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01.13.17
Tiffany Washington to receive 2017 Service-Learning Research Excellence Award

03.29.2016
UGA faculty recognized with 2016 Creative Teaching Awards
UGA Office of the Vice President for Instruction

07.29.15
New service-learning course connects students with families dealing with dementia
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09.01.14
Nephrology Social Work: Caring for the Emotional Needs of Dialysis Patients
Social Work Today, Sept/Oct. 2014

01.31.14
Assistant Professor Tiffany Washington wins national social work research award
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279 Williams Street, Rm 351
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
Email: twashing@uga.edu
Phone: (706) 542-5471

Twitter: @DrTWashing

Teaching Specialties
Social Work Practice with Older Adults
Medical Social Work
Dementia Caregiving
Service Learning

Research Interests
Health Disparities in Chronic Kidney Disease
Disease Self-Management in Older Adults
Dementia Caregiving
Implementation Science and Intervention Research

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tiffany Washington

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Social Work, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.S.W., North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University /University of North Carolina at Greensboro
B.A.Communication Studies
, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Tiffany Washington has five years of direct practice experience in medical social work. Her research interests include designing and implementing culturally-targeted social and behavioral interventions to reduce the burden of health disparities and improve psychosocial outcomes in older chronic kidney disease patients and dementia caregivers. She is the recipient of several research and training grants, including the John A. Hartford Doctoral Fellowship, and has authored or co-authored peer-reviewed articles in The Gerontologists, Social Work in Public Health, and Social Work Research. She has also delivered presentations to national audiences, including The Gerontological Society of America and the American Society of Neprhology.

Washington's teaching interests encompass aging and health, social work practice in health care settings, generalists social work practice, and service-learning. Of note, Washington designed a dementia caregiving service-learning course that takes an engaged scholarship approach of integrating research, teaching, and service to understand the impact of dementia on individuals, families, and communities.

Selected Publications

Washington, T., Zimmerman, S. & Browne, T. (2016). Factors associated with chronic kidney disease self-management. Social Work in Public Health, 31(2), 58-69. doi: 10.1080/19371918.2015.1087908

Washington, T., Zimmerman, S. & Browne, T. (2015). Factors associated with chronic kidney disease self-management. Social Work in Public Health.

Washington, T., Zimmerman, S., Cagle, J., Reed, D., Cohen, L., Beeber, A., & Gwyther, L. (2014). Fidelity decision-making in social and behavioral research: alternative measures of dose and other considerations. Social Work Research, 38, 154-162.

Washington, T., Zimmerman, S., Cagle, J., Reed, D., Cohen, L., Beeber, A., & Gwyther, L.. Fidelity decision-making in social and behavioral research: alternative measures of dose and other considerations. Social Work Research 38 (3): 154-162. doi: 10.1093/swr/svu021