Abigail Latimer

Abigail Latimer

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Started UK doctoral program: 2016

Area of 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:

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


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 Presentation. Kentucky Association of Social Work Educators, Annual Conference.