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Starr A.  Wood

Assistant Professor
School of Social Welfare

HIV/AIDS, health care for indigent and underserved groups

Campus phone: (518) 437-3680
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Starr A. Wood is an expert on traumatic stress, substance abuse, and delivery of health andother care to people living with HIV/AIDS. She is able to discuss the need for social services and barriers to care for poor and underserved groups. She spent time in Rwanda where she studied delivery of health and social services to HIV-positive victims of the Rwandan genocide. Wood received her doctorate from Smith College.