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Doctoral Faculty

Lisa Berger - alcohol and drug abuse interventions and recovery, the role of work environment in employee substance abuse.

Michael Brondino - quantitative methods, measurement development, data-collection techniques.

Michael Fendrich - epidemiology of substance abuse, assessment of risk factors, and correlates and consequences of substance abuse in the community.

Goldie Kadushin - community-based practice, practice with disabled and chronically ill older adults, interdisciplinary collaboration in health care.

Sharon Keigher - aging and health policy with special focus on in-home services, housing, and community practice and women's issues.

Jung Kwak - Efficacy of caregiver support interventions, managed long-term care programs, and racial/ethnic differences in end-of-life decision-making and service use.

Gwat-Yong Lie - intimate partner violence, social work practice with culturally diverse populations, and women's issues.

Steve McMurtry - child welfare services, especially out-of-home care, and methods of assessment of client problems and service outcomes.

Rhonda Montgomery - caregiving and dementia in aged populations; public policy and the role of the family in providing long-term care.

Laura Otto-Salaj - intersection of alcohol and other substance use with HIV sexual risk behaviors and mental health.

Deborah Padgett - leadership and management, ethics, and women's issues.

David Pate - poverty and welfare policy; child support and the effect of enforcement policies on noncustodial parents.

Susan Rose - child neglect, use of rapid assessment measures in practice, and screening and treatment for substance abusing women.

Dimitri Topitzes - Consequences of trauma and child maltreatment, maltreatment prevention, trauma treatment, early childhood interventions.

Mark Williams - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adult health, health disparities and aging, health care social work practice, the influence of intimate partnerships on health outcomes.