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Tara Garza, LMSW, OSW-C

General Summary

Tara Garza is a licensed master social worker and certified oncology social worker. She has worked as a medical social work professional for 19 years. Her role is to assist patients and families in coping with a cancer diagnosis, advanced care planning, financial concerns, the impact of cancer on work, and more.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Anthropology
    Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
    Graduated Magna Cum Laude
    Dedman College Outstanding Denior
    Member of Psi Chi, International Honors Society in Psychology
  • Master of Science in Social Work
    The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

Medical Practice

Other Information

Tara Garza believe patients and families are incredibly resilient even in the face of a cancer diagnosis. Her role is to assist patients and families in coping with a cancer diagnosis, advanced care planning, financial concerns, the impact of cancer on work, and more to empower them through resources and support to live their lives fully during this time. Tara coordinates the Look Good Feel Better program.

Accolades & Memberships

  • Association of Oncology Social Work

Community Service

Research Interest