Associate Professor of Nursing

Who lives in your neighborhood? What’s the crime rate?

Data from geographic information systems (GIS) mapping is one way Bridgette M. Brawner develops interventions for urban populations to improve family and community health and promote sexual health, such as preventing HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. 

My team’s research creates real change to improve the health of historically underserved people in disenfranchised communities.” 


  • MDiv, Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University, 2017
  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2009
  • MSN, University of Pennsylvania, 2005
  • BSN, Villanova University, 2003