Stanton Jacinto MSW
Stanton Jacinto is a clinical research assistant at PolicyLab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Craig Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine. He is currently working on a HRSA-funded multisite demonstration project to improve medication adherence, engagement and retention in care among youth living with HIV. Prior to joining PolicyLab, Mr. Jacinto was a Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Fellow at CHOP, where he supported adolescents and young adults and their families on the Inpatient Adolescent Medicine Unit as well as at CHOP’s Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic. Mr. Jacinto served as a Peer Mentor on a project at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Nursing, aimed at improving self-efficacy, education, and safe-sex practices among young men who have sex with men (YMSM). Additionally, Mr. Jacinto worked on a project aimed at determining the impact of social support as a factor for adherence to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in young men and transgender women of color.
Mr. Jacinto received his BFA in dance and minor in sociology from New York University and his Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice.