Clinical Assistant Professor Barb Hiltz understands the healing power of a wedding dress. She co-founded The Brides Project that helps fund the Cancer Support Community of Greater Ann Arbor. Hiltz said The Brides Project has helped inform her teaching at the U-M School of Social Work.
Marc Mauer, MSW '75 and executive director of The Sentencing Project is one of the country's leading experts on sentencing policy, race and the criminal justice system. In his New York Times Letter to the Editor: When Ex-Felons Lose the Right to Vote, Mauer responds to an August 5, 2018 article "Arrested, Jailed and Charged With a Felony. For Voting."
Associate Professor Rogério Pinto presented his paper “Improving PrEP implementation through multilevel interventions: A synthesis of the literature” at the AIDS 2018 Conference.
Postdoctoral Fellow Shanna Kattari presented “Sexy Spoonies and Crip Sex: Intersections of Sexuality and Disability" at the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists Summer Institute. The theme of the institute this year was Decentering the Norm: Social Justice Transformations in Sex Therapy, Counseling and Education.
Research Fellow Lisa Fedina presented at the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Conference on a Systematic Review of Criminal Justice System Responses to Stalking Victimization and on Understanding the Health Consequences of Sexual Violence.
Professor William Elliott III and Melinda Lewis, co-authors of Making Education Work for the Poor: The Potential of Children's Savings Accounts, served as panelists for the New America event, Making Education Work: Is Attacking Wealth Inequality the Answer? The event focused on educational achievement, wealth inequality, and the future of the American Dream.
Professor Edie Kieffer presented "The Impact of Michigan's Medicaid Expansion on Dental Care Utilization, Oral Health and Job-Related Outcomes" at the 2018 Academy Health Annual Research Meeting.
Associate Professor and CoDirector of Child and Adolescent Data Lab Joe Ryan, along with Director of Operations Terri Gilbert and Data Analyst Andrew Moore are featured on the front page of Detroit Legal News for their work with the lab.
Professor Emerita Kathleen Faller received the Sol Gothard Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Forensic Social Workers.
Assistant Professor Shawna Lee received a research grant from the Department of Health and Human Services - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Her project aims to reduce risk factors associated with infant mortality and other negative birth outcomes by significantly improving the provision of services to expectant and new fathers in the state of Michigan.
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