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Susan Taylor-Brown, Ph.D., M.P.H.

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About Me

Faculty Appointments

Clinical Professor (Voluntary) - Department of Pediatrics, Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics (SMD)

Credentials

Education

MPH/PhD | University of Pittsburgh,School of Social Work & Graduate School of Public Health. Public Health Social Work (Combined Program). 1986

MPH | University of Pittsburgh. Public Health/Social Work. 1985

MSW | National Catholic School of Social Service, Catholic University. Clinical Social Work. 1978

BA | University of Rochester. Psychology. 1976

Awards

Women's Studies Award for Gender Equity Work. 2006

Nominated, Ernest A. Lynton Award for Faculty Professional Service and Academic Outreach Award. 2005

Certificate of Recognition for Developing Services for HIV+ affected families. 2004

Recognition Award for Youth Adventurers Group - Experiential Group. 2004

Last Acts Award for End of Life Texts in Social Work. 2004

Invited to serve on the care-giving and mental health expert panel representing the "Primary Care: Chronic Medical Illness". 2002

Certificate of Recognition for Developing Services for HIV+ women and their children. 1999

Certificate of Recognition for caring for HIV affected families. 1999

Public Health National Honor Society. 1996

Who's Who Among Human Services Professionals. 1992 - 1993

Faculty Spring/Summer Research Award. 1989

Josephine Nevins Keal Professional Development Award. 1989

Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award. 1988

Research

Dr. Taylor-Brown's research interests include these areas:
1) Health-related clinical and policy research with particular interest in end of life care
2) Grief and loss
3) Palliative care
4) HIV/AIDS
5) Genetics
6) Ethics
7) Family-centered care of medically fragile children
Dr. Taylor-Brown's research interests include these areas:
1) Health-related clinical and policy research with particular interest in end of life care
2) Grief and loss
3) Palliative care
4) HIV/AIDS
5) Genetics
6) Ethics
7) Family-centered care of medically fragile children
8) Child abuse
9) Community based collaborative service interventions
10) Cultural diversity
11) Developmental disabilities
12) Interdisciplinary teams
13) Chronic illness
14) Prevention

Publications

Journal Articles

Children and AIDS

Anderson G, Ryan C, Taylor-Brown S, White-Gray M (Editors).

Child Welfare (Special Issue). 1999; 77((2)): March/April.

Genetic Testing: Policy implications for individuals and families

Johnson A, Wilkinson D, Taylor-Brown S.

Families, Systems & Health: The Journal of Collaborative Family Health Care. 1999; 17(1): 27-43.

Family unity camping weekend: Dreams come true for HIV affected families.

Taylor-Brown S.

Reflections: Narratives of professional helping. 1998; .

HIV/AIDS and children, youths, and families: lessons learned. Introduction.

Anderson G, Ryan C, Taylor-Brown S, White-Gray M

Child welfare.. 1998 77 (2):101-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Parental loss due to HIV: caring for children as a community issue--the Rochester, New York experience.

Taylor-Brown S, Teeter JA, Blackburn E, Oinen L, Wedderburn L

Child welfare.. 1998 77 (2):137-60. Epub 1900 01 01.

I didn't leave y'all on purpose: HIV-infected mothers' videotaped legacies for their children

Barnes D, Wiener L, Taylor-Brown S.

QualitativeSociology. 1997; 20((1)): 7-32.

Psychosocial aspects of pediatric human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: annotated literature review and call for research.

Taylor-Brown S, Kumetat SH

Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP.. 1994 June 15 (3 Suppl):S71-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Scapegoating of Mothers: A Study of mother blaming in case studies included in core foundation social work practice textbooks

Ruffolo M, Sugamele P, Taylor-Brown S.

Journal of Teaching in Social Work. 1994; 10((1/2)): 117-127.

Making videotapes of HIV-infected women for their children

Taylor-Brown S, Wiener L.

Families in Society. 1993; 74((8)): 468-480.

Perinatal AIDS: Permanency planning for the African-American community

Taylor-Brown S, Wilczynski C, Moore E, Cohen F.

Journal of Multicultural Social Work. 1992; 2((3)): 85-105.

