. In 2019 Dr. Bloom was awarded the American Psychiatric Association’s 2019 Distinguished Service Award.