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Angela Allard ’14 Blends Cultural Awareness with Public Health Studies in Ghana

Posted October 3, 2013
Angela Allard

By Ivy Gray-Klein ‘14 Angela Allard ’14 spent this past summer volunteering for Unite for Sight, a nonprofit health organization devoted to empowering global clinics with a focus on eye health and preventing blindness. Stationed in Ghana, Allard facilitated check-ups and provided educational health talks. “I literally spanned the whole country,” said Allard. “I went […]

Interviewing Potential Bosses: Bi-College Career-Exploration Days in D.C

Posted February 2, 2012
Photo: Architect of the Capitol

On Jan. 10, a small group of Bi-Co students visited Bryn Mawr and Haverford graduates at four different agencies to get their perspectives on working for the federal government; on Jan. 11, a second group of students made the rounds of four more D.C. offices to learn about careers in public-health policy … Read more »

U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin to Lead First Forum on Health Care Inequalities in Honor of Kevin J. Robinson

Posted March 24, 2011

U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin will give a keynote address and join a panel of experts to discuss health care inequalities at the inaugural Kevin J. Robinson Forum for Social Justice and Public Health being held by the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research in collaboration with the Columbia […]

Bryn Mawr Community Stunned by Loss of Health Researcher Kevin Robinson

Posted February 12, 2010
photo of Kevin Robinson

The Bryn Mawr College community is struggling to come to terms with the loss of Assistant Professor of Social Work and Social Research Kevin J. Robinson, who died unexpectedly last weekend at the age of 40. The community was notified with an e-mail from President Jane McAuliffe, who described Robinson as a “treasured colleague” whose […]

Hepburn Fellow Carol Rogers to Discuss her Career in Public Health, Health-care Reform

Posted October 20, 2009

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m., 2009 Hepburn Fellow Carol Rogers will discuss the challenges and issues that have most engaged her during her 29-year career in the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, and the insights her professional experience affords regarding the current crisis facing our nation’s health-care system. Her talk, to take place […]

Hepburn Center Welcomes Filmmaker, Health Advocate as New Fellows; Previous Fellows to Return

Posted September 3, 2009

Filmmaker Sarah Schenck ’87 and Philadelphia public-health advocate Carol Rogers have been selected as Hepburn Fellows for the 2009-10 academic year, Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center Director Leslie Rescorla has announced. In addition, 2008-09 Fellow Maya Ajmera ’89 will be returning to campus on Oct. 22 to lead a workshop on social entrepeneurship, and 2008-09 Fellow […]

Information about swine flu for the Bryn Mawr community

Posted April 30, 2009

There have been no reported cases of swine flu at Bryn Mawr College at this time. The College is closely monitoring this situation and will update the campus community whenever warranted.

Hepburn Fellows Eyakuze, Wood to lead forum on women’s reproductive health at home and abroad

Posted April 3, 2008
Wood photo

Katharine Houghton Hepburn Fellows Cynthia Eyakuze-Di Domenico ’94 and Susan Wood will be the featured speakers at a public forum on women’s reproductive health on Friday, April 11, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in Haffner’s Dorothy Vernon Room. A discussion facilitated by a panel of Bryn Mawr students will follow talks by the two Hepburn […]