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July 27, 2016
Legislators at state and federal levels could improve the architecture of the US mental health system through budgetary and regulatory decisions if they had more evidence-based research to draw from.
Seven students and alumni are taking part in Dornsife's inaugural Fire service Injury Research, Epidemiology and Evaluation (FIRE) fellowship, supported by the FEMA Assistance to Fire Grants R&D program.
July 22, 2016
As Democratic National Convention visitors come to Philadelphia, Witnesses to Hunger at Drexel University will unmask the truth of American poverty through photography and personal testimonies in an exhibit at the African American Museum.
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says that Medicare’s value-based payment programs could take into account social risk factors – such as low socio-economic position, residence in disadvantaged neighborhoods, or race and ethnicity – but any proposal to do so will entail both advantages and disadvantages that need to be carefully considered.
July 21, 2016
As part of a multi-pronged effort to address the growing opioid addiction epidemic in the United States, the Department of Health and Human Services announced last week that it would make one treatment medication more accessible.
July 18, 2016
Drexel University researchers found a huge disparity between the price of soda, which is linked to the prevalence of health issues like diabetes, and milk — a difference in price that could be narrowed by taxes like the one on sugary drinks recently approved in Philadelphia.
July 12, 2016
Julianna Rava, MPH ’15, is now a health services policy analyst at the NIH in the Office of Autism Research Coordination and recently assisted in writing the Presidential Proclamation on autism. Julianna described the connections she made working at the AJ Drexel Autism Institute during her time at Dornsife SPH, and what she’s working on next.
July 11, 2016
As Philadelphia prepares to host what is likely to be one of the largest and most historically significant Democratic National Conventions, Drexel experts are available to comment on issues ranging from the logistics of putting together the massive gathering and its historical significance, as well as addressing the biggest political issues that will face presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton.