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Thanks to donor support, thousands of our students, alumni, and faculty working alongside vulnerable populations to design solutions to complex social problems. Here are stories from just some of the SP2 changemakers who are fighting to create a more just and equitable world.
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Whether supporting students through our Social Justice Scholars Program or driving innovation at one of our many research centers, SP2 students, alumni, and faculty are working alongside vulnerable populations to design solutions to complex social problems.
Faculty & Research
Dr. Jennifer Prah delivers 2023 McAuley Oration in Global Health
Dr. Jennifer Prah, the Amartya Sen Professor of Health Equity, Economics, and Policy at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), delivered the annual McAuley Oration in Global Health at the Otago Global Health Institute’s 15th Annual Conference in Dunedin, New Zealand.
ALUMNI Q&A | Kerry Doyle, DSW ’22
SP2 alumna Kerry Doyle, DSW, MSSW, is an associate professor of practicum education at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. She is a licensed independent clinical social worker interested in trauma sensitive mindfulness interventions in the school setting, compassion fatigue among educators, and trauma responsive interventions.
SP2 expands practical experience for MSW students through simulation curriculum
With the support of SP2 Dean Sara S. Bachman, simulations were recently expanded beyond the MSW Program’s second-year clinical courses so that they are now also part of the second-year macro practice courses as well as the first-year curriculum. The exercises provide space for students to grow and gain experience outside the parameters of more traditional settings.