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Kendra Rene Burke, LCSW

General Summary

Kendra Burke is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in oncology social work since August, 2017. Kendra has a passion for psychosocial programming and experience facilitating groups for caregivers as well as bereaved parents and family members. While working at Texas Children’s Hospital, Kendra participated in a multidisciplinary group that created a curriculum for patients and families with extended hospital admissions.

Education

  • Master of Social Work
    Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
  • Bachelor of Arts, Social Work
    Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA

Medical Practice

  • Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital, Case Manager, Houston, TX (December 2018)
  • Texas Children’s Hospital, Oncology Social Worker, Houston, TX (November 2016 - April 2020)

Other Information

Kendra is originally from Baton Rouge, LA. She has had several family members affected by cancer which has provided her insight on the role and burden of the caregiver. Kendra enjoys assisting families in defeating obstacles and barriers to care, along with providing emotional and practical support during and after treatment.

Accolades & Memberships

  • Member of the Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers
  • Member of Phi Alpha Honor Society of Social Work