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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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Temple University

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Bridging the Gaps Program Staff

Dianne Butera, MSW
Temple University BTG Program Director

215-707-8220 (tel)
215-707-4725 (fax)

School of Medicine, Office of Student Affairs
3500 N. Broad Street, Suite #325
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Temple University BTG Program Faculty

Kathleen Reeves, MD, School of Medicine
Jacquee Lukawski, MEd, School of Medicine
Marla Davis-Bellamy, JD, MGA, School of Medicine
Ina Caligaro, PharmD, School of Pharmacy
Nancy Rothman, EdD, RN, College of Health Professions, Department of Nursing
Jeff Draine, PhD, MSW, Chair School of Social Work
Valarie Clemmons, MSW, Field Education Specialist, School of Social Work
Mark Salzer, PhD, Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Temple University
Tariem Burroughs, MSODL, MSEd, School of Medicine

CHIP Eligibility

Temple University students who have completed their first year in the following schools may be eligible to participate in the Bridging the Gaps Community Health Internship Program:

  • College of Public Health, Department of Nursing
  • College of Public Health, Department of Rehabilitative Services, Occupational Therapy Program
  • College of Public Health, School of Social Work
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Pharmacy

BTG Application Form

2015 BTG CHIP Community Partners – Temple University

  • Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM)
  • Beckett Life Center
  • HERO (Helping Energize and Rebuild Ourselves) Community Center
  • Lutheran Settlement House, Senior Center
  • Northern Children’s Services
  • Philadelphia Senior Center, Tioga Branch 
  • Project HOME, Women of Change
  • Salvation Army, Red Shield Residence
  • SHARE Food Program
  • Temple University, Center for Bioethics, Urban Health and Policy
  • Temple University, Temple Health Connection
  • Temple University, Upward Bound
  • To Our Children's Future With Health, Bethune

For a complete alphabetical list of all 2015 BTG CHIP community partners and to view 2015 community project summaries by site, click here.

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