Faculty Bios

At the University of Maryland School of Social Work, our faculty members are consistently ranked among the most active and productive social work scholars and researchers in the nation.

Not only are our faculty engaged in teaching, research, and practice, but they are also accessible and dedicated to meeting students' needs outside of the classroom.


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Haksoon Ahn

Haksoon Ahn, Associate Professor

Research Interests: Child Welfare and Family Welfare; Quality Assurance (QA) and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) in Child Welfare; Family-Centered Practice (FCP), Foster Parents; Welfare Policy, Poverty, Inequality, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), and Child Care; Economic Analysis, Administrative data; US Census Bureau’s Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) Panel Data

Email: hahn@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-4704  | Room: 3W09


Richard P. Barth, Professor and Chair, Executive Committee of the Grand Challenges for Social Work

Research Interests: He has directed more than 70 studies related to child welfare services, children’s behavioral health, pregnancy prevention, and child abuse prevention.  He is the Chair of the Grand Challenges for Social Work’s Executive Committee and has been honored by SSWR, NASW, the American Psychological Association (Div 37), and many other groups for his scholarly contributions.

Email: rbarth@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-3371 | Room: 534 SSW/LAW


John Belcher

John R. Belcher, Professor‌

Research Interests: Children, Youth, and Families; Community, Poverty, and Social Justice; Crime/Criminal Justice/Delinquency; Health; Homelessness; Housing; Management; Mental Health; Policy; Religion; Substance Abuse; Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs; Violence

Email: jbelcher@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-3613 | Room: 3E11


Mel Bellin

Melissa Bellin, Associate Professor and Chair of Health Specialization

Research Interests: Child and Family Adaptation to Chronic Illness and Disability; Developmental Disabilities; Family Centered Care; Interdisciplinary Collaboration; Social Work Practice in Health Care

Email: mbellin@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-4409 | Room: 3E43


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Sean Aaron Betsinger, Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Juvenile Justice; Racial Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System; Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices; Federal Criminal Sentencing



Email: abetsinger@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-4174 | Room: 3rd Floor


Lisa Berlin

Lisa Berlin, Professor

Research Interests: Infant-Parent Attachment; Early Parenting; Prevention of Child Maltreatment; Home Visiting; Program Evaluation

Email: lberlin@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-6392 | Room: 3E29-D


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Tony Bonadio, Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Improving effectiveness and efficiency of mental health treatment for children, adolescents, and families in community, school, and primary care settings through the applied use of empirical data; comparative effectiveness research; program evaluation; community psychology; assessment and psychometrics; multivariate statistics and mixture modeling techniques.



Email: fbonadio@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: 410-706-4882

John Cagle

John Cagle, Associate Professor

Research Interests: Hospice and Palliative Care; Psychosocial Aspects of Pain and Pain Management; Caregiving at the End of Life; The Intersection of Aging, Health and Palliative Care; End-of-Life Care in Long Term Care Settings; The Economic Impact of End-of-Life Care on Families



Email: jcagle@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-6106 | Room: 3W13


Christine Callahan

Christine Callahan, Research Associate Professor

Research Interests: Financial Social Work




Email: ccallahan@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-7051 | Room: 3W23


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David Camacho, Assistant Professor

Research Interests:  Racial and sexual minority older adults’ physical and mental health in the US and Latin America, particularly: 1) chronic pain, 2) loneliness, 3) cognitive functioning and 4) implementation science.




Email: david.camacho@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-5108 | Office: 5E41



Neijma Celestine-Donnor, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Strategic Planning, Ethnic and Racial Identity, Immigration, Anti-Racist Social Work Practice and Pedagogy, Restorative Practices and Restorative Pedagogy, Trauma Informed Equity Practices



Email: ncelestine-donnor@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-4210 


Franklin Chappell

Franklin Chappell, Clinical Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Field Education

Research Interests: Social Work Field Education, Health Issues, Loss and Grief



Email: fchappell@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-3600 | Room: 5E30


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Christabel Cheung, Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Psychosocial oncology; adolescent and young adult (AYA) oncology; financial hardship; social determinants of health; health disparities; health equity; patient engagement in research; and embodied research.


