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Margaret S. Wool, Ph.D., BCD
Margaret S. Wool obtained her MSW in 1980 and Ph.D in 1986, both from Smith College School for Social Work. Since 1980, her career has included clinical practice, teaching, and research revolving around the interface of mental health and medical illness. Dr. Wool provides clinical consultation at NorthMain Radiation Oncology, and Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, facilitating the adjustment of patients and families, and providing educational support to staff. She is involved in the education of family medicine interns and residents at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, and maintains a small private clinical practice.
She has served as adjunct faculty at Smith College School for Social Work, Simmons College School of Social Work, and is Clinical Faculty at Brown University School of Medicine. Currently, Dr. Wool teaches "Bearing Witness to Cancer," a multidisciplinary course integrating sciences and humanities, to undergraduates, and "Cancer Action and Reflection Elective" (C.A.R.E.) to first and second year medical students at Brown.
Dr. Wool has participated in research grants funded by the National Cancer Institute. She has authored 15 articles and 4 book chapters, mostly in the area of psychosocial oncology. She served as a consulting editor to Health and Social Work and a reviewer for Cancer Practice - a Multidisciplinary Journal of Cancer Care. She is a member of the Advisory Board of The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults based in Maryland. Dr. Wool was a Director of the Board of the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work from 1999 to 2006 and served as president from 2003-2005. ABE is a national standard setting organization for clinical social work.
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