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Romanelli Honored at 27th Annual SSWR Conference

Posted: 2/3/2023 (CSDE Research)

CSDE Affiliate Meghan Romanelli, UW School of Social Work faculty member, was honored by the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) for their outstanding contributions to research that informs anti-oppressive, anti-racist and socially just practices and policies. The awards were be presented January 14, 2023, during the 27th annual SSWR conference in Phoenix, Ariz.

Dr. Roamelli received honorable mention for the Excellence in Research Award category. This award recognizes the best original peer-reviewed scholarly contributions in a given year that have direct application to practice, policies and the resolution of social issues. Romanelli and her colleagues were cited for their work on “Factors Associated with Distinct Patterns of Suicidal Thoughts, Suicide Plans, and Suicide Attempts among U.S. Adolescents.”

Romanelli’s research interests center on the factors that lead to mental health disparities among LGBTQ communities. Before joining the School of Social Work in 2020, she was a pre- and postdoctoral research fellow at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University, where she earned her PhD in 2019.

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