Email: christabel.cheung@ssw.umaryland.edu  |  Phone: 410-706-7011  |  Room: 3W04


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Denise Chop, Clinical Instructor and Coordinator for Field Education

Research Interests: Field Education, Children and Families and Child Welfare





Email: dchop@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-4552 | Room: 5E31


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Kathryn S. Collins, Associate Professor

Research Interests: Violence Exposure and Trauma Symptomatology; Mental Health and Disability Policies; Cognitive/Narrative Evidence Based Interventions in Social Work Education, Research and Practice; Feminist Pedagogy



Email: kcollins@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-0814 | Room: 3E29G


Cox-Branch, Caron

Caron Cox-Branch, Clinical Instructor and Coordinator for Field Instruction

Research Interests: Field Education, Childhood Social-Emotional Development 




Email: ccox-branch@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-0867  | Room: 5E42


Sarah Dababnah

Sarah Dababnah, Associate Professor

Research Interests: Services and Support for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; Child and Adolescent Mental Health; Sceening of Autism Spectrum Disorders; Early Intervention Services for Young; Children with or At Risk for Developmental Disabilities; Health-Related Issues of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their Caregivers; Evidence-based Practices; Disability and Mental Health Policy; Cross-Cultural Comparisons; Global Disability Issues; Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods


Email: sdababnah@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-8076 | Room: 5E39


Joan Davitt

Joan Davitt, Associate Professor and Chair of Aging Specialization

Research Interests: Aging; Home Care; Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Home Health Care




Email: jdavitt@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-5116 | Room: 3W11


Bruce DeForge

Bruce R. DeForge, Associate Professor

Research Interests: Medical Sociology – Social Psychological Aspects of Health, Health Attitudes/Beliefs, Health Status, Quality of Life, Social/Psychological Well-Being, Health Disparities; Health Literacy; Sociology of Mental Health (stigma); Social Psychology (attitudes and public opinion, self-concept); Homelessness; Mental Health Policy


Email: bdeforge@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-5612 | Room: 3E13


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Frederick A. DiBlasio, Professor

Research Interests: Clinical Use of Forgiveness; Clinical Practice Issues




Email: fdiblasio@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-7799 | Room: 5E43

Nancy Dickinson

Nancy S. Dickinson, Clinical Professor

Research Interests: Leadership in Child Welfare; Child Welfare Research; Child Welfare Education and Training



Email:ndickinson@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone:(410) 706-3740 | Room:546 LAW/SSW


Jill Farrell

Jill Farrell, Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Juvenile Justice; Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices; Racial Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System; Program Evaluation; Using Data to Inform Policy; Workforce Development



Email: jfarrell@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-6693 | Room: 306 W.Redwood


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Gisele Ferretto, Clinical Instructor

Research Interests: Professional ethics, policy and leadership development, field education, child welfare practice, child abuse and neglect prevention, confidentiality, and curriculum development




Email: gferretto@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-6934 | Room: 2E21


Nadine Finigan

Nadine Finigan-Carr, Research Associate Professor and Director of the Prevention of Adolescent Risks Initiative

Research Interests: Public Health Social Work; Adolescent Risk Behaviors– sexual reproductive health, aggression and violence, substance use; ChildWelfare; Child Sex Trafficking; Parent Engagement



Email:nfinigan-carr@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone:(410) 706-7157 | Room:SSW/LAW 517

Jodi Frey

Jodi Jacobson Frey, Associate Dean for Research and Professor

Research Interests: Adult and Emerging Adult Behavioral Health; Workplace Behavioral Health and Well-Being; Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention; Opioid Use, Recovery and Broader Substance Use; Employee Assistance, Workplace Mental Health and Well-Being; Working Families; Social Determinants of Health; Financial Capability and Asset Building

Email: jfrey@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-3607 | Room: 5E10


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Samantha Fuld, Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Interests: The impact of trauma and stigma on mental health in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities; Incorporating critical disability studies into social work education and practice; Critical social work education and practice; Social & institutional models of understanding and undoing oppression; Neurodiversity; Reflective supervision



Email: Samantha.Fuld@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-7021 | Room: 3W23


Debbie Gioia

Deborah Gioia, Associate Professor

Research Interests: Schizophrenia and Vocational Identity; Evidence-Based Practice Adoption by Mental Health Practitioners; Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood; Veteran’s Mental Health; First Episode Psychosis

Email: dgioia@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-7765 | Room: 3W16


