Rebecca Pepe

Rebecca S. Pepe, MPH

  • Student, PhD in Social Welfare
  • Research Interests

    Homelessness

    Housing insecurity

    Social determinants of health

    Advancing health equity

    Health care service utilization

    Becca is a PhD student in the Social Welfare program interested in studying how individuals experiencing homelessness access and navigate the health care system. Becca received her undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton studying Biological Anthropology and Psychology. Upon graduation, Becca attended the Yale School of Public Health and earned her Master’s in Public Health, focusing on Social and Behavioral Sciences. Becca moved to Philadelphia in 2016 to begin working at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine. Here, she supported several studies using behavioral economics to understand and promote the delivery of guideline-concordant clinical care. Prior to coming to the School of Social Policy and Practice, Becca worked at Anthem’s research subsidiary, managing projects using claims data to answer questions related to health economics, safety, and epidemiological outcomes.

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    2022-2023

    Advisor

    Dr. Dennis Culhane

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