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Kaleidoscope of Care

Center staff developed Kaleidoscope of Care, a cross-disciplinary training curriculum to increase knowledge and awareness of the relationship between HIV infection and substance use. The training curriculum is designed for HIV medical and substance abuse treatment providers as a Training of Trainers [...]


Project CAATCH

Project CAATCH Center staff are working with four Massachusetts Health Centers to engage 70 women and young adults who are HIV + and have fallen out of care. This initiative, funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MA DPH) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), [...]


Eleanor Zambrano

Eleanor “Ellie” Zambrano, MSW, LICSW, is a social work leader with more than 20 years of health care and nonprofit experience. She has an extensive background working in senior leadership within nonprofit organizations with an emphasis on workforce and talent development, strategic planning, op [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Julia Jashinski

Julia is a current MSW student at the Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW). She joined the Center as a graduate fellow to assist with with research projects seeking to understand the role of social workers in healthcare and advancing health equity. At BUSSW, Julia is in the clinical progr [...]

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