Mon • Apr

Monday, April 16, 2018



5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Poster Viewing & Reception; 6:30 PM – 7:30PM Presentation


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.


Nancy Hernandez, MSW Candidate
Lehman College, City University of New York 
“The Implementation of a Sexuality and Aging Workshop at a New York City Senior Center”

Laura Vargas, MSW, MPA, PhD Candidate
Columbia University School of Social Work 
"The Effects of Violence on Health Care Service Access and Utilization in Mexico”

Rabbi Ari Sytner, LMSW, MEd, PhD Candidate
Yeshiva University Wurzweiler School of Social Work 
“Rabbinic Interventions and Divorce Outcomes”

Joanna Contreras-Schwartz, LMSW, Ph.D Candidate
Adelphi University 
“Workplace violence in Substance use Disorder Treatment Settings: Experiences of Social Workers and Implications for Policy and Practice”

Whitney Wortham, MSW, MPH Candidate
Fordham University and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 
“Assessing Current Spiritual Care Referral Process in an Outpatient Oncology Setting”

Jhavon Kornegay, MSW Candidate
Touro College Graduate School of Social Work 
“Child Welfare Worker Perspectives on Work-related Health and Well-being: Focus Group Results from a Participatory Research Project”



Event series:
Section and Workgroup Events