Originally from The Bahamas, Dr. Tamarah Moss is currently based in the United States as an Assistant Professor at the Howard University School of Social Work, in Washington, DC. She teaches in the areas of research methods, program evaluation, social work in healthcare settings, and community practice. Dr. Moss has research and practice experience in HIV prevention and intervention across the lifespan, adolescent pregnancy and parenting, and social work education. She represents the School of Social Work as part of the Council on Practice Methods and Specialization with the Council on Social Work Education, and the American Evaluation Association’s, International Working Group.
Dr. Moss currently coordinates a distance education course with colleagues at the College of The Bahamas in Freeport, Grand Bahama and University of West Indies, Cave Hill for social work students on addressing the complexities of HIV in the Caribbean and the United States. The course is funded through a small project grant, funded by the International Association of Schools of Social Work. A regular attendee of the Biennial Association of Caribbean Social Work Educator (ACSWE) Conference, she is honored to be serving on the Executive Committee of ACSWE. Dr. Moss completed her dual Masters in Public Health and Social work from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and her PhD in Social Work and Graduate Certificate in International Studies, from Howard University.