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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February 24, 2016

UW recognizes Margaret Spearmon for academic leadership

Margaret Spearmon received the University’s Multicultural Alumni Partnership’s Distinguished Alumna Award for 2015–2016.

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