Kristina M. Hash
1515 Nottoway Ave.
Richmond, VA 23227
EDUCATION Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA)
Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Social Work
August 1997 to present; expected completion: March, 2001
Phi Kappa Phi Award, 1999; GPA: 3.9
West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV)
Master of Social Work Degree, December 1993
Concentration: Aging GPA: 4.0
Graduate Gerontology Certificate, June 1996
The College of St. Catherine (St. Paul, MN)
Bachelor of Arts Degree, December 1990
Majors: Psychology, Sociology Minor: Women's Studies
July, 2001 Virginia Department of Health Division of HIV/STD (Richmond, VA)
to present Statistical Analyst
Maintain, monitor, and evaluate the HIV/AIDS surveillance data and produce and analyze statistical data on HIV/AIDS and STD morbidity/mortality
April, 2000 HIV Adherence Partners Project (Richmond, VA)
to July, 2001 Research Assistant
Activities included: recruitment of study subjects, conduction of clinical interviews, development and maintenance of the project website (http://views.vcu.edu/hap), and data entry and statistical analysis for a project funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
September, 2000 Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work (Richmond, VA)
to Adjunct Faculty Member
December, 2000 Taught one section of Social Work and Social Justice (SLWK 603) to first year Master of Social Work students
January, 2000 Private Tutor
to May, 2000 Provided assistance and consultation related to multivariate statistical techniques for a social work graduate student.
April, 1999 Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work (Richmond, VA)
to May, 2000 Project Manager, Geriatric Rotational Education and Training Project
Provided oversight for Hartford Foundation one-year planning grant. Participated in the development of a consortium of field agencies and a model of geriatric-specific field experiences for MSW students. Served as a field liaison for MSW/Certificate in Aging Studies students.
August, 1997 Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work (Richmond, VA)
to August, 1999 Graduate Research Assistant
Activities included the development of a dissertation funding guide and moving guide for Ph.D. students, compiling of client data for the ACCESS Demonstration Project, and conduction of qualitative interviews and coding data for a gerontological research project.
May, 1998 Virginia Institute for Developmental Disabilities (Richmond, VA)
to January, 1999 Research Assistant
Activities included survey design, data analysis, and report of findings for various needs assessments and program evaluations.
January, 1998 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
to June, 1998 Sheps Center for Health Services Research
Interviewer, Richmond site
Conducted research interviews for the national evaluation of the ACCESS Demonstration Project, sponsored by the Federal Government’s Center for Mental Health Services.
August, 1995 Comprehensive Home Health Care (Greensboro and Durham, NC)
to August, 1997 Medical Social Worker
Provided counseling, case management, education, and access to community resources to patients and their families.
February, 1994 West Virginia University School of Social Work (Morgantown, WV)
to August, 1995 Director of Continuing Education
Responsible for planning, development, publicity, coordination, and financial management of continuing education programs.
August, 1992 West Virginia University Gerontology Center (Morgantown, WV)
to Graduate Assistant/MSW Intern
December, 1993 Provided logistic support for various projects including the WV Senior Games and the WV Aging Alliance and developed and conducted trainings for the Eldercare Volunteer Corps grant project.
March, 1991 The Christian Home of Johnstown, Inc. (Johnstown, PA)
to August, 1992 Case Manager, Residential Independent Living Program
(11/91-8/92) Responsible for independent living training, counseling, case management, intake screening and assessment, and program development.
Child Care Worker, Group Home/Emergency Shelter
(3/91-11/91) Provided guidance and supervision for at-risk youth.
Buck, D. M., Cox, A. W., Shannon, P., & Hash, K. (2001). Building Collaboration among Physicians and Other Early Intervention Providers: Practices that Work. Infants and Young Children, 13 (4), p.11-20.
Hash, K. M. (in press). Preliminary study of caregiving and post-caregiving experiences of older gay men and lesbians. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services.
Naleppa, M. J., & Hash, K. M. (in press). Home-based practice with older adults: Challenges and opportunities in the home environment. Journal of Gerontological Social Work.
Hash, K. M. (2000, Summer). Learning the depths of love: Caring for an older partner. The Networker.
