Anne K. Hughes (she/her)

Anne K. Hughes (she/her)
  • Director of the School
  • Associate Professor - Tenure


  • PhD, University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • MSW, Smith College School for Social Work
  • AB, Smith College


  • Aging and health
  • Chronic illness management
  • LGBT aging
  • Sexual health and aging
  • Improving care transitions for vulnerable older adults


Hughes, A. K., & Cummings, C. E. (2020). Grief and loss associated with stroke recovery: A qualitative study of stroke survivors and their spousal caregivers.Journal of Patient Experience, 7(6), 1219–1226.

Reeves, M. J., Fritz, M. C., Hughes, A. K., et al. (2020). Comparing Programs to Support Stroke Survivors and Their Caregivers during the Transition Home from the Hospital or a Rehabilitation Facility—The MISTT Study. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

Cavanaugh, D., Sharda, E., Sutherby, C., Hughes, A. K., & Woodward, A. T. (2020). The relationship between well-being and meaning-making in kinship caregivers. Children and Youth Services Review, 116, p. 105271 (7pps). doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105271

Kwon, I., Lee, J., Cummings, C. E., Shamrova, D. P., Macomber, C. A., Milanovic, E.,     Woodward, A. T., & Hughes, A. K. (2020). Human Rights Attitude and Civic Engagement Behavior Among University Students. Journal of Human Rights and Social Work, 5(3), 174-184. doi: 10.1007/s41134-020-00128-y

Hughes, A.K., Woodward, A. T., Fritz, M., Freddolino, P., Swierenga, S., & Reeves, M.C. (2019). Unmet needs of us acute stroke survivors enrolled in a transitional care intervention trial. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 29(2), 104622 (8pp). doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2019.104462

Reeves, M. J., Fritz, M. C., Woodward, A. T., Hughes, A. K., Coursaris, C. K., Swierenga, S. J., Nasiri, M., & Freddolino, P. P. (2019). Patient-level results from The Michigan Stroke Transitions Trial (MISTT): A randomized clinical trial to improve stroke transitions. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 12(7), 12 pps. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.119.005493

Seon, J., Prock, K. A., Bishop, J. D., Hughes, A. K., Woodward, A. T., & MacLean, S. M. (2019). Formal and informal social support and academic achievement among college students with unstable childhood experiences. Child Welfare, 97(1), 21-43.

Cavanaugh, D. Sharda, E., Sutherby, C., Woodward, A. T., & Hughes, A. K. (2019). Well-being, parenting stress, and social support among kinship caregivers. Children and Youth Services Review, 99, 74-80. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.01.025


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