Melissa Edmondson Smith

Melissa SmithMelissa Edmondson Smith, Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Phone: (410) 706.5107
Room: 3W15
Edmondson Smith CV

Mailing Information:
UM School of Social Work
525 West Redwood Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201


MsSW, Columbia University
PhD, University of Southern California

Expertise and Research Interests

Severe Mental Illness
African Americans with Schizophrenia

Ethnic Minorities with Schizophrenia
Mental Health Treatment Outcomes
Mental Health Services Research

Recent Publications

Pahwa, R., Smith, M. E.,  McCullough, C & Brekke, J. (in press). The effect of symptoms and social support on functioning for individuals with schizophrenia: Testing social support centered versus symptom centered models. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research
Smith, M. E., Lindsey, M., Williams, C. Medoff, D., Lucksted, A., Fang, L.J., Schiffman, J., Lewis-Fernandez, Roberto, Dixon, L. (2014) Race-related differences in participation in the National Alliance on Mental Illness Family to Family Education Program. American Journal of Community Psychology, 54, 316–327
doi: 10.1007/s10464-014-9674-y