Mon • Mar

Monday, March 25, 2019



5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Poster Viewing; 6:30 PM – 7:30PM Presentations


The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029


Free, but advance registration is required

Sponsored by

The Academy Section on Social Work

Plan to join us for this special event where a student from each of the New York area schools of social work will be recognized. Each student will present a poster and give an oral presentation of their original work in social work practice, research, or education in health, including physical health, mental health, and public health.

Carolina Torres
Touro College Graduate School of Social
Implementation of social support intervention among tuberculosis patients living in communities in New York City: a pilot program

Jack McKillop
Stony Brook University School of Social Welfare
Life changes to father involvement among men enrolled in a responsible fatherhood program

Yoonhee Yoshi Kim
Silberman School of Social Work
A first-person perspective on death and dying

Jonathan Lau
Lehman College – CUNY
Microaggressions among Youth and Adults Experiencing Homelessness in New York City: A Quantitative Study

Carolina Vélez-Grau, LCSW, Doctoral Candidate
Columbia University School of Social Work
The role of social connectedness and self-esteem in suicidal ideation among Hispanic adolescents living in the United States

Karimé Hernandez, LCSW-R, MA, Doctoral Candidate
Adelphi University School of Social Work
Latinas’ Experiences of Dating with a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS 

Vaidehi Jokhakar
Fordham University
Gender Differences in Adolescent Perceptions of Mental Health and Suicide in Rural Vadodara, India