Community Health

The Impact of Community Health Workers – Webinar

The Impact of Community Health Workers Webinar sponsored by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals in Pursuit Of Excellence Though health care professionals at hospitals work tirelessly to help patients get and stay healthy, some patients struggle with real-life challenges, such … Read more

Philadelphia Public Health Grand Rounds “Poverty & Public Health: Addressing the Causes and Consequences”

  The College of Physicians of Philadelphia present Philadelphia Public Health Grand Rounds Poverty & Public Health: Addressing the Causes and Consequences Speakers: Natalie Levkovich, Executive Director, Health Federation of Philadelphia Mitch Little, MS, Director, Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Community … Read more

Taking Action To Increase Physical Activity: Community-Academic Partnerships

                The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Netter Center for Community Partnerships, the School District of Philadelphia, and Community Organizations are working together to promote inter-generational physical activity in West Philadelphia. … Read more

Preventing Violence: What’s News Got To Do With It? – a CPHI Seminar Event

a Center for Public Health Initiative Seminar   It will be easier to make the big changes our communities need to prevent violence if we change the narrative around it and make prevention a visible part of the conversation. In … Read more

Research on Community Health Care Worker Programs – Karen Glanz PhD and David Grande MD

In the December 2016 issue of Population Health Management, new research by UPenn PRC Director Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, and Core Lead David Grande, MD, MPA, examines how evidence-based interventions help community health worker (CHW) programs adapt to health care needs.   … Read more

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