Putting service into focus at Princeton

Sunday, May 5, 2019

In its inaugural year, Service Focus brought together 78 undergraduates committed to bridging service and learning across the first two years of their Princeton University experience.

João Biehl (faculty fellow; Anthropology) led the Service Focus Health Care cohort. The cohort proposed and worked on a project named, “Documenting Visions of Health in Kensington.” In this project, they partnered with Dr. Bon S. Ku at Thomas Jefferson University, the Health Design Lab at Thomas Jefferson University and Esperanza Health Centre in Philadelphia. They conducted interviews with key staff at Esperanza and speakers affiliated with the Design Lab to sculpt narratives that shed light on the lived experience of an opioid addict in Kensington.

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