Corinne Smorra

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Dr. Corinne Smorra transitioned to Social Work after a career in Advertising and Real Estate. Her research interest is social work services, and therapy for individuals who are born with congenital heart disease. Her experience is counseling individuals who are permanently impacted from automobile accidents, afflicted with chronic disease, experiencing grief, depression, anxiety, and end of life. She enjoys helping students succeed academically. Dr. Smorra earned her bachelor’s in business administration from Western Michigan University, Master’s in Social Work from Western New Mexico University, and Doctorate in Social Work from Walden University. She has been a Bereavement Counselor at St. Joseph Mercy Hospice in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Currently she is the Chief Clinical Officer of Heart and Mind Counseling specializing in congenital heart disease, chronic disease, anxiety, depression, and grief. Dr. Smorra is a Contributing Faculty Member in the Social Work Master's Program.


Doctorate of Social Work, Walden University

MSW, Western New Mexico University

BBA, Western Michigan University

Public Service

Junior League International, Member -

Adult Congenital Heart Association, Member - Philadelpha