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CISWH at the 2019 American Public Health Association Conference

Monday, October 28, 2019

Faculty and staff from the Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health (CISWH) presented their research at the 2019 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo, in Philadelphia, PA, from November 3 to November 6. 

Additionally, Ada Avila, Boston University School of Social Work alum and CISWH research fellow, received the 2019 Social Work APHA Student Award. Congratulations Ada!


Sunday, November 3


Astraea Augsberger


Promoting Health Equity Among Parents with Intellectual Disabilities in the Child Welfare System: A Mixed Methods Examination of Project IMPACT


Monday, November 4


Ada Avila, Madi Wachman, Linda Sprague Martinez

Public Health Social Work Student Poster Session: Innovative Interventions and Partnerships—Pilot Social Work and Radiology Partnership to Reduce Breast Imaging Missed Care Opportunities in a Safety-Net Hospital


Tuesday, November 5


Maria Campos, Serena Rajabiun, Marena Sullivan, Allyson Baughman, Linda Sprague Martinez


Community Health Worker Poster Session: Improving Access to HIV/AIDS Care: A Curriculum for Supervisors Working with Community Health Workers


Marena Sullivan, Allyson Baughman, Maria Campos, Serena Rajabiun, Linda Sprague Martinez

Community Health Worker Poster Session: Utilizing Collaborative Learning Sessions to Enhance Community Health Worker Integration into Care Teams


Madi Wachman (moderator)

Public Health Social Work and LGBTQ Health


Betty J. Ruth, Madi Wachman


Advancing Public Health Social Work: Recommendations for Strengthening Visibility, Education, Impact, and Leadership and Public Health Social Workers at Work: Results from the Profiles in Public Health Social Work Study


Linda Sprague Martinez


Community-Engaged Research to Enhance Health Equity: Utilizing a patient-engaged research approach to examining oncology patient-provider relationships