Nina R. Foster, MSW, LSW

Nina R. Foster, MSW, LSW

Nina R. Foster, MSW, LSW, is a social worker in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Additional Training

2011, 2014, CITI Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative
2013, Certificate, Clinical Research Coordinator Certification Program at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Psychology and History - University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Graduate Degree

MSW - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Social Worker

Departments and Services

Publications

Posters and Presentations

2015

Nina Foster, Elisha Rampolla, Sandra Amaral. CHOPed: Mastering the Art of the Renal Diet. American Society of Pediatric Nephrology and Kidney and Urology Foundation Collaborative Multidisciplinary Symposium. New York, NY. Poster presentation. October 15, 2015.

Nina Foster, Elisha Rampolla, Sandra Amaral. CHOPed: Mastering the Art of the Renal Diet. Better Together: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Community Day. Philadelphia, Pa. Poster presentation. June 1, 2015.

Nina Foster, Elisha Rampolla, Sandra Amaral. CHOPed: Mastering the Art of the Renal Diet. Better Together: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Community Day. Philadelphia, Pa. Poster presentation. June 1, 2015.

2014

Sandra Amaral, Nina Foster, Hannah Dashefsky, Rachel Rogers, Chris Paterno, Susan Furth. Peers4PATH: Feasibility of Medication Adherence Measures in Adolescent Transplant Recipients. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. Poster presentation. November 14, 2014.

Sandra Amaral, Nina Foster, Hannah Dashefsky, Rachel Rogers, Susan Furth. Peers4PATH: Feasibility of Medication Adherence Measures in Adolescent Transplant Recipients. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, Pa. Poster presentation. November 14, 2014.

Sandra Amaral, Nina Foster, Hannah Dashefsky, Rachel Rogers, Chris Paterno, Susan Furth. Peers4PATH: Challenges in Measuring Medication Adherence in Adolescent Transplant Recipients. World Transplant Congress Annual Meeting. San Francisco, Ca. Poster presentation. July 27, 2014. Poster of Distinction.

Dashefsky H, Foster N, Rogers R, Furth S, Amaral S. “Peers4PATH: Examining Peer Mentoring as a Mechanism to Improve Health-Related Quality of Life and Adherence in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients.” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia LEND Research Symposium & Poster Day. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Poster presentation. May 22, 2014.

Sandra Amaral, Nina Foster, Hannah Dashefsky, Rachel Hammond, Justine Shults, Susan Furth. Peers4PATH: Expectations of Mentors and Mentees in a Peer Mentoring Interventions to Improve Quality of Life and Adherence in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Pediatric Academic Societies-American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Annual Meeting. Vancouver, BC, Canada. Poster presentation. May 5, 2014.

2013

Sandra Amaral, Nina Foster, Ji Young Kim, Justine Shults, Hannah Dashefsky, Susan Furth. Peers4PATH: Testing Peer Support as a Mechanism to Improve Transplant Outcomes among Adolescents with Solid Organ Transplants. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. Poster presentation. November 7, 2013.

Sandra Amaral, Nina Foster, Amy Yang, Justine Shults, Amy York, Susan Furth. Peers4PATH: Using Peer Support with E-Communication to Improve Adolescent Transplant Health Outcomes. Pediatric Academic Societies-American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. Poster presentation. May 4, 2013.

Awards and Honors

2015, Clinical Research Coordinator RE@CH Award
 

Editorial and Academic Positions

Institutional Committees

2016-present, Member, Department of Social Work Education Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Professional Society for Pediatric Clinical Research (PROSPER)
- 2015-2016, Orientation Program Facilitator
- 2012-2016, Research Planning Committee Member

2014-present, National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Student Member, Pennsylvania Chapter