Misty Cozart, MSW, LMSW

Misty Lewis, MSW, LMSW has worked in Hospital Clinical Social Work for six years.    

Since relocating to Richmond in 2015 and joining VCU Health Systems, Misty has worked in the ER and as an inpatient social worker.  Misty served as a float clinician where she covered all of inpatient services both adult and pediatrics at VCU Health Systems. Currently, she serves as the main social worker for the North 6 Medicine Specialty Unit. 

For the last three years, Misty has been an instructor at the VCU School of Social Work where she has taught BSW and MSW clinical practice and research classes.  Misty has represented the School of Social Work at various Interprofessional Lectures, Events and Simulations providing support to students and VCU faculty.  Since 2016 she has held a License with the State of Virginia as a Licensed Masters Social Worker.  In addition, she is working with a multidisciplinary group to research barriers to care for patients who are substance abusers.  The research has received VCU IRB approval and the team (composed of a surgeon, an internal medicine physician, three nurse practitioners, a statistician, a social worker and a medical student) are analyzing data/conducting research for journal article submission. 

Finally, she is beginning Doctoral work in 2020 where she plans to focus on interdisciplinary diversity and teamwork in higher education.