Wayne Paris, Ph.D., LCSW

Associate Professor of Social Work
Master's Program Director

Degrees
B.A., Northeastern Oklahoma State University
M.S.W., University of Oklahoma
Ph.D., University of Huddersfield

Telephone
325.674.4886

Email
wdp10a@acu.edu

Achievements:

Wayne Paris, Ph.D., LCSW is an Associate Professor of Social Work and M.S.W. Program Director. He has worked within Clinical Transplant Social Work for 25 years and has a very extensive clinical outcome research background, published widely, and presented frequently at national and international medical and social work conferences.

Recent Scholarship:

  • Primary Investigator:  Hogg Foundation for Mental Health Bilingual Mental Health Grant (2013-2015).
  • International Transplant Social Worker Forum.   Moderated session at 2013 Society for Transplant Social Work Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX.
  • Creating Opportunities for Faculty and Student Scholarship in Aging Through Community Partnerships:  Panel Session.  Presented at Annual Meeting of the Southwest Social Science.  New Orleans, LA.
  • Paris, W., Nour, B.  Clinical Research: Social Worker and Surgeon Collaborative Practice.  Previously submitted, undergoing revisions.                      
  • Paris, W., Calhoun, M.B. Pierson, M. Academic and Clinical Research Collaboration: Article 4: Recommended Interventions.  Nephrology News and Issues, 2011; 25 (3):  38-40, 42.  
  • Paris, W., Calhoun, M.B. Pierson, M. Academic and Clinical Research Collaboration: Article 3: Challenges and Issues.  Nephrology News and Issues, 2011; 25 (1): 31-33.  
  • Kidney Transplant Patient Employment: Vocational Training and Intervention by use of an Impairment Rather Than Disability Model-The Job Club. (2011) Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Transplant Social Workers. Tampa, Florida.  
  • Kidney Transplant Patient Employment: Vocational Training and Intervention by use of an Impairment Rather Than Disability Model-The Job Club.(2011) Presented at the National Kidney Foundation, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Calhoun, M.B., Paris, W., Moncrief, M.  Kidney Transplant Patient Employment: Vocational Training and Intervention by use of an Impairment Rather Than Disability Model-The Job Club, Journal of Nephrology Social Work, 2010; 31: 52-60.
  • Paris, W. Nour, B.  Organ Transplantation in Egypt. Progress in Transplantation, 2010; 20(3): 274-278.
  • Paris, W., Calhoun, M.B. Pierson, M. Academic and Clinical Research Collaboration: Article 1: An Overview (Feature article). Nephrology News and Issues, 2010; 24 (2): 41-42.

Recent Memberships/Honors:

  • National Association of Social Workers
  • Outstanding Faculty Award. College of Education and Human Services, Abilene Christian University 2013
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