Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work

Nana Daronatsy

Nana Daronatsy


7044 Haley Center
(334) 844-2820


  • M.S.W., (1986) Indiana University (IUPUI Campus)
  • B.A., Psychology (1978), Hanover College

Office Hours

  • By appointment

About Nana Daronatsy
Assistant Clinical Professor of Social Work and Assistant Director of Field Education

Daronatsy became assistant clinical professor of social work in fall 2013, previously having taught as an adjunct faculty member. She worked as a case manager and outreach worker at the community mental health center in Bloomington, IN before earning her master's of social work. She then worked at McLean Hospital in Belmont, MA where she was a clinical supervisor and had a private practice of psychotherapy. During her time in Boston, she was a field supervisor of MSW students from Boston College, Boston University, Simmons College, and Smith College. 


After twenty-five years of working in various mental health settings, she sought new challenges as a medical social worker. For the past ten years, she has been the bereavement coordinator at Hospice of EAMC, providing grief counseling and caregiver support in the Auburn-Opelika community. Her professional interests include health and wellness issues, improvement of end-of-life care, neuroscience studies on the mind-body connection including the effects of poverty, and general mental health issues. 

Last Updated: June 28, 2018