Category: SSW News Releases


BUSSW’s Renee Spencer Receives a William T. Grant Research Award

The William T. Grant Foundation is pleased to announce that Renee Spencer, Dept. of Human Behavior, School of Social Work, Boston University, is part of a Research Award under the Foundation’s Reducing Inequality focus area, which funds high quality, empirical projects that examine programs, policies, and practices that can reduce inequality among young people in […]

Special supplement to American Journal of Public Health focuses on social work and public health

New research from the Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health at Boston University available on Washington, D.C., December 13, 2017 — A special supplement to the American Journal of Public Health published today explores new perspectives and research on the role of social work in public health. Articles in this supplement tackle […]

BUSSW faculty receive RWJF grant to explore a question with housing policy implications

Does the value of housing assistance impact health outcomes? The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has awarded $99,850 to two BUSSW faculty members affiliated with the Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health (CISWH) at Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW). Thomas Byrne, assistant professor, BUSSW, and Daniel P. Miller, associate professor, BUSSW, will […]

Two BUSSW Alumni, Yaminette Diaz-Linhart and Aaron Coleman Selected for National Leadership Program to Build Health Equity

Boston, MA – With the intention of diversifying the next generations of leaders and ensure equity in policies, Health Policy Research Scholars has selected a group of PhD students from across the country to be part of its second cohort. As two of 40 selected applicants, Boston University School of Social Work alumni Yaminette Diaz-Linhart and Aaron […]