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2021 AOSW 37th Annual Conference Committee

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.


Sarah Conning, LCSW, OSW-C, APHSW-C - Chair
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Jennifer Bires, MSW, LICSW, OSW-C - Member
Life With Cancer and Patient Experience
Sandra Blackburn, MSW, LSW - Member
Abramson Cancer Center Penn Medicine
Wendy B. Walters, LICSW, OSW-C - Member
UAB Hospital - University Health System

Staff Liaison

Jordan Burghardt
AOSW Member Services Manager
(847) 686-2295
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