Charles Glisson, who established the Children’s Mental Health Services Research Center in the College of Social Work, has received the 2013 Ruth Knee-Milton Wittman Award for Lifetime Achievement in Health and Mental Health Practice. Dr. Charles Glisson is Chancellor’s Professor, University Distinguished Professor, and his work on developing and testing strategies for assessing and improving mental health, child welfare and other youth and family serving organizations has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for 25 years.
Lauren Meeker (Tennessee Chapter of NASW) is a student at the University of Tennessee College of Social Work specializing in Management Leadership and Community Practice, with a Certificate in Gerontology. She is currently serving as the MSW Student Member of the NASW Board of Directors.
Dr. Sherry Cummings, Professor and Associate Dean in the College of Social Work, will receive the Leadership Award from the Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work at the Gerontological Society of America's Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC this November.
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