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Laurie Graham, Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Sexual violence prevention, Intimate partner violence and homicide prevention, Human trafficking prevention, Intersectional research and practice, Intervention research




Phone: (410) 706-7012 | Email: laurie.graham@ssw.umaryland.edu | Room: 3W06


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Elizabeth Greeno, Research Associate Professor

Research Interests: Child Welfare; Trauma; Child Abuse & Neglect; Child Welfare; WorkforceMental Health

Email: egreeno@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-4259 | Room: 306 W.Redwood


Geoff Greif

Geoffrey L. Greif, Professor

Research Interests: Family Therapy; Group Work; Child Abduction; Single Parents; Friendships

Email: ggreif@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-3567 | Room: 3W01  |  Blog @ Psychology Today 


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Deborah S. Harburger, Clinical Instructor; Director, Division of Policy, Finance & Systems Design; Director, Ruth Young Center for Maryland, The Institute for Innovation & Implementation

Research Interests: Public child- and family-serving systems and related reform and design; child welfare; older youth involved with child welfare; interagency initiatives; sustainable financing for home- and community based services




Email: dharburger@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: 410-706-1868 | Room: 306 W. Redwood Street, 2nd Floor


Henderson Madge

Madge Henderson, Clinical Instructor and Field Coordinator

Research Interests: Healthcare, HIV/AIDS, Renal Care, and Hospice





Email: madge.henderson@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-3894 | Room: 5E31


Angela Henneberger

Angela K. Henneberger, Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Positive Youth Development; Peer Relationships; At-Risk Youth; Academic Development; Social Development; Causal Inference; Advanced Statistical Methods

Email: ahenneberger@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-6341 | Room: LAW/SSW COO6-B


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Tamara Hicks, Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Social Determinants Of Health, Health and Access Disparities, Gentrification and Neighborhood Change, Chronic Stress among Special Needs Parents




Email:Tamara.Hicks@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410)706-7010 | Room: 3W03


Mary Hodorowicz

Mary Hodorowicz, Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Social Work Teaching and Training Methods, Child Maltreatment Prevention, Substance Use, Mental and Behavioral Health Treatment, Motivational Interviewing, and Child Welfare, Adoption, and At-Risk Youth Populations.






Email: THODOROWICZ@ssw.umaryland.edu  |  Phone: 410-706-3616  |  Room: 3W24 


Karen Hopkins

Karen Hopkins, Associate Professor

Research Interests: Organizational Learning, Capacity-building, and Development; Management Practices that Enhance Worker Well-Being and Performance; Workforce Development, Performance Management; Program Evaluation

Email: khopkins@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-1496 | Room: 3E29-C


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Angela Jachelski, Clinical Instructor and Coordinator for Macro Field Education

Research Interests: Social Work Field Education,  Evidenced Based Mental Health services for youth engaged in the Child Welfare system


Email:ajachelski@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone(410) 706-3363 | Room: 5E34

Jones Harden, Brenda

Brenda Jones Harden, Alison Richman Professor for Children and Families

Research Interests: Developmental and mental health needs of young children at environmental risk, including effects of trauma and poverty; child maltreatment; child welfare intervention; home visitation; early childhood intervention; parenting programs; prevention programs




Email: brenda.jones-harden@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-3829 | Room: 3W02


Kearley Brook

Brook Kearley, Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Evaluation of Substance Use and Delinquency Prevention and Intervention Programs; Implementation of Evidence Based Programs; Experimental Methods; Longitudinal Research




Email: Brook.Kearley@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410)706-2382 | Room: 306 W. Redwood Street

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Jennifer L. Kelman, Clinical Assistant Professor, Unit and Program Director

Research Interests: Child Welfare, Adoption and Kinship Care, Child Welfare Workforce Development, Trauma Responsive Care



Email:jkelman@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone:410-706-1442


Amanda Lehning

Amanda Lehning, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor

Research Interests: Aging in place, Neighborhoods and Health, Health Inequities in Later Life, Long-Term Services and Supports, Health Policy, Housing and Transportation

Email: alehning@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-3831 | Room: 3W04


Erika Lewis

Ericka Lewis, Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Child Neglect, Parent Training, Mental Health Services, Prevention Research, Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions

Email: Ericka.Lewis@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-0341 | Room: 3W05


