Category: CISWH

CISWH Names Core Directors to Expand Research and Programming in Key Areas

The Dean of the Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW) and Director of the Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health (CISWH), Dr. Jorge Delva, has named four inaugural core directors to guide the Center’s strategy and expand its impact on research, global health, and social work leadership. The four professors will work with […]

Planning for an Aging Population: Public Health Social Work in Action

What does it mean to be a public health social worker? The BUSSW Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health’s project Boston University Advancing Leadership in Public Health Social Work (BU-ALPS) explores the career paths and impact of MSW/MPH alumni. Emily Shea, MSW, MPH, Commissioner, Age Strong Commission, City of Boston, MA Emily Shea is a 1998/1999 graduate […]

Impacting Patients and Health Systems: Public Health Social Work in Action

What does it mean to be a public health social worker? CISWH’s Boston University Advancing Leadership in Public Health Social Work (BU-ALPS) project explores the career paths and impact of MSW/MPH alumni. Jenn Valenzuela, MSW, MPH, Chief People Officer, Health Leads, Boston, MA Jenn Valenzuela graduated from the Boston University MSW/MPH Program in 2000/2001. She was a Clinical Practice […]

Strengthening Public Health Social Work: New Resources for Schools and Practitioners

The Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health (CISWH) at BUSSW released several new resources to help advance the field of public health social work (PHSW) as part of the Boston University Advancing Leadership in Public Health Social Work (BU-ALPS) project — focused on strengthening the public health social work field both at Boston […]