The Ohio State University College of Social Work is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tom Gregoire as its new interim dean, effective September 1, 2009.
Gregoire previously served for six years as the college’s associate dean and is beginning his 14th year at Ohio State. He earned his PhD in social work from the University of Kansas in 1994.
An associate professor, Gregoire’s research interests include access to substance abuse treatment and treatment among vulnerable populations. He currently serves as principal investigator for a study of an evidence-based community intervention for adolescent substance abusers. His teaching interests include substance abuse and human service administration.
As interim dean, Gregoire described his goal as ‘leading a highly participatory process that builds on the many strengths of our college and furthers the already significant impact our faculty and staff have both in Central Ohio and across the nation.’
For more information about the College of Social Work, visit csw.osu.edu or contact Frankie Jones-Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org or (614) 292-3540.
About the College of Social Work
First accredited in 1919, the College of Social Work is the oldest continuously accredited public social work program in the country. The College–through excellence in teaching, research, and service–prepares leaders who enhance individual and community well-being, celebrate difference, and promote social and economic justice for vulnerable populations. The college fosters social change through collaboration with individuals, families, communities, and other change agents to build strengths and resolve complex individualdividual and social problems. As an internationally recognized College, it builds and applies knowledge that positively impacts Ohio, the nation, and the world.