The impact of AIDS on foster care: a family-centered approach to services in the United States.

Taylor-Brown S

Child welfare.. 1991 70 (2):193-209. Epub 1900 01 01.

Job satisfaction and stress among neonatologists.

Clarke TA, Maniscalco WM, Taylor-Brown S, Roghmann KJ, Shapiro DL, Hannon-Johnson C

Pediatrics.. 1984 July 74 (1):52-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Stress identification for social workers in health care: a preventive approach to burn-out.

Taylor-Brown S, Johnson KH, Hunter K, Rockowitz RJ

Social work in health care.. 1981 7 (2):91-100. Epub 1900 01 01.

Books

AIDS and Social Work: Policy and Practice Issues (2007)

Chapter: Teaching Resources for end of -life and palliative care

Authors: Taylor-Brown, S.

Publisher: Chicago Lyceum Books 2007

Handbook of health social work (2006)

Chapter: Genetics and Social Work

Authors: Schild D, Taylor-Brown S, Djurjinovic L

Publisher: Wiley Press, Hoboken, NJ 2006

End of life care textbook for social workers (2004)

Chapter: Family Unity Camp for HIV affected families: Creating a family-centered and community-building context for interventions that facilitate coping with HIV/AIDS related losses.

Authors: Itin C, McFeaters S, Taylor-Brown S

Publisher: Columbia University Press, New York, NY 2004

HIV/AIDS at year 2000 (2000)

Chapter: Parents and their children: Planning in the face of uncertainty

Authors: Taylor-Brown S, Wiener L

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Boston, MA 2000

HIV affected and vulnerable youth: Prevention issues and approaches (1999)

Chapter: (Also released as a special issue of Journal of HIV/AIDS, Prevention and Education for Adolescents and Children.)

Authors: Taylor-Brown S, Garcia A (editors)

Publisher: Haworth Press, Binghamton, NY 1999

Children and AIDS (1999)

Chapter: (Also released as a special issue of Child Welfare, 77(2), March/April 1998)

Authors: Anderson G, Ryan C, Taylor-Brown S, White-Gray M (Editors)

Publisher: Transactions Publishers, New Brunswick, NJ 1999

AIDS: A mental health source book (1999)

Chapter: African American women still remain invisible: Are social workers doing enough? Clinical cultural competence issues.

Authors: Wright E, Blackburn E, Taylor-Brown S

Publisher: Haworth Press, New York, NY 1999

Approaches to teaching health care in social work: A compendium of model syllabi (1999)

Chapter: AIDS: Social and preventive issues

Authors: Taylor-Brown S

Publisher: Council on Social Work Education, Alexandria, VA 1999

HIV and social work: A practitioner's guide (1998)

Chapter: Talking to women with HIV about childbearing issues

Authors: Taylor-Brown S

Publisher: Haworth Press, Binghamton, NY 1998

HIV and social work: A practitioner's guide (1998)

Chapter: Talking with parents about creating a legacy for their children

Authors: Taylor-Brown S, Wiener L

Publisher: Haworth Press, Binghamton, NY 1998

HIV and social work: A practitioner's guide (1998)

Chapter: Talking with parents about permanency planning

Authors: Taylor-Brown S

Publisher: Haworth Press, Binghamton, NY 1998

HIV and social work: A practitioner's guide (1998)

Chapter: Working with children with HIV in day care, elementary, and secondary schools

Authors: Taylor-Brown S

Publisher: Haworth Press, Binghamton, NY 1998

19th Encyclopedia of Social Work (1995)

Chapter: HIV/AIDS: Direct practice

Authors: Taylor-Brown S

Publisher: NASW Press, Washington, DC 1995

The changing faces of AIDS (1993)

Chapter: HIV-positive women: Finding a voice in the AIDS pandemic

Authors: Taylor-Brown S

Publisher: Auburn House, Westport, CT 1993

Multicultural human services for AIDS, treatment and prevention: Policy, perspe (1992)

Chapter: Perinatal AIDS: Permanenc planning for the African-American community

Authors: Taylor-Brown S, Wilczynski C, Moore E, Cohen F

Publisher: Harrington Park Press, New York, NY 1992