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Jayashree Nimmagadda

Building 9 (SSW) 112
(401) 456-8042
(401) 456-8210

Academic Background

Chair, M.S.W. ProgramJune 2008 to present
ProfessorJuly 2007 to present
Associate ProfessorJanuary 2000 to June 2007
Ph.D. University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
M.S.W. Stella Maris College, Madras, India
B.A. Stella Maris College, Madras, India, Sociology and Psychology

Courses Taught

SWRK 520 Human Behavior, Diversity, & Oppression I
SWRK 522 Human Behavior, Diversity, & Oppression II
SWRK 532 Generalist Foundation: Direct Practice I
SWRK 533 Generalist Foundation: Direct Practice II
SWRK 541 Social Work Research & Evaluation I
SWRK 600 Field Education & Seminar III
SWRK 609 Advanced Professional Development

Currently Teaching

Advanced Professional Development


Selected Publications

Nimmagadda, J., & Murphy, J. I. (2014). Using simulations to enhance interprofessional competencies for social work and nursing students. Social Work Education: An International Journal, (ahead-of-print), 1-10.

Murphy, J.I, & Nimmagadda, J. (2014). Partnering to provide simulations addressing Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) core competencies. Journal of Interprofessional Care.

Chang, M., Feller, E., & Nimmagadda, J. (2009). Barriers to healthcare access in the Southeast Asian community in Rhode Island. Medicine and Health, 92(9), 310-313.

Nimmagadda, J., Meglio, C, & Guilfoyle. (2009). PRISMModel: Engagement. Lincoln, RI.: Fellowship Health Resources.

Nimmagadda, J., Meglio, C, & Guilfoyle. (2009). PRISMModel: Assessment. Lincoln, RI.: Fellowship Health Resources.

Nimmagadda, J., Meglio, C, & Guilfoyle. (2009). PRISMModel: Treatment Planning. Lincoln, RI.: Fellowship Health Resources.

Nimmagadda, J. & Martell, D. (2008). The two way transfer of social work practice knowledge between India and the USA. In M. Gray, J Coates and M. Yellowbird (Eds.). Indigenous social work around the world: Towards culturally relevant education and practice and culturally-relevant social work (pp. 141-152). London, UK.: Ashgate.

Nimmagadda, J. & Bromley, M. (2006). Building bridges through indigenization. Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 12(3), 64-72.

Nimmagadda, J. & Chakradhar, K. (2006). The indigenization of AA: Interpretations from South India. Asian Pacific Journal of Social Work, 16(1), 7-20.

Raman, A. & Nimmagadda, J. (2006). A handbook on research process. Chennai, India.: Vishwanathan Publishers.

Grants and Contracts

(Past 5 years)

Program evaluation Pawtucket Child Opportunity Zone, Pawtucket School District, State of Rhode Island.

Program evaluation of Youth Success: Teen pregnancy intervention in the State of Rhode Island. Department of Human Services, State of Rhode Island.

Project Restore: Program evaluation. Office of Child Support and Services. Department of Health and Human Services, State of Rhode Island.

Present Service Activities

Clinical and Evaluative Consultant, Center for Southeast Asians, Providence
Partners in Nursing 6 Grant

Page last updated: October 22, 2014