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Barron’s: Coronavirus Leaves Children in Institutionalized Care at Risk

The Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health’s Senior Project Director Meg Comeau discusses how some of the most vulnerable children—those living in long-term care facilities—are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Excerpted from Barron’s: Thousands of America’s sickest children live in long-term care facilities. They have rare genetic disorders, traumatic... More

Bustle: Prof. Eschmann on Responding to Racist Comments on Social Media

In Bustle's "How To Confront People On Social Media About Racist Comments," Assistant Professor Rob Eschmann explains why microaggresssions on the internet affect how we respond to racism. Excerpted from Bustle – "All the research on microaggressions shows that when people say things that are subtly racist, the most common response is to not respond," Rob Eschmann... More

Newsweek: Prof. Wilkinson in ‘Republican Group Is Recruiting Pro-Trump Doctors to Make Case for Swift Reopening’

BUSSW clinical associate professor Geoffrey Wilkinson responds to reports that President Trump's administration handpicked medical professionals to promote a political agenda. Excerpted from "Republican Group Is Recruiting Pro-Trump Doctors to Make Case for Swift Reopening of Economy" (Newsweek): Geoffrey Wilkinson, a clinical associate professor at the Boston University School of Social Work... More

Prof. López in BU Diversity & Inclusion’s “Thriving in Boston”

Get to know Luz Marilis López: BUSSW clinical professor, director of the Global Health Core at the Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health (CISWH), and associate director of the Dual Degree Program in Social Work & Public Health. In BU Diversity & Inclusion's video spotlight, López explains how Boston University's... More

AP News: Prof. Azzi-Lessing on ‘Common Good and Coronavirus’

BU School of Social Work clinical professor Lenette Azzi-Lessing speaks to Associated Press reporter Ted Anthony about individualism and interdependence. Excerpted from "Me and we: Individual rights, common good and coronavirus" (Associated Press): Individualism tends to favor groups that are in power, economically or socially. In short, doing what one wants is... More