Category: Research

Associate Dean Taylor Joins Leading HIV-Related Researchers at Global AIDS Conference

Dr. Taylor unveils research on smartphone-based music app that may help patients living with HIV S. Wade Taylor, PhD, associate dean at BUSSW, joined more than 5,000 scientists, clinicians, public health experts, and community leaders from 140 countries gathered at the 2019 International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Mexico City for knowledge-sharing on the latest […]

Researchers Identify Negative Impacts of Food Insecurity on Children’s Health

Washington, D.C. (September 9, 2019) – Food insecurity — uncertainty about or a lack of consistent access to food that meets the needs of household members — is a persistent social problem in the United States that affected roughly 14.3 million households in 2018 and nearly 14% of households with children, according to the U.S. […]

Boston University Researchers to Study Role of Racism, Trauma, and Family Stress in Asian American Women’s Health

Boston University School of Social Work’s Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health (CISWH) announces the funding and launch of a new pilot research project, Epi AWARE, to investigate the relationship between stress and physical health in Asian American women. Epi AWARE will assess Asian American women’s experiences of childhood trauma, perceived racism, and stressors related […]

Linda Sprague Martinez

Treating Opioid Use Disorder Isn’t “One-Size-Fits-All” Says BUSSW Professor

“It takes a village.” The phrase may sound familiar but it rings particularly true as BUSSW associate professor Dr. Linda Sprague Martinez joins a massive research initiative with an ambitious goal: to reduce opioid use disorder in Massachusetts by 40 percent. Researchers and practitioners from state agencies and institutions will leverage their diverse expertise and […]