Category: Research

Christina Lee

A Researcher’s Perspective: Christina Lee, PhD

When Christina Lee, PhD, a licensed psychologist, joined BUSSW as an associate professor in 2019, she brought with her a clear expertise in intervention science, addiction psychology, and health disparities research. As the first director of the Research Core at BUSSW’s Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health, she continues her pioneering work on […]

BUSSW and BMC Researchers Say We Can Change the Face of Health Care by Including Young People in the Planning Process

Young people’s assessments of well-being in their own communities can be instrumental in shaping efforts to improve health conditions, according to new research led by the Boston University School of Social Work, Boston Medical Center and the Center for Community Health Education Research and Service, Inc., funded by the Institute for Health System Innovation & […]

Profs. Augsberger & Sprague Martinez Land Funding for Youth-Led Health Promotion Project with BU School of Medicine

BU’s Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has awarded a research grant to professors Astraea Augsberger (BUSSW), Dr. Katherine Gergen Barnett (BU School of Medicine) and Linda Sprague Martinez (BUSSW) for their project, “Data-Driven, Youth-Led Health Promotion Strategy for a Safety Net Accountable Care Organization.” The aim of the project, devised within a “participatory action research” […]

Prof. Collins Awarded Funding to Address Workforce Needs for Youth

BU Initiative on Cities (IOC) has awarded BUSSW faculty member Mary E. Collins an Early Stage Urban Research Award as part of its annual effort to provide seed funding to BU researchers focused on solving urban challenges. Collins, an internationally recognized expert on child welfare, will use the funding to study how local workforce development […]