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School well-represented at research conference in Washington

The UNC School of Social Work was well-represented at the Society for Social Work and Research‘s (SSWR) 16th Annual Conference, held Jan. 11-15 in Washington, D.C. This year’s theme was “Research That Makes A Difference: Advancing Practice and Shaping Public Policy.” A number of our faculty, students and alumni attended and presented. The School hosted a Friday evening reception that had a huge turnout.

Our faculty and student presenters at SSWR included: Sarah Bledsoe, Gary Bowen, Natasha Bowen, Mimi Chapman, Pajarita Charles, Gina Chowa, Mat Despard, Dania Ermentrout, Mark Fraser, Michal Grinstein-Weiss, Shenyang Guo, Matthew Howard, Clinton Key, Hye-Chung Kum, Anne Jones, Rebecca Macy, Dennis Orthner, Joelle Powers, Amelia Roberts-Lewis, Amanda Sheely, Joy Stewart; doctoral students Candace Killian, Rainier Masa, Micaela Mercado, Cynthia Fraga Rizo, Aaron Thompson, Jenna Tucker, Qi Wu; and master’s students Alison Doernberg and Karla Rosenberg.