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Suicide and Opioid Use

This research project focuses on preventing suicide among people who use opioids. Funded by a $65,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the project will create a suicide and overdose prevention needs assessment for agencies that provide opioid treatment across Massachusetts. [...]


Uganda Trauma-Informed Care Collaboration with Makerere University

Through a collaboration with Makerere University’s Social Work program, CISWH offers trauma-informed training for faculty, staff, and social workers from non-governmental organizations and community agencies working with refugees, survivors of war, and human trafficking (from Congo, Somalia, B [...]


Megan Smith

Megan Smith is a social worker who has worked with the homeless community in Rhode Island for twelve years. For the last three years, she was the outreach program manager with the House of Hope CDC, working with adults experiencing street homelessness. She has taught at the Rhode Island College Scho [...]


Maria Campos Rojo

Maria joined the Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health in July 2018 as a research assistant for the HRSA Community Health Workers project. After graduating from the University of California Berkeley in 2014, Maria began to work as a legal assistant for a non-profit law firm that represente [...]


Daniel P. Miller

Daniel P. Miller is the Chair of Human Behavior and and Associate Professor at Boston University School of Social Work. His areas of expertise include child and family well-being, health and public health, social policy and poverty, food insecurity and food and nutrition assistance programs, father [...]


Linda Susan Sprague Martinez

Linda Sprague Martinez, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Macro Social Work Practice. Her work bridges social work, public health and medicine. Her work examines how assets can be recognized and leveraged by communities to improve living environments and health. She is specifically interested in e [...]


Luz Marilis López

Luz Marilis López, MSW, MPH, Ph.D, is a Clinical Professor at Boston University School of Social Work and Associate Director of the Dual Degree Program in Social Work & Public Health. Her research and practice interests are in the areas of substance abuse, trauma due to violence, diverse popula [...]


Mariah LeStage

Mariah LeStage is working with CISWH as a part-time graduate communications fellow while she pursues her MSW at Boston University’s School of Social Work. She’s spent a career as a marketing and creative consultant, who has spent the last decade helping health and technology clients bett [...]


Alena Lauritsen

Alena is an MSW student at the Boston University School of Social Work, studying clinical social work and trauma. She currently works in a community mental health clinic focusing on childhood trauma, domestic violence, and older adults recovering from adverse experiences. She is also a middle school [...]

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