Scholars on the Market
All NYU Silver PhD candidates have received personalized mentoring and cutting-edge research opportunities throughout their doctoral training, positioning them to be top social work scholars and leaders in the field. The following scholars are currently seeking an academic appointment.
Tessa Jones, LMSW is a PhD Candidate at New York University's Silver School of Social Work. She is a graduate of the Silver School of Social Work's MSW program where she completed the Zelda Foster Palliative Care program specialization. After years of clinical experience in palliative care social work, Tessa returned to academia to focus her research on health equity in serious illness and palliative care. She works closely with the NYU Nursing School as a member of the Aliviado Dementia Care research team, where she recently helped implement a nation-wide 25-site pragmatic clinical trial. Tessa’s dissertation focuses on health equity for persons living with serious illness receiving Medicare Home Health Care.
- Publication: T Jones, EA Luth, SY Lin, AA Brody. Advance care planning, palliative care, and end-of-life care interventions for racial and ethnic underrepresented groups: a systematic review. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 62 (3), e248-e260.
- Publication: T Jones, AA Brody. Adaptation and Piloting for hospice social workers of aliviado dementia care, a dementia symptom management program. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine® 38 (5), 452-458.