2023: Shen (Lamson) Lin
Factor Inwentash School of Social Work, University of Toronto
Lin, S. (2022). COVID-19 pandemic and im/migrants’ elevated health concerns in Canada: Vaccine hesitancy, anticipated stigma, and risk perception of accessing care. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.
2022: Bernadine Waller
School of Social Work, Adelphi University
Waller, B., Quinn, C. R., Boyd, D., DiClemente, R., & Voisin, D. R. (2021). Correlates of depression among Black girls exposed to violence. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.
2021: Erica Eliason
School of Social Work, Columbia University
Eliason, E. L. (2020). Adoption of Medicaid expansion is associated with lower maternal mortality. Women's Health Issues.
2020: Molly Costanzo
Sandra Rosenbaum School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Costanzo, M. A. & Magnuson, K. (2019). How does disability influence child care arrangements for young children? An examination using the NHES ECPP. Children and Youth Services Review.
2019: Ai Bo
Silver School of Social Work, New York University
Bo, A., Hai, A. H., & Jaccard, J. (2018). Parent-based interventions on adolescent alcohol use outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
2018: Yeonwoo Kim
Steve Hicks School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin
Kim, Y., Calzada, E. J., Barajas-Gonzalez, R. G., Huang, K. Y., Brotman, L. M., Castro, A., & Pichardo, C. (2017). The role of authoritative and authoritarian parenting in the early academic achievement of Latino students. Journal of Educational Psychology.
2017: Stephanie Grace Prost
College of Social Work, Florida State University
Prost, S. G. (2017). Development and validation of the hospice professionals’ understanding of preparatory grief scale. Research on Social Work Practice.
2016: Nathanael Okpych
School of Social Services Administration, The University of Chicago
Okpych, N. J., & Courtney, M. E. (2014). Does education pay for youth formerly in foster care? Comparison of employment outcomes with a national sample. Children and Youth Services Review.
2015: Amy Baker
Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College, CUNY
Baker, A. C. (2014). Eroding the wealth of women: Gender and the sub-prime mortgage foreclosure crisis. Social Service Review.
2014: Tiffany Washington
School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Washington, T., Zimmerman, S., Cagle, J., Reed, D., Cohen, L., Beeber, A. S., & Gwyther, L. P. (2014). Fidelity decision making in social and behavioral research: Alternative measures of dose and other considerations. Social Work Research.
2013: Yolanda (Yoli) Anyon*
School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley
Anyon, Y. (2012). School-based health and social services: Reducing or reproducing inequality in education?
2012: Joanna Bisgaier*
School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania
Bisgaier, J. (2011). Provider barriers to specialty medical and oral health care access for children. (Doctoral Dissertation, University of Pennsylvania).
2011: Natasha (Tasha) Mendoza*
College of Social Work, The Ohio State University
Mendoza, N. (2009). Single mothers, substance misuse and child well-being: Examining the effects of family structure and service provision in the child welfare system. (Doctoral Dissertation, The Ohio State University).
*Prior to 2014, this award was named the Dissertation of the Year Award.