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Homeless man with "Hungry, Anything Helps, God Bless" sign

CHAS Fights Hunger and Homelessness

The Daily Pennsylvanian covers the CHAS and Residential Services partnership tackling the twin problems of homelessness and food insufficiency in Philadelphia through the Hunger And Homelessness Awareness Week.  Held from November 16 through 20th, this event featured film streamings, a letter writing campaign, a virtual poverty simulation hosted by local non-profit The Bethesda Project, and a donation drive for Bethesda via Amazon.  Read more here.

Dr. Kent Bream, M.D., Harnwell Faculty Director

Harnwell Faculty Director says testing is crucial

Dr. Kent Bream, Harnwell's Faculty Director and associate professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Community Health in the Perelman School of Medicine, told Penn News that testing is a crucial first step in protecting Philadelphians from COVID-19.  As the medical director of the Sayre Health Center in Cobbs Creek, a neighborhood just west of Penn's campus, he is ensuring that Philly residents are aware of the importance of testing in the battle against the coronavirus, and know how they can get tested themselves.  Read more here.

Prof. Kellie Jurado, Stouffer College House Fellow

House Fellow reps STEM in Stouffer

Penn News has published a profile of Stouffer College House Fellow and Presidential Assistant Professor of Microbiology Dr. Kellie Jurado. Prof. Jurado is Stouffer's newest House Fellow, the lead researcher at Jurado Lab, which studies emerging virus pathogenesis and immunology, and was recently listed as one of the top 100 inspiring Hispanic/Latinx scientists by Cell Mentor. Read more here.