Casey Walsh, a doctoral candidate, American Cancer Society Oncology Social Work Doctoral Training grant recipient, and fellow at the Institute for Collaborative Health Research and Practice at The University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work, is committed to enhancing peer support programming and survivorship care for adolescents and young adults with cancer.
Casey completed her MSW training at the University of Michigan School of Social Work. She has practiced pediatric medical social work throughout her career including at Boston Children’s Hospital and Dell Children’s Medical Center. Casey is currently conducting her dissertation research, in collaboration with the Stanford Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program, on the social functioning of adolescent and young adult cancer survivors transitioning from active treatment to survivorship care. She is actively involved in the adolescent and young adult cancer support community. She has a passion for teaching and mentoring, and is currently teaching the web-based foundations of social justice course. Casey also enjoys running and has participated in the Boston and Chicago marathons. She is looking forward to continued growth and scholarship as a researcher in the field of adolescent and young adult psychosocial oncology.
Adolescent and young adult cancer survivorship care; health care transition planning; coping and social support among young adult cancer survivors; mixed methods research
- MSW, University of Michigan
- B.A., Psychology, Ithaca College
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