Vanessa Barrett-Pearsall joined the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy and CHIBE as an Administrative Coordinator in 2023. She directly supports faculty members Drs. Laura Gibson, Ravi Parikh, Christina Roberto, Sophia Hua, and Atheendar Venkataramani. She previously comes from the Department of Media Technology and Production. She holds an AA in Business Administration from Strayer University, has a strong interest in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and frequently works with Black female youth in the city. She has two beautiful boys and resides in Philadelphia.