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"The members gained information about maintaining their health ... [and] began to see coherence in establishing healthy on-going practices ... Our members and staff shared freely with the BTG students and felt they were contributing to the education of professionals who wanted to be more understanding.
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Lehigh Valley

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Bridging the Gaps Program Faculty and Staff


Maggie Hadinger, MS
Lehigh Valley BTG Program Director
Margaret_A.Hadinger@lvhn.org

1247 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Ste. 202
Allentown, PA 18103
610-402-2475 (tel)
610-402-2203 (fax)

Mary Ellen Miller PhD, RN, DeSales University
Lehigh Valley BTG Program Director
Lehigh Valley BTG Program Faculty

Abby S. Letcher, MD, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Lehigh Valley BTG Program Faculty

Monet Thorne, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Lehigh Valley BTG Program Coordinator
monet.thorne@lvhn.org

CHIP Eligibility

The following students may be eligible to participate in the LVHN Bridging the Gaps Community Health Internship Program:

  • Dental, Medical, Pharmacy, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Public Health students who have completed their first year in the Graduate Program
  • Nursing students who have completed their first year

BTG Application Form


2013 BTG CHIP Community Partners – Lehigh Valley Health Network


  • Alliance Hall of Allentown
  • Casa Guadalupe Center
  • Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley, Six Street Shelter
  • Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley
  • St. Luke’s University Health Network

For an alphabetical list of all 2012 BTG CHIP community partners and to view 2012 community project summaries by site, click here.

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