Faculty Profile:

Jennifer Bires, LICSW, OSW-CExecutive DirectorSmith Center for Healing and the Arts

Jennifer Bires, LICSW, OSW-C, is the Executive Director at Smith Center for Healing and the Arts in Washington, DC. After almost a decade of experience as an oncology social worker in the DC area, Jennifer came to the Smith Center with a goal of improving access to psychosocial services for anyone in the city impacted by cancer. Jennifer facilitates a number of support groups at Smith Center and has a passion for working with young adults and those who are nearing end of life. In 2017, she was awarded the 2017 Oncology Social Worker of the Year award from the Association of Oncology Social Workers.