Joint Program in Social Work

Universities of NCA&T and UNCG

Denise Dawson

Denise Dawson, M.S.W.
MSW, East Carolina University

Brief Bio

Ms. Dawson endeavors to conduct research that examines the link between chronic illness and behavioral health symptoms. Although locally driven, she is also interested in exploring health disparities in international settings.

Ms. Dawson returned to school to critically investigate the etiology of the medical and behavioral health challenges patients exhibited in clinical practice.

Research Interests

  • Social determinants of health and health disparities of adults with chronic illness & mental health disorders