Center City Philadelphia


Date: Thursday, February 22, 2024

Time (from – to) 12PM-1PM

Location and Address: virtual via zoom

Speaker: Marsha Simmons, CCRP, MPH(c)

Speaker Title and Affiliation: Clinical Research Manager, Department of Endocrinology, Thomas Jefferson University

Topic: The Long Journey to Health Equity: A Candid Conversation about Public Health in Philadelphia

Overview: Many Philadelphia communities experienced health inequities prior to the pandemic; COVID-19 only served to exacerbate pre-existing barriers to quality healthcare. Community leaders, researchers, healthcare workers, students and non-profits worked to identify inequities and implement solutions to enhance the health of these communities.

Objectives: Ms. Simmons will discuss the long journey to health equity, its successes and failures along the way, and how the pandemic provided opportunities to innovate methods to improve the health of Philadelphia communities.

• SOCRA CEU’s available: 1 CE Credit (Note that Only SOCRA members receive a certificate of attendance)

• Questions: Valerie Hess

No RSVP needed. SOCRA members will need to sign the attendance sheet in order to receive CE credits.

SOCRA members and non-members welcome!


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Chapter Chair:

Kathleen O’Malley RN, BSN, CCRP