Dr. Angelique Day Receives SSWR Social Policy Researcher Award

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The Society for Social Work and Research has selected Dr. Angelique Day, PhD, MSW, associate professor at University of Washington School of Social Work, for the Social Policy Researcher Award in the emerging scholar category. Dr. Day received the honor earlier this month at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) conference in Phoenix.

“In conferring the award, the Society recognizes your notable recent research contributions to the study of social policy,” Kristen Reamy, of the Society for Social Work and Research, said.Dr. Day is the first researcher from the UW School of Social Work to receive the prestigious SSWR Social Policy Researcher Award. She received her PhD in interdisciplinary health science in 2011 from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. She earned an MSW from Michigan State University in 2005 and a BS summa cum laude in sociology/psychology from Central Michigan University. Spaulding for Children has enjoyed a long-standing professional relationship with Dr.  Day. She was on Spaulding’s Advisory Board for the QIC-AG and helped to write several articles for this initiative. She has partnered with Spaulding on writing numerous grants and has been the Principal Investigator for Teen CORE, NTDC, and most recently, QIC-EY.Hear Dr. Day in an interview on National Public Radio that focused on relational permanency. Learn more here.