Carolyn Cannuscio

Studying Health Behavior Change: Research Methods @ the UPenn PRC with Director Kevin Volpp

Director Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD, and researchers Frances Barg, PhD, Carolyn Cannuscio, ScD, Amy Jordan, PhD, and Jason Karlawish, MD, discuss their approaches to health behavior change research in a video about research methods at the UPenn PRC.  


Libraries Can Be a Health Resource for Vulnerable Populations: PRC Researchers Cannuscio, Grande, & Klusaritz

In a recent Fox News Health report, UPenn PRC Community Engagement Core Lead Carolyn Cannuscio ScD, shed light on the role modern-day libraries can play as multi-faceted community resource centers. “Some people would argue that libraries are old-fashioned, outmoded institutions that … Read more


Epinephrine Auto-Injector Use Among Young Adults Aided By Financial Incentives: PRC Researcher Carolyn Cannuscio

New research from UPenn PRC Community Engagement, Partnerships, & Technical Assistance Core Leads Carolyn Cannuscio, ScD, and David Grande, MD, MPA, shows that financial incentives may encourage epinephrine auto-injector use among young adults. Published in the  Annals of Allergy, Asthma … Read more


David Grande and Carolyn Cannuscio review “Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients Into Consumers”

UPenn PRC Community Engagement, Partnerships, and Technical Assistance Core Leads, David Grande, MD, and Carolyn Cannuscio, ScD, reviewed “Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients Into Consumers” by Nancy Tomes in the April 2016 issue … Read more


The Strained 9-1-1 System and Threats to Public Health

In the Journal of Community Health,  UPenn PRC Core Lead Carolyn Cannuscio, ScD, and researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University examine how the public’s use of the 9-1-1 system impacts the first-responders who deliver emergency services. In … Read more


UPenn PRC Core Leads Cannuscio & Grande Help Move Free Library Health Literacy Initiative Forward

UPenn PRC Community Engagement, Partnerships, and Technical Assistance Core Leads Carolyn Cannuscio and David Grande are part of the University of Pennsylvania team supporting a health-focused partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia. The Penn team just completed a community … Read more