by Providenza Rocco, JD, MSW, MBE, HEC-C
What do you do in the Center for Urban Bioethics?
As the Senior Advisor for the Urban Bioethics program, I primarily support the daily operations of the program with logistics like course creation, student registration, advising on degree requirements, communication of opportunities for…
An exceptional time, an exceptional group of students
This year our Bridging the Gaps scholars were:
Erin Russell, Farm to Families
Shreya Thakur, Farm to Families,
Nausheen Baksh, PHA CARES
Julia Carp, Farm to Families
Jennifer Deasy, Advance Directives
Matthew Dickson, Farm to Families
Katrina Juntereal, Advance Directives
by Michaella Kinloch, Urban Bioethics Master’s Candidate, 2022
At the start of 1970 I was 18 years old, though much less mature than I might have been, certainly less so than most were at that age, and unusually dour, serious, and socially rather badly adjusted. In a term of…
-conducted by Providenza Loera Rocco, JD, MSW, MBE, HEC-C
When did you realize you wanted to become a doctor?
To be completely honest, I spent a lot of my life following the stereotypical Asian immigrant instructions of either becoming a doctor, lawyer, and engineer. With most difficult things, unless you…
conducted by Providenza Loera Rocco, JD, MSW, MBE, HEC-C
When did you know you wanted to become a doctor?
I knew pretty early on that I wanted to be a doctor. Having witnessed the amount of distrust of medicine within immigrant communities while growing up, I wanted to…
This month, I had the pleasure of asking some of our MA in Urban Bioethics students what Urban Bioethics is to them — and this is what they told me. Enjoy reading their perspectives!
— Prof. Providnza Loera Rocco, JD, MSW, MBE, HEC-C
“Urban bioethics provides an opportunity to look…
by Providenza Loera Rocco, JD, MSW, MBE, HEC-C
Food waste makes up 30–40 percent of the US food supply. In 2018, 88.9 percent of households in the US were food insecure through the year. In North Philadelphia, where I work as an assistant professor at Temple Medicine in the Center…
How does it feel to be graduated and done with classes?
It feels surreal and exciting!
When did you know you wanted to be a doctor?
Since my Fisher Price doctor’s kit
Where are you starting your residency?
Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, FL
What made you choose Temple Med?