Jennifer Bires, MSW, LICSW, OSW-CExecutive Director, Life with Cancer and Patient Experience
Inova Schar Cancer Institute
Jennifer Bires, MSW, LICSW, OSW-C, is Executive Director of Life with Cancer and Patient Experience for the Inova Schar Cancer Institute. She previously served as the Executive Director at Smith Center for Healing and the Arts in Washington, DC, after almost a decade of experience as an oncology social worker in the DC area. Jennifer has a passion for improving access to psychosocial services for those impacted by cancer. She specializes in working with young adults who have been diagnosed with cancer, communication around end-of-life concerns, and sexual health. She currently serves at the Chair of the Board of Oncology Social Workers, and she was awarded the 2017 Oncology Social Worker of the Year award from the Association of Oncology Social Workers.