Center For Public Health
What We Do
|We educate and train public health leaders and practitioners, foster multi-disciplinary collaboration, and promote excellence in public health research and community partnerships.|
The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Public Health mission is to educate and train public health leaders and practitioners, foster multi-disciplinary collaboration, and promote excellence in public health research and community partnerships.
Our Current Work
COVID-19 Community Vax clinics
In partnership with Penn’s Department of Family Medicine of Community Health, we launched our Community Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic program in May 2021. To date we have held over 100 vaccine clinics in schools, churches, and community centers in West Philadelphia and provided more than 10,000 vaccines.More Info
On October 10th 2022, the Penn Center for Public Health hosted Kathyrn Kolbert for an in-person seminar. Kathryn Kolbert’s talk was titled “Protecting Reproductive Rights & Health in a Post-Roe Era”.View the recap here
The Penn Park Farm
The Penn Park Farm, which originated through the Penn Food and Wellness Collaborative (PFWC), is a unique, multidisciplinary initiative that engages stakeholders from across the Penn community around four central pillars of wellness, food access, sustainability, and education.More Info
Seminar series 2022-2023
On September 14th, we kicked off the 2022-2023 Penn Center for Public Health Seminar Series with the introduction of the new Executive Director, Richard Wender, MD.
In his inaugural lecture, “The Future of Public Health,” Dr. Wender issued a call to action–urging members of the Penn Public Health community to recognize and remediate health inequities.
Designing for LGBTQ+ Health Equity: Opportunities and Challenges w/ José A. Bauermeister
In collaboration with Penn Medicine Health Equity Week, Penn Center for Public Health will host a 25-minute talk from Jose A. Bauermeister about the current landscape and need to anticipate policy implications when designing for health equity. The talk will be followed by a participatory design thinking session. Co-hosted by: Penn Center for Public Health, Eidos LGBTQ+ Health Initiative, and Penn Nursing
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