Standing Faculty > Joretha N. Bourjolly, MSW, PhD

Associate Professor/ Clinician Educator
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Director, MSW Program

Joretha N. Bourjolly, MSW, PhD - Penn School of Social Policy & Practice3701 Locust Walk, Caster Building, Room D18
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6214
215.898.5524 (phone); 215.573.2099 (fax)

Dr. Bourjolly’s research agenda involves the examination of:

  • Personal, social, and cultural factors that impact coping process and social functioning of women with breast cancer.
  • Access to and utilization of health care services by vulnerable populations.
  • The development of cultural competency among behavioral health practitioners.
  • Family relations and religious change in African American families.
  • Interdisciplinary approaches to geriatric health care research.

Curriculum Vitae (pdf) | Research | Link to Scholarly Papers