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

Andrea Quartey…

-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

Jan. 2021

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

Photo credit: Mural Arts Philadelphia

“Urban bioethics provides an opportunity to look…

Urban Bioethics @ Temple

Committed to defining and addressing the ethical challenges of urban health care, public health status, and policy.@CBUHP

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