Theresa Abts, MSW, LCSW

Clinical social worker

Theresa Abts serves as the chief clinical social worker at the Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCSF Medical Center. Prior to joining UCSF, she was the director of Social Work Services at Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo, Calif. Abts has worked for many years in hospice care, cancer care, palliative care and geriatrics. She earned a master's degree in social work from California State University, Long Beach and is a licensed clinical social worker.