Social Workers

The social work component of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Department includes two licensed clinical social workers,  Diane Howard and Jennifer Larson. Our social workers provide crisis and supportive counseling, assistance with resources and discharge planning issues, information and referral, and case management. These services are provided to both inpatient and outpatient families.

Diane Howard, LCSWDiane Howard, LCSW began working in pediatrics in 1980. She has extensive experience in medical as well as mental health settings. Diane joined the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Team in September 2006. She works on the inpatient service.





Francesca Ferretti