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Maya Helene Doyle

Assistant Professor of Social Work

BA, SUNY College Geneseo; MSW, PhD, New York University Silver School of Social Work


SW 604

Evaluation Research Work Programs and Practice - Fall 2019

SW 601

Social Work Practice III: Specialized Clinical Social Work Practice - Fall 2019

SW 600

Specialized Practice Field Education Practicum in Health/Behavioral Health I - Fall 2019


Social Work

Phone Number

(203) 582-7844

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Selected Publications

Doyle, M., & Werner-Lin, A. (2015). That eagle covering me: transitioning and connected autonomy for emerging adults with cystinosis. Pediatric Nephrology, 1-11. doi: 10.1007/s00467-014-2921-5 Doyle, M. (2014). Peer Support and Mentorship in a US Rare Disease Community: Findings from the Cystinosis in Emerging Adulthood Study. The Patient - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research, 1-9. doi: 10.1007/s40271-014-0085-9 Werner-Lin A., Doyle M. (2013). Medical Illness. Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide: Social Work. Oxford University Press, USA. Werner-Lin A., Hoskins LM, Doyle MH, Greene MH. (2012). 'Cancer doesn't have an age': Genetic testing and cancer risk management in BRCA1/2 mutation-positive women aged 18-24. Health, 16(6), 636-54. Doyle, M., Siegel, R., & Supe, K. (2006). Stages of change and transitioning in adolescent patients with obesity and hypertension. Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease, 13(4): 386-393.

Selected Workshops & Presentations

2014 Davidson, L., Doyle, M, Silver, E. Posters: “Transitioning Practices across an Urban Academic Healthcare Network” and “Resources and Multidisciplinary support in Healthcare Transition”. 6th Annual Health Care Transition Research Consortium Research Symposium. Houston, TX 2013 Doyle, M. “‘That Eagle Covering Me’: Transitioning and Connected Autonomy for Emerging Adults with Cystinosis”. International Pediatric Nephrology Congress. Shanghai, China. 2013 Doyle, M. “Cystinosis in Emerging Adulthood: Healthcare Transitioning and Living with Illness”. Sixth Conference on Emerging Adulthood, Chicago, Il. 2013 “Being/Going Public: Emerging Adults in a Rare Disease Community”. Society for Social Work Research. San Diego, CA.

Research Interests

Honors & Awards

Jan 2014 Society for Social Work Research, Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award July 2013 Cystinosis Research Network, “Heroes among Us” award

Educational Background

BA (1994), English & Medieval Studies MSW (1994) & PhD (2013), New York University