Health Equity & Media Lab

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Upcoming events

Feb 18, 2018 “Earhustling in the Digital Hood: Centering Black & Latino Youth Voices on Sex, Drugs, Life, and Health”

Invited Lecture - Department of African & African American Studies Speaker Series, Duke University, Durham, NC

Nov 30, 2018 4:00-6:00PM “The Clap Back: Philly Teens, Sex, & Drugs”

Community Data Release Event - Dubois College House: 3900 Walnut St., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Recent Features

Oct 19-21, 2016 “All fun & games?: modeling risk via social media“

Presentation - International Communication Association Regional Conference, Nairobi, Kenya

Oct 7, 2016 “The bird, the book, & the gram: sex, drugs, & violence on social media“

Presentation - 6th annual Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop, Howard University, Washington, DC

Aug 3, 2016 “In high crime areas, teenagers must also navigate a 'digital hood'“

March 9-12 2016 ”Seeking Safe Sex Information: Social Media Use, Gossip, and Sexual Health Behavior Among Minority Youth”

Presentation - Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine, Washington, DC

Feb 18, 2016 “Is there a digital hood?“

Feb 9, 2016 “Sex on the bird, the gram, and the book: adolescent sexual risk on social media”

Invited Lecture - University of California-Merced

Oct 29-30, 2015 ”Beyond Netflix & Chill: Social Media as a source for sexual health information”

Presentation - Social and Behavioral Science Research Meeting, Center for AIDS Research, Baltimore, MD

Mar 29, 2015 “Youth health and well-being in the new digital frontier: Emerging research insights and health promotion opportunities”

Conference Roundtable - Society for Research on Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

Jan 5, 2015 “The Digital Hood:  social media,  geography, and sexual risk behavior among minority youth” 

Invited Lecture - Data & Society, New York, NY

April 2014 "Adolescent Risk Behavior and Social Media"

Analysis, Intervention & Applied Therapy to Children and Adolescents at the Miguel Hernandez University of Elche, Spain