Lucy Tuton, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Medicine

ucy Wolf Tuton, PhD serves as Executive Director of Bridging the Gaps, a program which is jointly administered by seven academic health centers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Bridging the Gaps provides health related service in underserved communities while training community responsive health and social service professionals. The Philadelphia Bridging the Gaps Program has developed a Bridging the Gaps Clinical Scholars program which is made up of the Bridging the Gaps Community Health Internship Program, Bridging the Gaps Seminar Series and Bridging the Gaps Clinical Program. At the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Tuton is Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Associate Professor of Prevention and Population Health, and Director of Program Development in Community Health in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics. She is a core faculty member of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine's Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and in this capacity, she is co-leader of both the community and leadership curricular components. She is also Director of Professional Development for FOCUS on Health and Leadership for Women, a program which promotes both advocacy, education and research in women's health and the advancement of women in academic medicine.