DeSales University/Lehigh Valley Health Network

CHIP Eligibility

The following students may be eligible to participate in the LVHN Bridging the Gaps Community Health Internship Program:

  • Dental, Medical, Pharmacy, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Public Health students who  have completed their first year in the Graduate Program

  • Nursing students who have completed at least one clinical semester

  • Physician Assistant majors



2019 BTG CHIP Community Partners – Lehigh Valley Health Network

  • Alliance Hall Summer Camp

  • Casa Guadalupe Summer Camp

  • LVHN Comprehensive Health Services

  • Sixth Street Shelter

See 2019 Project Summaries

Bridging the Gaps Program Faculty and Staff


Mary Ellen Miller PhD, RN, APHN-BC, DeSales University
Lehigh Valley BTG Program Director 

2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA
Fax: 610-282-2091

Abby S. Letcher, MD, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Maggie Hadinger, EdD, MS, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Bridging The Gaps

Our Mission:
BTG links the provision of health-related service for under-resourced communities with the interprofessional training of health and social service professionals.


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