The CPHI Digest
June 7, 2016
CPHI's very own Sara Solomon (Deputy Director), Moriah Hall (Associate Director, MPH Program), and Elizabeth Devietti (Program and Communications Specialist) were 2016 Models of Excellence Honorees along with the rest of the talented Penn Wellness/Be In The Know Team. The team is comprised of dedicated employees from Human Resources and Campus Health. They were recognized for the implementation of a University-wide health initiative that has engaged thousands of University employees on a wellness path. 
CPHI Fellows in the News


Research conducted by Senior Fellow and senior author Therese Richmond, with partial funding provided by CPHI, underscores the need for health interventions for single parent households in urban subsidized housing programs.






Deputy Directory Sara Solomon and Director of the MPH Program Rosemary Frasso discuss the role finances play in our health decisions.







Associate Fellow and lead author Anne Teitelman along with Senior Fellow and contributing author Scarlett Bellamy find that gender differences and relationship power could be important in preventing HIV in South African adolescents.






Senior Fellow Alison Buttenheim has been selected as a recipient of the Summer Undergraduate Research Group Grant.









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Other Public Health Events

Wednesday, June 8, 2016; 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Diversity and the Healthy Unraveling of Gender Norms
Location: The Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine - Jordan Medical Education Center, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, South Pavilion, Law Auditorium, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA
Join the conversation at the 3rd Annual Dr. John E. Fryer Lecture of LGBT Health with Marci L. Bowers, MD, Gynecologist and Surgeon. Register here.  

Thursday, June 9, 2016; 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
EPIC Pediatric Obesity Let's Talk
Location: Webinar
PA American Academy of Pediatrics' monthly "Let's Talk" webinar series features Leanne Brown, food studies scholar and author of the cookbook  Good and Cheap. Ms. Brown will discuss providing healthful food for families on tight budgets. Register here.

Thursday, June 23, 2016; 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Process of Creating a National Response to Intentional Mass Casualty and Active Shooter Events
Location: Medical Alumni Hall, 1 Maloney Building, 3400 Spruce Street
Join in this conversation with Dr. Lenworth Jacobs, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Director of the Trauma Institute at Hartford Hospital. Register here.

June 27-29, 2016
3rd International Conference on Health Informatics and Technology
Location: New Orleans, LA
The 3rd International Conference on Health Informatics and Technology will be organized around the theme "Transforming future health care through application of knowledge in Information technology". Register here.

August 15-19, 2016
NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute
Location: 6707 Democracy Blvd, Bethesda, MD
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) will host the Health Disparities Research Institute, which aims to foster individual research projects of promising scientists and motivated research scholars with the overall goal to stimulate innovative research in the minority health and health disparities sciences.  Register here.
Innovations & Resources in the Field
The Philadelphia Health Commissioner has launched the first in a series of publications that will focus on data highlighting a particularly important health issue. The first issue of 'Chart' is now available on the department's website.
Penn MPH/MSW Alum and PolicyLab Clinical Research Coordinator Caren Steinway discusses her work with Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) around Dream Care in her latest  blog.
Philadelphia is ranked the 4th most walkable city in the country!  Walk Score, which is owned by real estate behemoth Redfin and whose data is included on many home listings, operates on a similar belief: that living near places you actually enjoy going (and spending less time on your commute, too) makes you happier. Read more about the full list of most walkable cities.
The City of Philadelphia's Commission on Aging provides a  Food Resource Guide in several languages. Additionally, Philly Food Finder is an interactive map that allows you to search for nearby food resources.
Public Health Job & Fellowship Opportunities

Senior Research Coordinator
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The University of Pennsylvania's Center for Health Behaviors Research seeks a Senior Research Coordinator to help coordinate a   NIH -funded in-store marketing research project and additional food environment research projects.   Read more.

Violence Prevention Specialist
Philadelphia, PA
CHOP's Center for Injury Research and Prevention seeks a Violence Prevention Specialist to assist with patients who have been admitted to the CHOP trauma service due to an interpersonal assault, conduct community-based case management, and enter data into applicable databases. Read more.

Director of Individual Giving
Philadelphi a , PA 
The Free Library of Philadelphia is looking for a Director of Individual Giving. The Director will work closely with the Senior Development team to ensure an efficient and successful individual giving program.  Read more .

Executive Director
Baltimore, MD
Moveable Feast, the only provider that provides free meals that are medically tailored for people with serious illnesses in over half the counties in Maryland, seeks a new Executive Director.  This individual will be a leader who is nimble, adaptable, and compassionate, and who inspires others to contribute to the Mission of the organization. Read more .
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