Helen Land

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Helen Land focuses on how culture, gender, stress, coping, and spirituality affect physical and mental well-being in vulnerable populations,

Health Spirituality Gender Social Work Education Social Work

Suh Chen Hsiao

Clinical Associate Professor & Associate Director, Field Education · USC

Expertise in behavioral health, interprofessional education, trauma work, global social work education, and administration.

Clinical Supervision K-12 School Leadership and Administration Geriatric Care Adults and Healthy Aging Psychiatric Social Work

Shannon Dunn

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical teaching expert, focusing on all levels of mental health, including treatment settings and outpatient programs.

Mental Illness Psychosis Schizophrenia Substance Abuse Personality Disorders

Kim Goodman

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on adults, healthy aging, and behavioral health.

Social Work Education Adults and Healthy Aging Mental Health Counseling Cancer and Women Oncology

Laura Cardinal

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Ms. Cardinal is an expert in emergency department, perinatal care, oncology, hospice, and mindfulness-based interventions.

Educational Psychology Leadership Mindfulness During Pregancy and Childbirth Hospice Care Perinatal Care

Marco Formigoni

Senior Lecturer of Social Work Virtual Academic Center · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Experienced in counseling, psychotherapy, adoption social work, community treatment, and program direction.

Adults and Health Aging Substance Abuse Behavioral Health Social Services Mental Health

Jennifer Lewis

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Integrated health and mental health expert, focusing on HIV, suicide prevention, stress, trauma and resilience.

Psychotherapy Mental Health Adults and Healthy Aging Health

Avelardo Valdez

Cleofas and Victor Ramirez Professor of Practice Policy Research and Advocacy for the Latino Population Professor of Social Work and Sociology · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Valdez is an expert on the relationship between substance abuse and violence and health issues among high-risk groups.

Substance Abuse Hiv/Aids Behavioral Health Social Development and Policy

Harmony Rhoades

Research Associate Professor · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Harmony Rhoades's research centers on homelessness, housing, substance use, mental health, and other factors that influence health outcomes.

Mental Health Substance Abuse Hiv/Aids Health Homelessness

Benjamin Henwood

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Expert on housing and integrative support for homeless individuals

Serious Mental Illness Housing First, homelessness, permanent supportive housing Integrated behavioral and primary healthcare

Karen Lincoln

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Lincoln's research focuses on stress, aging, and mental health disparities

Alzheimer Disease Minority Health Social Networks African American Families Social Work

Kristen Zaleski

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on sexual assault victims and psychotherapy.

Neurobiology Empathy Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Sexual Assault Psychotherapy

Renee Michelsen

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Northeast Regional Coordinator Field Education Virtual Academic Center · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Major health care systems expert, focusing on palliative care and hospices

Community and Family Services Adults Aging Healthy Aging

Phil Meyer

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

PHIL MEYER serves as associate director of the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center.

Non Profit Public Policy

Sara Kintzle

Deputy Director of the Center for Innovation and Research Research Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Sara Kintzle studies the experiences of individuals who have served in the military, and the transition from active duty to civilian life.

Military Transition Military Social Work Education National Guard Military Social Work Sexual Trauma in the Military

Concepcion Barrio

Associate Professor · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Barrio has a national reputation in mental health services research, particularly the interaction of ethnicity & effective clinical practice

Aging Diversity/Cross Cultural Mental Health

Yuri Jang

Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

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Betsy Phillips

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Expert in intervention training, focusing on co-occurring disorders in community mental health and residential treatment settings.

Motivational Interviewing Community Mental Health Adults and Healthy Aging Illness Management and Recovery

Iris Gonzalez

Senior Lecturer of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Iris Gonzalez is a Senior Lecturer of Social Work in the Department of Adults and Healthy Aging

Barth Syndrome Mental Health

Prof. Martin Knapp

Professor of Social Policy · Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics

Professor Knapp's research focuses on dementia, mental health, autism, long-term social care, and often incorporates economic perspectives

Long Term Care Dementia Community Care Policy Health Economics Health Policy