Taryn Lindhorst, PhD

Taryn Lindhorst, PhD

inducted in 2015 Fellow
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Dr. Taryn Lindhorst, PhD, LCSW is the Carol LaMare Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of Washington. Prior to receiving her doctorate in 2001, Dr. Lindhorst spent 15 years providing social work services in public health settings in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Lindhorst teaches courses in qualitative and mixed methods research, health practice, oncology and palliative care, and social work history and policy. Her research focuses on violence against women, health and policy implementation. Dr. Lindhorst is currently studying the integration of victimization research into practice, relationship violence among sexual minority youth, and professional communication in an intensive healthcare setting.

Dr. Lindhorst’s work on policy implementation for battered women has won several national awards. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Justice and the William T. Grant Foundation. In addition to numerous journal articles, she has published two books, The Safety Net Health Care System: Practice at the Margins (with Gunnar Almgren) and Women and Children Seeking Safety: A Study of Domestic Violence and the International Hague Convention (with Jeffrey Edleson).

To view Dr. Lindhorst’s Faculty Page, click here: University of Washington, School of Social Work.