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Collaborating to Advance Health Communication

As a generation of pioneering scholars retired, several new hires are working together to continue Annenberg’s legacy as a leader in Health Communication.

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Annenberg and Penn Medicine Researchers Receive $3 Million NIH Grant To Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in HIV Care

Over the next 5 years, the team will explore methods to address structural racism and discrimination in HIV clinics across Philadelphia.


Brief Intervention Increased Physical Activity in African American Men Living with HIV

Participants improved both their aerobic and muscle strengthening activities, which could help them live longer and more active lives.

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Jemmott and Tan on Philly Team Awarded $1.4 Million NIH Grant to Expand COVID-19 Outreach

The team includes researchers from the Annenberg School, Penn Nursing, Penn Medicine, the City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health, and Philly Counts.

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Jemmott Receives Grant to Study HIV/AIDS among Youth in Botswana

The researchers will conduct focus groups, consult with community advisory boards, and pilot an intervention program.


New Study Develops Intervention to Increase Healthy Behavior among South African Adolescents

The intervention improved healthy eating and amount of exercise, with effects lasting at least 4.5 years.


Educational Program Successful at Reducing Forced Sex in South African Adolescents

Given to sixth graders, the 12 hour program had effects lasting for at least four years.


Annenberg Presentations at ICA 2018

We've compiled a helpful list of all presentations being given by Annenberg authors.

Jingwen Zhang Receives Honor from Chinese Government

The $6,000 award, founded in 2003 by the Chinese government, rewards academic excellence in Chinese students studying overseas.


Gender Differences and Relationship Power Could be Key in Preventing HIV Among South African Adolescents

The researchers identified promising pathways to reduce IPV and help prevent HIV infection, including promoting gender equity as a social norm.