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Mar 29

Steve Hicks School of Social Work Collaboration

March 29, 2019
Fellow News, Research

The Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas, led by Fellow Luis Zayas is breaking new ground with the creation of the Department of Health Social Work.  In partnership with the University of Texas Dell Medical School, The School of Social Work will jointly operate the Department of Health Social Work,

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Mar 25

New Research on HIV – Guilamo-Ramos

March 25, 2019
Fellow News, Research

Despite significant progress made in the fight against HIV/AIDS in the US, the amount of young people diagnosed with HIV continues to increase. Fellow Vincent Guilamo-Ramos has new research in a discussion paper from National Academy of Medicine Perspectives. The authors tackle the need for differentiated care that can be adapted to unique factors that

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Mar 22

New Research Grant for Jaccard

March 22, 2019
Fellow News, Research

Fellow James Jaccard is part of a new research team at NYU’s McSilver Institute studying interventions for New York African-American adolescents with depression.  The team received a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) for its study. More…

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Mar 13

Obamacare and Economics From Grinstein-Weiss

March 13, 2019
Fellow News, Policy, Practice Fields, Research

Cutting edge researcher Michal Grinstein-Weiss has new work out that’s making headline news.  She’s co-authored a study that finds access to subsidized health insurance dramatically boosts financial outcomes. Families who acquired Obamacare (ACA) insurance under exchanges were much less likely to miss paying mortgages or rent. Her findings have hit newsstands including the Atlantic, the

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Mar 13

Wong On Gun Violence

March 13, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

Newly inducted Fellow Marleen Wong recently spoke on a panel about gun violence and prevention.  Wong is an expert on mental health and suicide prevention. Her work focuses on children, youth and families.

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Mar 6

March 2019 Newsletter

March 6, 2019
Fellow News, Publications

  Check out the 2019 winter edition of our newsletter!

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Mar 5

From the President

March 5, 2019
Fellow News

This year ends the first decade of the Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW). To date, we have inducted 145 Fellows from a range of universities and research specialties. Our first initiative, the Grand Challenges in Social Work, is now fully launched and successful Other initiatives are in the works. Our new mentoring

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