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Health

University Will Host International Sex and Gender Health Education Summit
Organizers of the three-day virtual event hope it paves the way for curriculum to be taught in every health-sciences school.
Transforming Ideas Into Action
Occupational therapy students address inequality and societal issues through summer project.
Delivering Food to Patients to Stop Hunger—and Step Up Medical Care
Staff, students and volunteers connect with the community through a new initiative.
Researchers Battle Misinformation @DearPandemic
The all-female team separates COVID-19 facts from fiction on social media.
Black in Neuro – A Week of Community Building in the Neurosciences
Connecting with peers and new colleagues across the nation and abroad through virtual sessions and via social media.
How Parents Can Help Young Children Get ‘Back to School’
Whether it’s virtual or in-person learning, they’ll need reassurances and honesty for a seamless transition in the fall.
Addressing the Body, Mind and Spirit
With two new certificate programs, Jefferson’s department of integrative medicine and nutritional sciences works to optimize people’s health.
Learning from Women with Opioid Use Disorder
Understanding trauma women experienced as children can inform better care for moms struggling with opioid use disorder.
Confronting Racism in the Therapy Room
From microaggressions to advocacy, Dr. Shawn Blue talks about the challenges and responsibilities that come with being part of an underrepresented minority in the mental health space.
Cytotechnology Alumna Melds Art, Science, Scuba
Taryn Waraksa pieces together a patient’s clinical puzzle.
Grief and Prejudice – How Asian Americans Are Coping During the Pandemic
A Jefferson faculty member shares her family’s experience of grieving the loss of a loved one to COVID-19, while facing racial prejudice and stigma.