Deborah Putnam

Macro Placement Coordinator

Ms. Putnam joined the BU SSW administrative team in 2010 first in the Field Education Department to coordinate field education for macro social work students and more recently as Part Time Faculty Coordinator, where she provides overall support to and coordination of part-time faculty across the school’s campuses. She also teaches the introductory macro course and a macro-focused social work ethics course.  Prior to her appointment at BU, Ms. Putnam was director of program development at hopeFound (now Pine Street Inn) for 10 years, after many year so working in the field of community health in the areas of homelessness, adolescent health, domestic violence, HIV, and behavioral health. Ms. Putnam has an MSW and MPH from Boston University.