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Lisa Quinn-Lee, Ph.D., MSSW, LICSW

Lisa Quinn-Lee
  • Associate Professor
  • Social Work

Dr. Quinn-Lee has spent over 10 years as a clinical social worker in the areas of grief, loss, and end-of-life care, especially related to children's grief. She has worked as both a hospice social worker and grief therapist. She has always felt honored and privileged to have the opportunity to work with people during their difficult times in life. Dr. Quinn-Lee has given many presentations about grief and loss and is passionate about the field. Prior to coming to UW - Eau Claire, she spent most of her social work and teaching career working in the Twin Cities.
In her free time, Dr. Quinn-Lee enjoys spending time with her family, reading, hiking, traveling (especially near the ocean), running, listening to music, attending orchestra concerts, going to museums and listening to National Public Radio.

Teaching Interests
  • Death and Bereavement
  • Social Work Internship Seminar 
  • Introduction to Social Work 
  • Ethical Problems in Health Care 
  • Psychology of Death and Dying 
  • Interpersonal Skills 
  • Social Work with Communities and Organizations  
  • Aging and the Aged 
  • Generalist Social Work Practice 
  • Interprofessional/Interdisciplinary Education 
  • Ethics and Boundaries
Research and Creative Activities
  • Grief and loss
  • Death and bereavement
  • Children’s grief
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • End-of-life issues 
  • Health care 
  • High impact practices 
  • Resilience 
  • Burnout 
  • Spirituality 
  • Domestic immersion 
  • Interdisciplinary/interprofessional research and teaching 
  • University-community partnerships 
  • Using personalized music with persons with dementia/Music and Memories Program
  • PhD, University of Minnesota (Social Work)
  • MSSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Social Work) 
  • BSW, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (Social Work)
  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
  • QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Instructor Certification Program Certified  
  • Music and Memories Certified