AOSW Awards Committee

AOSW Awards Committee

The AOSW Awards Committee is responsible for soliciting and reviewing nominations for awards, reviewing applications for scholarships, and judging the poster awards. While not responsible for selecting the Quality of Life in Cancer Care Award and Lecture recipient, the committee Chair is responsible for working with the President and the Annual Conference Committee to oversee the logistics of the award.
AOSW Awards Chair (AOSW President-Elect)
William McDermott, MSW, LCSW
[email protected]

Committee Members

Jennifer Bires, MSW, LICSW, OSW-C
Life With Cancer and Patient Experience
Inova Schar Cancer Institute

Sandra Blackburn, MSW, LSW
Abramson Cancer Center Penn Medicine

Richard Dickens, MSW, LCSW-R
Ashley Varner, MSW, MBA, LCSW, OSW-C

Piedmont Hospital

Wendy Walters, LICSW, OSW-C
University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) Hospital - University Health System

Staff Liaison

Jordan Burghardt, MNA
AOSW Member Services Manager
Phone: (847) 686-2295
[email protected]