Hash, K. M., & Cramer, E. P. (2001). Using qualitative methods to empower and uncover the unique experiences of gay and lesbian caregivers. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Netting, F. E., Hash, K. M., & Miller, J. (2000). Geriatric field education: Lessons learned from a planning grant. Manuscript submitted for publication.
February, 2001 Caregiving Experiences of Midlife and Older Gay Men and Lesbians
Presentation given at the “kick-off” meeting of the Senior Resource Network in Washington, DC
November, 2000 Health Care Practice with Gay Men and Lesbians
Guest lecture given in Social Work in Health Settings (SLWK 726) course at Virginia Commonwealth University
May, 2000 Caregiving and Post-caregiving Experiences of Older Gay Men and Lesbians
Presentation given at the Senior Aging in a Gay Environment (SAGE) conference in New York, NY.
April, 2000 Caregiving and Post-caregiving Experiences of Older Gay Men and Lesbians
Poster presentation given as part of the Recognizing Outstanding Student Scholars segment of the Annual Graduate Faculty Meeting at Virginia Commonwealth University. Chosen to be the representative from the School of Social Work.
April, 2000 Caregiving and Post-caregiving Experiences of Older Gay Men and Lesbians
Poster presentation for the Graduate Student Research Symposium at Virginia Commonwealth University.
April, 2000 Geriatric Rotational Education and Training
Paper presented with E. Netting and J. Miller at the Southern Gerontological Society Conference in Raleigh, NC
February, 2000 Older Gay Men and Lesbians and the Continuum of Care.
& March, 1999 Guest lecture given in Aging and Public Policy (SLWK 710) course at Virginia Commonwealth University
January, 2000 Caregiving and Post-caregiving Experiences of Older Gay Men and Lesbians.
Poster presentation given at the Society for Social Work Research Conference in Charleston, SC
December, 1999 Caregiving and Post-caregiving Experiences of Older Gay Men and Lesbians.
Presentation given at the Doctoral Research Forum at Virginia Commonwealth School of Social Work. One of two students invited to present at the annual event
October, 1999 Safety and Home Visiting
Presentation for Field Instruction safety training at Virginia Commonwealth University
February, 1999 Older Lesbians.
& March, 2001 Guest lecture given in Lesbian and Bisexual Women (SLWK 492/WST 391) course at Virginia Commonwealth University
November, 1998 Home-based Practice with Older Adults: Challenges and Opportunities in the Home Environment.
Poster Presentation with M. J. Naleppa at the 51st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America
October, 1998 Older Gay Men and Lesbians.
Guest lecture given in Social Gerontology (GTY 605) course at Virginia Commonwealth University. Lecture videotaped for distance education program
August, 1993 to Eldercare Volunteer Corps trainings.
December, 1993 Trainings conducted in Gilmer, Hardy, and Mercer Counties, WV
LICENSURE Certified Master Social Worker (North Carolina)
Certified Clinical Social Worker (North Carolina)
PROFESSIONAL American Society on Aging
MEMBERSHIPS Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGE-SW)
Gerontological Society of America
Lesbian and Gay Aging Issues Network (LGAIN)
National Association of Social Workers
COMMUNITY Volunteer and consultant, Senior Resource Network, Washington, DC (2001)
ACTIVITIES Member, Management Team, PharmAssist Project, Capitol Area Agency on
Aging, Richmond, VA (1999-2000)
Applicant Folder Reviewer, MSW Program, VCU School of Social Work,
Richmond, VA (1998, 1999)
Member, Research Committee, Older Battered Women Taskforce,
Richmond, VA (1998-1999)
Volunteer, United Services for Older Adults, Greensboro, NC (1995-97)
Member, Family Resource Network, Morgantown, WV (1994-95)
Board Member, Visiting Homemaker Service, Morgantown, WV (1994-95)
Board Member, In Touch and Concerned, Morgantown, WV (1994-95)
Hospice Volunteer, Mercy Hospice, Johnstown, PA (1991-93)
Student Volunteer, Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society
of America (1989, 1992)
Proficient in using SPSS and SAS statistical software as well as NUDIST software for qualitative analysis. Experience and expertise in using various database and spreadsheet software as well as presentation, desktop publishing, and webpage design software.