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Social Work

While social work has historically played an important role in medical health care, dentistry has for the most part, not included a social work model of care as part of its operation. Except a few, like Eastman Dental, whose social workers for the last 15 years have been quietly making significant contributions to patient care, resident/faculty education and program development. Read more about Social Work at Eastman Dental »

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Meet Our Social Workers

Jill DelVecchioSince 2003, Jill DelVecchio, LMSW, has been providing support to children and families in the Rochester-area region. Her breadth of social work experience includes early education, developmental disabilities, behavioral interventions and advocacy. She has participated in numerous community committees to improve laws, regulations and policies affecting children with disabilities and families of low socioeconomic status.

Some of her many strengths and experience include interprofessional education around patient and family engagement practices and collaborative care.  She has expertise working with a variety of multidisciplinary teams both in the medical setting and in the community.  Jill is dedicated to accurately assessing patients’ and families’ needs to ensure access to quality services which help allow for positive outcomes.

Jill received her Bachelor of Science degree in Child Psychology at Utica College and her Master of Social Work degree from the Greater Rochester Collaborative.

Julie Johnson portraitJulie Johnson, LMSW, brings more than 30 years of social work experience helping children and families in the areas of early education, developmental disabilities, chronic illness, trauma, pediatric and perinatal palliative care and advocacy, as well as counseling and bereavement support. With an in-depth knowledge of community resources that can provide flexibility, sensitivity and responsiveness, Julie’s family-centered approach provides effective intervention as needed and is committed to promoting positive outcomes and reduced stress for all involved. Her experience includes working with multidisciplinary teams including dentists, physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, therapists and other social workers. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work from Keuka College and Master of Social Work degree from Syracuse University.


Read How EIOH Social Work Has Impacted Our Patients and Community

Social Workers in Big Demand at Eastman: Marking 30 Years of Service to Patients and Residents

Dentistry Participates In Annual Safe Crib Distribution

Eastman Helps Refugee Children

Eastman Dental Makes Science Fun for Kids

Social Work and Pediatric Dentistry: A Research Partnership

Pediatric Dentist Learned to Address Barriers, Advocate for Patients at EIOH

Abused Teen Finds Help at Eastman Dental

Health Ministry Provides Oral Health Screenings

Social Work and Pediatric Dentistry: Partnering to Serve the Whole Patient

Lenora Colaruotolo, LMSW, Wins URMC Excellence Award

Local Teen Makes a Difference by Helping Eastman Dental

Eastman Institute Social Work and Dentistry Make Learning Fun for High Risk Kids

EIOH Social Work and Dentistry Network with 300 Monroe County Providers

Dentistry Participates in Safe Crib Giveaway

When Abuse is Suspected


Contact Social Work Services

Eastman Institute for Oral Health
625 Elmwood Avenue, Box 683
Rochester, NY 14620
(585) 275-6820; (585) 273-3485 fax

Check out this video marking our 100th year!

Check out this video marking our 100th year!


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