Tag: social work

National AIDS Policy Director Keynotes AHSR Conference

On October 15, 2014, Douglas Brooks (’99), director of the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP), returned to Boston to keynote the Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR) Conference, hosted by the Center for Addiction Research (CARS). The annual conference focuses on integrating addiction, mental health, and medical care services. President Barack Obama appointed Brooks to ONAP in […]

BUSSW Ranked #13 Program in Online Guide, Best MSW Programs

Boston University School of Social Work was recently ranked #13 program in the nation by the popular online guide, Best MSW Programs. The 2014-15 rankings on the site were announced last week. Best MSW Programs examined over 230 social work programs across the country before putting together their list of the 50 best programs. In […]

BUSSSW Alumni Eugene Dawson (SSW ’66) Awarded Presidential Leadership Award for Distinguished Service by the Colorado Gerontological Society

The Colorado Gerontological Society awarded Eugene “Gene” Dawson (SSW ’66) the first Presidential Leadership Award for Distinguished Service at its annual “Salute to Seniors” Ceremony in May. The award is now titled the Eugene Dawson Presidential Leadership Award, honoring Dawson’s years of service. It will be awarded annually to esteemed recipients making extraordinary contributions to […]