$1.67M NIH Grant Brings Medication Support to Florida Pediatric Heart Transplant Patients
Dr. Michael Killian will collaborate with colleague from UF Health and Scene Health on a grant to improve health outcomes for pediatric heart transplant recipients.
International Social Work Researcher Joins FSU College of Social Work Faculty
This fall, the College of Social Work welcomes Dr. Gashaye Tefera to the faculty.
FSU Researchers Finds Resilience to Natural Disasters Lags in Black Communities
A new study indicates that trauma and many other challenges affect Florida's Black communities in the Gulf Coast region. Slide Picture
FSU Announces New Institute to Promote Quality Out-of-Home Care for Children
Dr. Shamra Boel-Studt and Jonathan Huefner will lead a new institute aiming improve the lives of children and their families who rely on out-of-home care.
Study Explores the Power of Hope Following Hurricanes Maria and Michael
Dr. Amy L. Ai and colleagues explored the power of hope for survivors of Hurricanes Michael and Maria.
FSU Pilot Project Addresses Reducing Chronic Disease Among Rural Adults
Aa UF-FSU Translational Health Research Seed Grant was awarded to an interdisciplinary team including Dr. Michael Killian to address try to reduce chronic disease in rural adults.
Faculty & Research Overview
The FSU College of Social Work is highly focused on conducting research that transforms and impacts the lives of individuals, groups, families, and communities. To accomplish this goal, our work is highly interdisciplinary and collaborative.
Our research related to social problems and vulnerable populations translates into impactful change in policy, practice and society. direct practice. Our faculty, centers and institutes, doctoral students and research collaborations focus on translational outcomes in the areas of child welfare, criminal justice, health/mental health, social welfare/poverty, health and healthcare, environmental justice, gerontology, family violence, and literacy.
Our college boasts an amazing faculty with high-impact academics doing high-impact research. Our faculty have been named as prominent scientists at national academies, fellows at the Society for Social Work and Research, Rhodes Scholars, and other national and international honors. As an intellectual community, our faculty believe in a diverse approach to research, using a wide range of research methods to address the important social problems facing our communities. We involve students in research. BSW, MSW, and PhD students are each valuable partners and collaborators in the research at the FSU College of Social Work.