Faculty

The SWIHCS faculty are leading researchers and practitioners in the field of health care social work. The faculty will work closely with specialization students to mentor and advise them, both academically and professionally.

Allison Werner-Lin, PhD, AM, EdM, LCSW

  • Assistant Professor

  • Adjunct Investigator, National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology And Genetics

  • Director, Social Work in Health Care Specialization

  • Chair, Advanced Clinical Social Work Practice

3701 Locust Walk, Caster Building, Room C16
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6214

Assistant Professor; PhD, University of Chicago, 2006. Psychosocial oncology; genetics and genomics; assisted reproductive technology; bioethics; emerging adulthood; medical family therapy; qualitative health research.

Joretha N. Bourjolly, MSW, PhD

  • Associate Professor/Clinician Educator

  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

  • Director, MSW Program

3701 Locust Walk, Caster Building, Room D18
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6214
  • office: 215.898.5524
  • fax: 215.573.2099

Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Academic Affairs; PhD, Bryn Mawr, 1996. Effects of chronic illness on individuals and family members; impact of racial and economic factors on the delivery of health care.

Toorjo Ghose, MSW, PhD

  • Associate Professor

  • Affiliated Investigator, National Center for Homelessness Among Veterans

3701 Locust Walk, Caster Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6214
  • office: 215.898.5512
  • fax: 215.573.2099

Associate Professor; PhD, UCLA, 2005. Substance abuse; HIV/AIDS in developing countries; mental health service provision; welfare policy.