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In the media

MSW student Chase Holleman, who is working this year as a program coordinator with Caring Services Inc., was featured in articles with Time Warner Cable News and the High Point Enterprise, and in a broadcast interview with VFMY-News  about the ongoing problem with heroin and opioid overdoses in North Carolina.

MSW student Kaleia Martin and Adjunct Instructor Allison De Marco co-authored an op-ed column about next steps for addressing racial inequities in the Raleigh News & Observer.

Former School of Social Work faculty member John Cowart was featured in an article in The Atlantic magazine about his work helping soldiers struggling with the effects of military service.

The School of Social Work was mentioned in an article on about the School’s role in a joint research study on sexual violence with the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. The study, led by the UNC Injury Prevention Center with support from researchers at Children’s Home Society of North Carolina, is being funded by a $1.79 million federal grant.

Clinical Associate Professor Sarah Verbiest was featured in an article in North Carolina Health News about the work underway to improve the health care of pregnant and new mothers.

MSW student Frank Allison was featured in an article in The Daily Tar Heel about his work as director of Recovery Initiatives.

The Family and Children’s Resource Program and Clinical Associate Professor John McMahon were featured in an article in the Asheville Citizen-Times about support for children in foster care.

Social Work Field Instructor Laurent Lux, a licensed clinical social worker and the adolescent and young adult liaison at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Lineberger Cancer Center, was featured in an article in North Carolina Health News about The Be Loud Sophie! annual music fundraiser, which is aimed at helping teens and young adults with cancer.