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Bridging the Gaps Symposium- September 14th, 2018

Bridging the Gaps is committed to forging partnerships with individuals and organizations dedicated to the promotion of health in underserved communities. The Annual Symposium is free to the public and is based on the work of students who have participated in the past program year.

Date: Friday September 14th 8:30am-12:30pm
RSVP by September 7th, 2018.
Participation is FREE!

Location: WHYY, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Read more

Is There a Digital Hood?

A study led by Robin Stevens, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor and Director of the Health Equity & Media Lab, shows that there is an alarming connection between the negative social interactions disadvantaged youth experience in both the neighborhoods they live in and on social media. Read more

People:

Jason Brown
Students

Jason Brown

Doctoral
Kara Pavone
Students

Kara Pavone

Doctoral
Lisa M. Lewis
Faculty

Lisa M. Lewis

Associate Professor of Nursing

News:

Understanding Connection Between HIV Transmission and Racial/ Ethnic and Geographical Differences Key to More Effective Interventions

The health effects of where people live, work, and interact are well documented, as are the value of neighborhood-level structural interventions designed to improve health. But place-based characteristics that contribute to disparities in HIV transmission and disease burden are poorly understood, possibly resulting in less-effective HIV risk reduction interventions and programming.