Abstract accepted for presentation at the upcoming International Council on Women’s Health Issues 17th Congress in Gaborone, Botswana, July 9 – 11, 2008. A. Teitelman, L.S., Jemmott, T.S. Richmond, B.M. Brawner, C. Phillips, W. Holmes, J.B. Jemmott, III. “HIV and Intimate Partner Violence in the United States: Implications for Prevention among Urban African American Adolescent Females.”
Another manuscript is currently under review with the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. Waite, R.L., Brawner, B.M., and Gipson-Jones, T. Secondary HIV Prevention among Black Women Experiencing Depressive Symptoms.”
Bridgette Brawner, PhDc, APRN successfully defended her dissertation proposal, “Depression and HIV Risk-Related Sexual Behaviors among African American Adolescent Females,” on December 10, 2007. Ms. Brawner attributes the fact that she “passed with no revisions” to her chair, Dr. Christopher L. Coleman, a former SAMHSA EMFP/ANA Fellow.
Bridgette Carter, MS, RN
P20 Pilot Study, “Depression & HIV Sexual Risk Behaviors among African American Adolescent Females” funded for one year at $8,367.00.
Bridgette Carter, RN is the Planning Committee Chair, "Meeting of the Minds: Where Research Meets the Community," a Symposium on HIV and AIDS on June 16 in Philadelphia, PA. Ms. Carter has also been selected as a 2006 – 2007 Penn-Hampton Scholar. This program is designed from a partnership between the University of Pennsylvania and Hampton University to develop minority scientist interested in health disparities research.