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Elizabeth Bowen

Assistant Professor of Social Work
University at Buffalo School of Social Work

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Homelessness, homeless youth and young adults, health issues affecting homeless populations

Elizabeth Bowen is an expert on homelessness and the ways in which homeless populations are impacted by health issues, including HIV/AIDS and food insecurity. She can speak to the media about homelessness in Buffalo and nationally.

Bowen is the UB Faculty Liaison to the National Homelessness Social Work Initiative.

She works with several homeless-serving organizations in Buffalo and has conducted community-based research with homeless youth and young adults in the region. Her research interests include improving housing and social service delivery for homeless youth and understanding how housing and homelessness contribute to the risk and severity of multiple health conditions, such as HIV/AIDS, addictions and food insecurity.

CONTACT:

Elizabeth Bowen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Social Work
University at Buffalo School of Social Work

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