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Dana Rous, MSW

Professional Summary

Dana Rous is the Associate Director of Client Services at the Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights, a program of the Immigrant Refugee Health Center at Boston Medical Center. She has over twenty years experience in a variety of social service settings. Since joining the Boston Center for Refugee Health & Human Rights (BCRHHR) in 2003, she now coordinates Intake for the Center and provides Case Management services.

In her current role, Dana is also responsible for the supervision of social work interns and she is coordinating the development of a Social Work Internship program. For the first five years at BCRHHR, Dana worked as a Social Worker and Medical Manager for HIV-Positive Refugees and Asylees and with HIV-Positive, pregnant women.

Prior to coming to Boston Medical Center, Dana spent three years as a Social Worker at a residential program through McLean Hospital. She received her Master of Social Work degree at Simmons University in 2000. During her time at Simmons, Dana completed an internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital ID Clinic and in the Emergency Department. Dana has extensive experience and expertise with a wide range of issues faced by Refugees and Asylum Seekers including domestic abuse and homelessness.


  • Case Management
  • Diverse Populations
  • Trauma & Violence

Training Specialties

  • Instruction / Delivery