Robin Stevens, PhD, MPH

Robin Stevens, PhD, MPH
Senior Fellow

Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Department of Family and Community Health

Public Health Interests

Adolescents, Community/Population Health, Health Communication, Health Equity, HIV/AIDS

Current Public-Health Related Activities

Robin Stevens, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and the Director of the Health Equity & Media Lab. Dr. Stevens' research integrates nursing science, public health and communication science to influence the individual, social and structural determinants that drive health inequity. Her current studies examine the role of new and social media on adolescent sexual risk and substance use behavior. She received her AB from Harvard College, MPH from University of Michigan School of Public Health, and PhD from the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. She is also a Visiting Professor at the Center for AIDS Prevention Research at the University of California San Francisco.

Select Publications:

Stevens R, Hornik RC. AIDS in Black and White: The Influence of Newspaper Coverage of HIV/AIDS on HIV/AIDS Testing Among African Americans and White Americans, 1993-2007. Journal of Health Communication. 2014 2014;0(0):1-14.

Stevens R, Hull SJ. The colour of AIDS: an analysis of newspaper coverage of HIV/AIDS in the United States from 1992-2007. Critical Arts: South-North Cultural and Media Studies. 2013;27(3):352-369.

Stevens R, Gilliard-Matthews S, Nilsen M, Malven E, Dunaev J. Socioecological Factors in Sexual Decision Making among Urban Girls and Young Women. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing. 2014/09/01/ 2014;43(5):644-654.