Chronic Illness

Eleanor Turi

My work involves studying the contributions of the nursing workforce to the care of populations with substance use disorders. I am interested in community-academic partnerships to address the issue of decreased access to high quality substance use disorder care, and...

Stephanie Sylvain

My community work involves at-risk and marginalized populations especially Haitian immigrants of all ages as well as youth and young adults. I began this work over 20 years by assisting relatives migrating from Haiti and members within my church, the First Haitian...

Jose Bauermeister

I have led community-engaged research regarding LGBTQ+ health and HIV/STI prevention along young racial/ethnic and sexual and gender minorities for over 15 years. Currently, I am invested in ensuring community input and participation in the design, prototyping,...

Onome Osokpo

My research examines the individual, cultural, social, and structural factors that affect self-care behaviors and access to and use of health care services in the U.S. In the three years, I have worked with leaders of the African diaspora community and immigrants...

Gwen Soffer

I am the Manager of Wellness at Nationalities Service Center, a non-profit in Philadelphia that serves immigrants and refugees from around the world. I oversee our onsite therapy, holistic therapeutic services, Wellness Liaison program, Chronic Pain Management...