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Jeanette Gallagher, MSW

  • Lecturer, MSW Program

  • Field Liaison, MSW Program

Jeanette Gallagher, MSW, is a practicing social worker and expert in the field of Geriatrics and the Aging Community.  She currently works in the Geriatric Medicine Department at UPHS, and has also worked in the LIFE/PACE program. Jeanette’s background experience has also been in mental health both adult and young adults, hospice, HIV/AIDS, research and proposal writing, and working with students with disabilities in the Philadelphia School District.  Jeanette has been a guest speaker many times in the SP2 PAC course, Working with Older Adults and Families, and also taught that course as an adjunct.  She currently serves as a Field Liaison for one of the SP2 Macro courses.

SP2 News

Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

International Experts Assemble to Examine, Investigate Public Health and Epidemics

On May 13 and 14, Jennifer Prah Ruger, PhD, and other international scholars and public health experts will assemble in...

Students from the MSSP 797 course in Havana, with instructor Azahara Palomeque

Student Life, Global Engagement

Social Issues Through a Global Lens: SP2 Students Reflect on Their Immersion Experience in Cuba

For students in the Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), having both a...

Faculty & Research

National Survey Examines Emergency Department Management of Deliberate Self-Harm

How routinely do emergency room staff members properly provide help to individuals who present for self-harm? Do they appropriately assess...

SP2 Student Emily Berkowitz presents at the APPAM Student Conference

Student Life

Students Present Policy Research on Housing, Immigration, Harassment

Four students from the Penn School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) shared their research across a wide range of...

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