Author Archives: Dawn

August 06

Complex problem…simple solutions

Over the past few weeks, I have learned that intravenous drug use is a complex problem. Millions of addicted people use needles to inject illicit drugs into their veins resulting in a myriad of complex medical and social problems. Injection drug users (IDU) are at high risk for contracting and transmitting HIV, Hepatitis B/C and […]

August 02

Beating the heat

When I started my PULSE assignment at the beginning of July the temperature had been in the nineties for days and was going to stay that way for weeks. Like many people, I used a combination of air conditioning, swimming and drinking lots of water to survive the heat. While I have always known that […]

July 26

The PULSE of my territory

Thank you for joining my very first blog. I am looking forward to sharing my experiences as a GSK PULSE volunteer with you.  I am so honored to be a part of a program that allows me to give back to the community. I have spent the majority of my GSK career in Philadelphia and […]