Bethany Lee

Bethany R. Lee, Professor & Director of the PhD and Post-Doctoral Program

Research Interests: Child Welfare;Children's Mental Health;Quality of Care;Out-of-home Care;Residential Treatment;Treatment Foster Care; Quantitative Methodology


Email: blee@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-3809 | Room: 508 SSW/LAW


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Kyla Liggett-Creel, Clinical Associate Professor

Research Interests: Early Childhood; Trauma; Cultural Competence; Place-based Initiatives; Program Evaluation; Families in Urban Environments





Email: kliggett-creel@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: 410-706-1099 | Room: 2W04

Samuel Little

Samuel B. Little, Associate Dean for Field Education, Clinical Asociate Professor

Research Interests: Child Neglect, Parent Training, Mental Health Services, Prevention Research, Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions

Email: sblittle@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-4545 | Room: 5E38


Laura Loessner

Laura Loessner, Assistant Director for Field Education, Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Clinical Supervision, Cultural Humility, Community-based Non-Profits, K-12 Special Education, Medicaid

Email: lloessner@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-6352 | Room: 5E36


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Marlene Matarese, Clinical Associate Professor and Deputy Director

Research Interests: Wraparound, SOC, workforce development, implementation science, LGBTQI-2S topics, youth involvement and positive youth development.




Email: mmatarese@ssw.umaryland.edu  |  Phone: 410-706-4732 


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Nicole Mattocks, Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Environmental impacts on mental health; ecotherapy; environmental justice; behavioral health service systems; mental health crisis response and stabilization; telemedicine interventions for vulnerable populations; program evaluation; ecosocial work education. 

Phone: (410) 706-1107 Email: nmattocks@ssw.umaryland.edu Room: 5E24


Megan Meyer

Megan Meyer, Associate Professor

Research Interests: Community Organizing and Advocacy; Community-University PartnershipsHuman Service Organizations; Qualitative Research; Social Capital Development; Social Movements


Email: mmeyer@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-5635 | Room: 5E06


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Nalini Negi, Associate Professor

Research Interests: Migration; Substance Abuse; Mental Health of Latino Immigrants; Ethnic/Racial Identity; Culturally Competent Social Work Practice

Email: nnegi@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-3024 | Room: 5E08

Ed Pecukonis

Edward Pecukonis, Professor

Research Interests: Teaching Pedagogy, Interprofessional Education and Training, Motivational Interviewing, Family Therapy, Cognitive, Behavioral Therapy, Applied Behavioral Analysis, Equine-assisted Psychotherapy

Email: epecukonis@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-7533 | Room: 5E41

Joan Pittman

Joan Pittman, Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the MSW Program at Shady Grove

Research Interests: Mental Health; Clinical Practice with Individuals, Couples, and Families; Group Work; Social Work Education; Supervision

Email: jpittman@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (301) 738-6013 | Room: USG III-3145, Camille Kendall Academic Center (Building II)

Dean Judy Postmus

Judy L. Postmus, Dean and Professor

Research Intersts: The physical, sexual, and economic victimization of women.





Email: postmus@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: 410-706-7794


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Patricia Quinn-Stabile, Clinical Instructor

Research Interests: Substance Use Disorders in adults and adolescents, non- profit program administration, workforce development, field education, clinical supervision, ethics, legislative processes and policy, parenting medically fragile children, transition of medically fragile children to adult health care systems, tele-behavioral health.



Email: pquinn-stabile@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: 410-706-4538 | Room: COO5 SSW/LAW


Rose, Roderick

Roderick Rose, Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Youth in foster care, with an emphasis on behavioral health, Program evaluation in youth-serving public systems, Advanced methods for social work research with a focus on methods for causal inference




Email: rrose@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-7023 | Room: 511 SSW/LAW


Theda Rose

Theda Rose, Associate Professor

Research Interests: Adolescent Mental Health Promotion; Measurement of Adolescent Mental Wellbeing; School and Community-based Adolescent Mental Health Promotion Interventions; Positive Youth Development; Program Evaluation; Public Health Social Work

Email: trose@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-4127 | Room: 3W07


Paul Sacco

Paul Sacco, Associate Professor

Research Interests: Alcohol and Drug Use; Pathological and Problem Gambling; Aging and Life Course Development; Latent Variable Methodology

Email: psacco@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-8099 | Room: 5E21


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Adam Schneider, Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Homelessness, Public Policy, Public Health

Email: aschneider@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-6391 | Room: 3W25


Shaia, Wendy

Wendy Shaia, Clinical Associate Professor and Executive Director of SWCOS

Research Interests: Race and equity; Poverty and social justice; Black and African-American children with autism; Single parenting children of color; Organizational development.

