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Earhustling in the Digital Neighborhood: Centering Black and Latino Youth Voices

Dr. Robin Stevens, School of Nursing, UPENN
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Monday, February 18, 2019
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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Dr. Robin Stevens, School of Nursing, UPENN

Dr. Robin Stevens, MPH, an assistant professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania will deliver a lecture, "Earhustling in the Digital Neighborhood: Centering Black and Latino Youth Voice on Sex and Drugs on Social Media."

Dr. Stevens is a health communication scholar focused on achieving health equity in African American and Latino communities. She examines youth risk and health behavior in the context of the digital neighborhood.

Dr. Stevens uses digital epidemiology to investigate social media's effects on substance use, sexual risk behavior, and mental health. Her community-engaged research seeks ways to use data science to improve the health and well-being of youth.

Dr. Stevens is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and the Director of the Health Equity & Media Lab. She received her A.B. from Harvard College, MPH from University of Michigan, and Ph.D. from the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. She is a Senior Fellow at the Penn Center for Public Health Initiatives and a proud Philadelphian.