Faculty & Research News


FSU Pilot Project Addresses Reducing Chronic Disease Among Rural Adults
Thursday, October 06, 2022

An UF-FSU Translational Health Research Seed Grant was recently awarded to an interdisciplinary team of Florida State University faculty for a study to address chronic disease in rural populations. The pilot study will test the feasibility and acceptability of a chronic disease risk reduction program among rural adult participants.

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Director Position Open with the Florida Institute for Child Welfare
Thursday, September 22, 2022

The Florida Institute for Child Welfare at the Florida State University College of Social Work invites applications for a Director (research faculty) position. The Institute is seeking candidates with a strong knowledge of child welfare system, preferably Florida’s system and its complexities, and unique and varying needs across the state.

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Welcome New Faculty Member Kristy Anderson
Wednesday, September 21, 2022

As a young adult, Dr. Kristy Anderson worked as a direct support provider for persons with disabilities. Her experiences brought to her attention how often services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities were inadequate and underfunded. She also noticed frequent disparities in quality of life, particularly for those in rural communities and for those socioeconomically disadvantaged.

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Tenure-Earning Faculty Position Open with the College of Social Work
Monday, August 22, 2022

The Florida State University College of Social Work (FSU CSW) invites applications for a tenure-earning open-rank faculty position beginning in the Fall of 2023. The College educates students through its BSW, MSW (Clinical and Social Leadership concentrations) and research-focused Ph.D. programs. The College is seeking candidates with research agendas that contribute to collaborative research in demonstrably fundable areas.

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Multidisciplinary Research Team Receives Grant to Study Safety Nets for Mothers and Families
Wednesday, August 10, 2022

A multidisciplinary research team at Florida State University received a grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to study the safety nets of low-income mothers and their families.  

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FSU Center Announces Initiative to Advance Pediatric Transplant Health
Monday, August 01, 2022

A new partnership between the Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities Families and Children at Florida State University and UF Health at the University of Florida aims to improve outcomes for pediatric transplant patients and their families.

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FSU Researchers Expand Trauma-Responsive Services for Individuals Returning Home From Jail
Monday, July 11, 2022

— Researchers at the Institute for Justice Research and Development (IJRD) at the Florida State University College of Social Work are expanding their work with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office and the John E.

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FSU Panama City Professor Named 2022 Social Work Educator of the Year
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Florida State University Panama City faculty member Denise Montford, ACSW, LCSW, has been named the 2022 Social Work Educator of the Year by the Florida Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-FL).

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