Maria Rey, MSW

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Maria Rey, MSW is a social worker for the Pediatric Comprehensive Bone Marrow Failure Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Education and Training


Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit (N/IICU) - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 

Board Certification

Medical Interpreter

Undergraduate Degree

B.S. - Communication Arts & Sciences, Universidad Intercontinental, Mexico City

Graduate Degree

MSW - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

Titles and Academic Titles

Social Worker

Departments and Services

Selected Publications


“Faith in the Fields: Mexican Marianism in Rural Miami-Dade County.” In Alex Stepick, et al. (eds), Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City: Religion, Immigration and Civic Engagement in Miami, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2009, 190-207. Co-authored with Noemi Baez and Terry Rey.


“Devociòn a Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe e Identidad Cultural Entre Campesinos Mexicanos en Miami” Thesis Universidad Intercontinental Mexico City, Mexico May, 2006


Posters and Presentations


“Religious Literacy and Medical Interpretation: Giving Meaning to Meaning” International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA) Annual Conference, Universities at Shady Grove, Rockville, MD, April 25, 2015


“The Challenge of Add-On Assignments for Medical Interpreters” Leadership Briefings, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia January, 2014

MM Safety Rounds, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia April, 2014

Awards and Honors

Nominee for the Sister Alice Generosity Award 2016, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Nominee of the Aetna Way Award 2008 and 2010, Aetna