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    Karra Bikson, PhD, LCSW

    TitleClinical Associate Professor of Social Work, Dept. of Adult Mental Health and Wellness
    SchoolSchool of Social Work
    DepartmentSocial Work
    Address100 Driftwood #2
    University Park Campus
    Marina Del Rey California 90292
    Phone+1 917 348 9716
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      KARRA BIKSON is a clinical associate professor in the school's Virtual Academic Center where she is co-chair of the Health concentration. Bikson’s career integrates social work education, practice and research, with an emphasis in health care and gerontology. She has taught in the areas of health policy, grief and bereavement, death and dying, gerontology, human behavior in the social environment, and social welfare policy and history. Bikson’s clinical work primarily has been in the area of palliative care, hospice and emergency department practice. Her research interests have multiple focuses, including innovation diffusion, organizational change, interdisciplinary team service technology, primarily employing case study and qualitative research methodologies. Bikson’s current research centers on palliative care as an innovative interdisciplinary team technology.

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      American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine2010Young Investigators Award

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      1. Bikson K, McGuire J, Blue-Howells J, Seldin-Sommer L. Psychosocial problems in primary care: patient and provider perceptions. Soc Work Health Care. 2009; 48(8):736-49. PMID: 20182986.
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      2. McGuire J, Bikson K, Blue-Howells J. How many social workers are needed in primary care? A patient-based needs assessment example. Health Soc Work. 2005 Nov; 30(4):305-13. PMID: 16323722.
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