Prof. Adriana Perez

Harnwell Fellow helps seniors exercise for memory

Prof. Adriana Perez, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN of the School of Nursing and one of Harnwell's College House Fellows, works with Latino and Latina seniors in a study exploring the benefits of regular exercise on memory and cognitive health. Under the auspices of the University of Pennsylvania Health System's Memory Center, she runs Tiempo Juntos Por Nuestra Salud (Time Together for Our Health), promoting the health of Latino/a patients and encouraging their inclusion in medical research to improve the health outcomes of the community.  Read more at the Memory Center's webpage.

Kenneth Pham

Harnwell RA receives President's Engagement Prize

President Liz Magill announced that Kenneth Pham, an RA in Harnwell College House and a chemistry major in the College, was one of the recipients of the President's Engagement Prize for 2023. Mr. Pham, along with Catherine Chang, a December '22 graduate and biology major, received the prize to implement their Act First project, which will provide first-aid training to Philadelphia high school students, including CPR, opioid reversal, and bleeding prevention. Mr. Pham and Ms. Chang previously served as board members for the Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) a student-run group which provides emergency medical services to the University community. CHAS congratulates Mr. Pham on this exciting award!