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UAB senior Shanquela Williams says she has a passion to change the world. And she’s off to a good start: In the spring of 2016, she made a difference in the lives of children in the west African nation of Ghana, where she spent a semester studying social work.
MSW program applications will be available starting on September 1, 2016.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Social Work has announced the formation of a Master of Social Work (MSW) program commencing in the fall of 2017.
Dr. Lisa Baker, Associate Professor of Social Work, was recently appointed to the Vestavia Hills Board of Education.
Shanquela Williams, junior social work major, will spend the spring semester in Ghana as part of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program.
Allyson Varley, a graduate student in the School of Public Health and research assistant to Department of Social Work Assistant Professor Laurel Hitchcock, PhD, took first place in the Business/Education section.
At the UAB Center for Patient Safety and Advanced Medical Simulation in Quarterback Tower and the UAB School of Medicine Simulation Sandbox, interprofessional simulations have involved social work students from the College of Arts and Sciences.
David Pollio, Ph.D, the chair of the UAB Department of Social Work, received an official proclamation from Birmingham Mayor William A. Bell in honor of National Social Work Month.
Christa Mojica was named the 2015 Outstanding Social Work Student of the Year and Lee Allen was named the recipient of the 2015 Noman Eggleston Student Award.
Professors from nine disciplines were awarded the second annual Teaching Innovation and Development Awards to support new approaches to instruction and learning.
Students from Hacettepe Üniversitesi in Ankara, Turkey recently visited UAB for 30 days to research the Social Work culture in the United States.
Mary Rainey Wetzel has been named the Department of Social Work Outstanding Undergraduate, 2013-14.
A collaborative effort among UAB faculty has produced the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary and international reference work on all aspects of the social scientific study of health and illness.
December 03, 2013

UAB Names Chair of Social Work

David Pollio, Ph.D., has been named chair of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Social Work. Pollio comes to UAB from the University of Alabama.
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