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Special Programs Staff

Special Program Staff
Listed below are the staff members of the special programs within the Graduate School of Social Service. The programs are linked to the school by faculty leadership and by their missions to provide services and training in areas such as child abuse and maltreatment, education of children and teens, gerontology, social policy, mental health and international outreach. These programs provide social work students with opportunities for field work in the MSW program, for research, and for ongoing training and education.

CHILDREN FIRST - Fordham Westchester >>

Janna C. Heyman, Ph.D., L.M.S.W.
Associate Dean & Director of Children FIRST
(914) 367-3030
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Angela M. Belsole
Grants and Special Projects Officer
(212) 636-6725
(914) 367-3018

Kenneth J. Lau, L.C.S.W.
Program Director
(914) 367-3370

Sharon Young, L.C.S.W.
Program Director Children First Scholars

JoAnne K. McMahon
Administrative Assistant
(914) 367-3364

RAVAZZIN CENTER ON AGING - Fordham Westchester >>

Janna C. Heyman, Ph.D., L.M.S.W.
Associate Dean & Associate Director
(914) 367-3030
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Cathy S. Berkman, Ph.D., A.C.S.W.
Faculty Research Scholar
(212) 636-6662
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Martha Bial, Ph.D.
Faculty Research Scholar
(914) 367-3023

Patricia Brownell, Ph.D., C.S.W.
Faculty Research Scholar
(212) 636-6778

Roslyn Chernesky, D.S.W.
Faculty Research Scholar
(212) 636-6671

Nadia Cohen, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scholar

Karen Dybing, M.A.
(914) 367-3016

Ji Seon Lee, Ph.D.
Faculty Research Scholar
(212) 636-6658
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Tina Maschi, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., A.C.W.
Faculty Research Scholar
(212) 636-6633
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Manoj Pardasani, Ph.D.
Associate Dean &  Research Scholar
(212) 636-6612
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Cynthia Cannon Poindexter, Ph.D.
Faculty Research Scholar
(914) 367-3103

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Judith Smith, Ph.D.
Faculty Research Scholar
(212) 636-6643
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Linda White-Ryan, Ph.D., L.M.S.W., R.N.
Assistant Dean & Research Associate
(914) 367-3017

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