Serwaa S. Omowale




Serwaa S. Omowale, LMSW received a MSW from the University of Pittsburgh (08) in direct practice and a B.A. in African American Studies from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. As a MSW student, Serwaa was a Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education fellow and completed a certificate in gerontology. She has six years of clinical social work experience in aging services, disabilities services, substance use/mental disorders treatment, and maternal health, where she worked in community and healthcare settings. In addition, she continues to work with community organizations around issues of access to health care and maternal health care. Prior to returning to her studies, she was Program Manager for the University of Houston's African American Studies Program. Serwaa’s clinical social work and community experience led her to her current research interest in maternal health and infant mortality among Black women.