Sungkyu Lee and Elizabeth Strand in the College of Social Work are making an impact. Lee is working to improve mental health services for diverse populations and Strand is breaking new ground in veterinary social work.
Elizabeth Strand, director of the Veterinary Social Work program in the College of Veterinary Medicine, appeared on WBIR-TV to discuss the growing problem of animal hoarding—the hoarding of unmaintainable numbers of animals by someone who, according to Strand, may be coping with some form of trauma.
Elizabeth Strand, clinical associate professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, is quoted in this WBIR story about an East Tennessee animal cruelty case. The college’s veterinary social work program does important work in examining the link between animal cruelty and juvenile delinquency.