May 20, 2016

Sue Sohng, a beloved and distinguished professor, retires

After 25 years, Sue Sohng, one of School’s most distinguished and beloved faculty members, will retire at the end of June. Sue joined the faculty as an assistant professor in 1991, and has been a force for social justice at the School ever since. “To say the School community will miss Sue is a profound understatement,” says Dean Eddie Uehara.

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April 29, 2016

Farah Mohamed is the 2016 Global Health Outstanding Student

The UW School of Public Health has selected MSW/SPH degree candidate Farah Mohamed as the 2016 Global Health Outstanding Student (masters level). This award recognizes one master’s and one doctoral student from the outstanding student nominees from departments that make up the UW School of Public Health who excel in scholarship, commitment to public health beyond their research

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April 15, 2016

NIH awards $675,000 to Gillian Marshall for study on financial hardship and health

The National Institutes of Health awarded Gillian Marshall, assistant professor of social work at UW Tacoma, more than $675,000 to study the complex and previously unexplored relationship between financial hardship and mental and physical health. The Great Recession of 2008 altered the financial well-being of millions of people, especially older Americans.

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April 11, 2016

Social work doctoral students selected for program that promotes "team science"

Pre-doctoral social work students Tiffany Jones andClaire Willey are two of 12 students accepted from five of the six UW health sciences schools and the College of Engineering into the UW Institute of Translational Health Sciences to pursue multidisciplinary research.

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April 4, 2016

Danae Dotolo named Magnuson health sciences scholar in social work

Every year, the UW's six health sciences schools and the Magnuson Scholar Program nominate a scholar from their respective school on the basis of outstanding academic performance and potential contributions to health sciences research. The UW School of Social Work has selected Danae Dotolo who earned her M.A.

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