Abigail Latimer

Abigail Latimer

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2016 Cohort; abbie.latimer@uky.edu

Research interest: moral distress in professionals and healthcare providers, impact of social work and professional development in palliative care, role of social workers in management of heart failure

Dissertation chair: Dr. Melanie Otis

Current Position:

Palliative Care Clinical Social Worker with the Department of Palliative and Supportive Care with Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky Hospital

(Selected) Presentations:

Waldrop, D., Supiano, K. & Latimer, A. (2018). Bringing decades of discord to the deathbed: Working with families in chronic strife. Pre-conference session. Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network, General Assembly.

Thrasher, D., Cassetty, C., & Latimer, A. (2018). Transgender homicide: A content analysis of two national newspapers (Poster).  Kentucky Association of Social Work Educators (KASWE) Annual Conference.

Teaching Experience:

SW 602: Theory Informed Social Work Practice with Groups (Summer 2019; MSW)

Grants/ Awards:

Pre-dissertation Fellowship:  Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGE-SW)

MSW, University of Kentucky