Orrin Ware

Orrin Ware

Orrin D. Ware, MSW, MPH is a PhD student in the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work PhD program. Furthermore, he is a researcher/social worker in the field of HIV and substance use disorder treatment. He has over five years of experience providing direct services to people living with or impacted by HIV/AIDS or substance use disorders. This practical experience has ranged from pediatric HIV practices to adult substance use disorder treatment facilities.

Orrin has nearly ten years of experience working on various public health based research projects. These experiences include grant writing, IRB submission, training research staff, data collection & entry, submitting regulatory documents, submitting funding reports, supervising research staff, quality assurance, manuscript writing, and presenting research findings at meetings and conferences. He has coordinated research projects that range from community level needs assessments to pharmaceutical oncological randomized controlled trials (RCT). His public health social work perspective provides great insight when conducting research.

His previous education includes a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Howard University in 2010, Master of Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2012, and a Master of Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2017. He holds an active Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW) license in the state of Maryland.

Previous Education

MSW, University of Maryland, Baltimore
MPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham
BA, Howard University

Research Interests:

Stress related coping
Substance use disorders
Treatment retention