Evelyn Tomaszewski, MSW, ACSW


Evelyn P. Tomaszewski, MSW, ACSW, is MSW Program Director and an assistant professor in the Department of Social Work at George Mason University (Fairfax, VA).  Tomaszewski brings over 25 years of experience as a public health social worker practicing in in the US and globally. Prior to Mason, she served as Senior Policy Advisor and Project Director with the National Association of Social Workers , where she directed the transdisciplinary HIV/AIDS Spectrum Mental Health Project in partnership with the  SAMSHA National HIV Mental Health Training Resource Center.  Tomaszewski also led multiple stakeholder driven initiatives focused on LGBTQ equity, social and economic justice, social services workforce strengthening, and global violence prevention.

Her expertise and research interests include HIV/AIDS syndemics, mental health and other NCDs, ethics and social work practice, LGBTQ youth, violence prevention, human rights of at-risk and marginalized communities, and increasing skills and capacity of health and social services workforce (providers, services, leadership and governance).  Tomaszewski also consults on projects ranging from program and workforce development and  community and systems level change - to building multi-sectorial partnerships and initiatives with non-profit, public and private industry leaders in health and behavioral health, public health, and social services.  She earned her Master of Social Work from West Virginia University and a Graduate Certificate (Public Health/ Global and Community Health) from George Mason University.



  • Deepak, A., Tomaszewski, E., Cordoba, S.,  Osborn, S.  (2023) Afterword.  Ecosocial Work Environmental Practice and Advocacy. Forbes, R. & Smith, K. (Ed.) NASW Press.

  • Tomaszewski, E., Deepak, A., Cordoba, S.,  Osborn, S.  (2022). The Role of Social Workers in Advancing a New Eco-Social World (Policy Statement). https://www.ifsw.org/the-role-of-social-workers-in-advancing-a-new-eco-social-world/

  • Waldron, E., Burnett-Zeigler, I., Wee, V., Ng, Y.W., Koenig, L.J., Pederson, L.B., Tomaszewski, E., & Miller, E. (2021). Mental Health in Women Living With HIV: The Unique and Unmet Needs. Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care 20. 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F2325958220985665 

  • Tomaszewski, E. (2020 July 29). Global Alliance at the United Nations: Making a commitment to the SDGs. Making the commitment to the SDGs: Universities and Beyond.

  • American Bar Association. (2019). AIDS 2019: A Roundtable Discussion of Current and Emerging Legal and Policy Issues: HIV/AIDS, Mental Health, Stigma and Discrimination. Webcast Proceedings. Washington, DC: ABA

  • Tomaszewski, E. (2019). Mental health and psychosocial care integration into “Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America”.  Public Comments to President's Advisory Committee on HIV/AIDS. Birmingham, AL: Professional Association of Social Workers in AIDS

  • National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. (2018). Tomaszewski, E. (Rapporteur).  Addressing the Social and Cultural Norms That Underlie the Acceptance of Violence: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.   

  • National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. (2018). Tomaszewski, E. (Rapporteur). Identifying the Role of Violence and Its Prevention in the Post-2015 Global Agenda: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.  

  • National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. (2018). Tomaszewski, E. (Rapporteur). The Neurocognitive and Psychosocial Impacts of Violence and Trauma: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief. 

  • Elliott, T., & Tomaszewski, E. (under SAMHSA review) Understanding the Impact of Trauma on People Living with HIV. Rockville, MD: SAMHSA  


  • Board of Directors

           Professional Association of Social Workers in HIV/AID 

  • Board of Directors. 

          Suffragist Education Institute

  • Member


  • MSW, Social Work, West Virginia University
  • BSW, Social Work, West Virginia University
  • Graduate Certificate, Public Health, Global and Community Health, George Mason University