Dr. Amy M Clark, PhD, MSW/LCSW

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Dr. Amy M Clark, PhD, MSW/LCSW

Program Director for the Masters in Social Work Program & Associate Professor of Social Work
aclark [at] NebrWesleyan.edu

Smith Curtis - 127

M - W 9:30am - 12pm / 4:00pm - 5:00pm

T - TH - F:  By appointment


Dr. Amy M Clark

Amy M. Clark, PhD is an alumna of Nebraska Wesleyan University (97') and currently a Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work.  Dr. Clark is apart of the Dementia Care Ecosystem Research Project though UNMC and its partnership with the University of California - San Francisco. This project is funded by a 3-year, $10 million Healthcare Innovations Award from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid. The impact of the Care Ecosystem will be studied, as it aims to support patients and their caregivers with decision-making, medications, caregiver support, online education, and, for a subset of patients, remote monitoring with smartphones, watches, and home sensors. 

Previously Dr. Clark served as the Dean of Health Professions at Nebraska Methodist College in Omaha, NE. In her role as Dean she oversaw 19 undergraduate, graduate and certificate on-ground and online programs in the health professions division. She was responsible for ensuring that the Allied Health Programs offered at NMC maintain their accreditation standards, enhance the student educational experience on campus and online through leadership of faculty and staff, strategic planning, curricular quality and efficiency, program integrity, and student satisfaction.

Dr. Clark is a two-time Excellence in Teaching Award winner and has presented at local, state, and national conferences on a variety of topics related to teaching and research within the online and traditional on-ground educational settings.

Ph.D. in Sociology
University of Nebraska - Lincoln • Department of Sociology • 2012
M.S.W. in Social Work
University of Nebraska - Omaha • Department of Social Work • 1999
B.S. in Psychology
Nebraska Wesleyan University • Department of Psychology • 1997

SOCWK 1150: Introduction to Social Work

SOCWK 3090: Group Practice

SOCWK 3100: Macro Practice

SOCWK 4650:  Research Informed Practice