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Barbara S. Hiltz

Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work and MSW Program Director

Clinical Assistant Professor Barbara Hiltz, MSW, focuses on the sustainability of community-based organizations, including the role of innovations, social enterprise and social entrepreneurship in shaping social service delivery.
For more than two decades, Hiltz has worked in interpersonal, community and administrative practice.

She served as executive director of a program for men who abuse their domestic partners in St. Louis, MO, and a cancer support organization in Ann Arbor, MI. Other areas of expertise include women in leadership, human resource management, fund and program development and fiscal management.

In 2011, Hiltz co-founded The Brides Project, a social enterprise designed to raise money for cancer support services.

Research Interests/Focus

social enterprise, social entrepreneurship, fundraising, nonprofit management, leadership, strategic planning

Contact Information

PhoneFaxEmailRoomAddress
(734) 763-6582(734) 763-3372bshiltz@umich.edu2839 SSWBUniversity of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 S. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
(734) 975-2500(734) 975-2525Cancer Support Community of Greater Ann Arbor
2010 Hogback Road, Suite 3
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Education

Year Degree   School
1998 MSSW Social Work University of Wisconsin, Madison
1997 BSSW Social Work University of North Dakota, Grand Forks
Year Description
2016 Teacher of the Year Award, University of Michigan Social Work Student Union, Ann Arbor, MI
2013 Spirit of Collaboration Award, Michigan Cancer Consortium
2013 Addy Award, People's Choice, Ann Arbor Ad Club
2013 Addy Award, Best in Show, Ann Arbor Ad Club
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