Email: wshaia@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: 410-706-5130 | Room: SWCOS

Terry Shaw

Terry V. Shaw, Associate Professor and Director, Research Division, Institute for Innovation and Implementation

Research Interests: Child Welfare; Advanced Statistical Methods with Administrative Data; Environmental Issues Into Social Work Policy & Practice; Child Welfare Outcomes and Accountability; Adoption and Other Avenues to Permanency; Using Data to Inform Policy

Email: tshaw@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-3811 | Room: SSW/LAW 559


Corey Shdaimah

Corey Shdaimah, Daniel Thursz Distinguished Professor of Social Justice, Academic Coordinator for the MSW/JD & MSW/MPP Dual Degree Programs

Research Interests: Street-based Sex Work; Court-Affiliated Prostitution Diversion Programs; Child Care Policy; Theory and practice knowledge

Email: cshdaimah@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-7544 | Room: 3W17


Everett Smith

Everett Smith, Director of Tele-Behavioral Health Education

Research Interests: Anti-oppressive social work, family therapy, field education, mental health issues and trauma, youth development and family needs.




Email: everrett-smith@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: 410-706-1880 | Office: 5E37


Melissa Smith

Melissa Edmondson Smith, Associate Professor

Research Interests: Community-based mental heath services; Black populations diagnosed with serious mental illnesses; Youth and young adults at clinical high risk for psychosis; The intersection of race, ethnicity, sociocultural factors and serious mental illness across the life span; Qualitative and mixed methods research




Email: medmondson@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-5107 | Room: 3W15


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Peter Smith, Clinical Instructor

Research Interests: Theory Development, Emotional Systems Theory, Object Relations Theory, Clinical Practice, Human Behavior Theories, and the Interface of Religion and Mental Health.

Email: psmith@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-5120 | Room: 2E15

Michelle Tuten

Michelle Tuten, Associate Professor

Research Interests: Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse

Email: mtuten@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-7519 | Room: 5E28

Jay Unick

Jay Unick, Associate Professor

Research Interests: Social and Psychiatric Epidemiology; Psychiatric Diagnosis; Health Consequences of Heroin Use; Organization and Financing of Mental Health Services; Mental Health Outcome Measurement

Email: junick@ssw.umaryland.edu  | Phone: (410) 706-3735  | Room: 5E22


Fernando Wagner

Fernando Wagner, Professor

Research Interests: Development of methods, knowledge, and community-based participatory interventions promoting wellness and public mental health.



Email: fernando.wagner@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-5696 | Room: 5E10


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Lee Westgate, Clinical Instructor

Research Interests: Trauma-informed Care, Vicarious Trauma, Healthcare Bio-Ethics, Chronic and Life-Threatening Illness, Behavioral Health, Palliative and End of Life Care, Health Disparities & Health Equity, Social Determinants of Health, Healthcare Applications of Big Data, Critical Incident Management Working with LGBTQIA+ individuals and communities , Training and Continuing Education  


Email: lwestgate@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-1390 | Room: 3W26


Darren Whitfield

Darren L Whitfield, Associate Professor

Research Interests: HIV prevention, LGBTQ Health Disparities, Intersectionality, Racial/ethnic Disparities




Email: Darren.whitfield@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-6340 | Office: 5E43


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Alexandra Wimberly, Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Complementary health approaches for stress coping and substance use problems, including yoga and mindfulness meditation; Stress and substance use; Substance use and HIV interventions for people with criminal justice involvement; Continuing care for substance use



Email: awimberly@ssw.umaryland.edu | Room: 5E26

Michael Woolley

Michael Woolley, Professor

Research Interests: Social Environment Influences on Educational Outcomes of Vulnerable Student Populations, Social Work Practice with Children, Youth and Families

Email: mwoolley@ssw.umaryland.edu | Phone: (410) 706-7839 | Room: 3W14