Toba Schwaber Kerson awarded the Chatham University Cornerstone Award for Social Services
Toba Schwaber Kerson is the Mary Hale Chase Chair in Social Science, Social Work and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College. She graduated from Chatham with a degree in sociology and went on to earn her master’s in social work from Columbia University, as well as a doctorate of social work and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. Toba’s research interests include social work in health care. She is the author of Social Work in Health Settings: Practice in Context and Boundary Spanning: An Ecological Reinterpretation of Social Work Practice in Health and Mental Health Systems. She serves on several editorial boards including Social Work in Health Care. Toba is a Fulbright Specialist, supporting selected scholars and professionals in collaborative work internationally. Established in 1997, the Cornerstone Awards are presented each year at Reunion to identify and recognize the achievements of alumnae in a variety of fields.