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Appendix C: Speaker Biographical Sketches
Pages 69-74

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... In the 1990s, she introduced a sexual assault nurse examiner program to every county in Pennsylvania that has a hospital. These programs forged new relationships between nursing, law enforcement, and crime laboratories, bringing compassionate, efficient, and effective care to adult and child victims of hands-on sex crimes.
From page 70...
... She has published research about family visitation at prisons, the social and economic implications of maintaining ties to incarcerated people and reentry, and reintegration after incarceration. She is co-Editor of the forthcoming book Moving Beyond Recidivism: Expanding Approaches to Research on Prisoner Reentry and Reintegration (New York University Press)
From page 71...
... Throughout his 30-year career, Mr. Krasner has been committed to social justice, having defended protesters pro bono who were involved with movements including ACT UP, Black Lives Matter, progressive clergy with POWER, Casino-Free Philadelphia, DACA Dreamers, Decarcerate PA, anti-gun clergy with Heeding God's Call, antipoverty and homelessness advocates with Kensington Welfare Rights Union, Occupy Philly and Reclaim P ­ hiladelphia, and Grannies for Peace, among many others.
From page 72...
... Alison Neff, M.S.W., D.S.W., is the Clinical Director of the Center for C ­ arceral Communities, where she coordinates psychosocial care for people released from incarceration. A doctoral candidate in the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, her work focuses on organizational processes that empower marginalized communities receiving care in social service agencies.
From page 73...
... Parsons worked at the Center for Research on Drugs and Health Behavior and the Institute for Criminal Policy Research in London where he conducted community studies of HIV prevalence among injecting drug users and evaluated needle exchange programs and prison reentry services. Kempis "Ghani" Songster was imprisoned in 1987 for murder.
From page 74...
... to understand the associations that exist between pregnancy behaviors, mother and child by studying prospective and retrospective cohort data, and implementing an randomized controlled trial testing a postpartum weight loss intervention, and (2) to improve weight loss and self-efficacy among obese primary care patients some of whom are awaiting bariatric surgery.

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