Mary Held

Mary Held, PhD, LCSW: Dr. Mary Held is an Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee College of Social Work. Her research is centered on integrated health care and mental health with immigrants and other vulnerable communities. Dr. Held has conducted research, trainings, and served as a consultant on integrated health care service delivery in Texas and Tennessee. She was the content expert on a HRSA grant to prepare social work students for integrated health care and interprofessional practice. Following completion of this grant, Dr. Held developed an interprofessional course to prepare social work students for practicing in integrated health care settings.