Women and global health issues
Jessica G. Burke, PhD, MHS is an Associate Professor of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. She will be speaking on the issue of intimate partner violence and HIV on February 4 at noon in the Ostermayer Room of the Student Community Center.
Dr. Burke’s work aims to improve the health and wellbeing of women and children including intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS and racial disparities in birth outcomes. She successfully uses a transdisciplinary approach and has over a decade of experience in partnerships with academic and community colleagues. Dr. Burke has co-authored more than fifty articles and book chapters in behavioral and community health sciences. She teaches graduate level courses in Community Health, Community Based Participatory Research and Concept Mapping and directs the University of Pittsburgh Certificate Program in Community Based Participatory Research and Practice.