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One Year Into ‘Soda Tax,’ Drexel Researchers Find Law Did Not Affect Consumption of Sweetened Beverages
February 26, 2020
One year into Philadelphia’s 1.5-cents-per-ounce “soda tax,” new findings show that the law had minimal to no influence on what Philadelphians are drinking. The results were published this month in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health from researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.
February 25, 2020
A team of researchers from Dornsife characterized sexual relationships in pregnancy and HIV risk behavior in the first 14 weeks postpartum among different age groups of women in South Africa.
February 19, 2020
Research led by associate professor Loni Philip Tabb, PhD, found black-white differences in optimal cardiovascular health, using unique population-based data to explore the disparities.
February 11, 2020
Educators across multiple disciplines have released a report that highlights the challenges female faculty members face in academia and provides recommendations to achieve gender equity.
February 05, 2020
The Office of Public Health Practice at Dornsife held its first annual Public Health Student Case Competition in 2020.
January 30, 2020
New research led by Jana A. Hirsch, PhD, concludes that public health collaboration and strategic local governance will be crucial for yielding health benefits for residents in federally qualified opportunity zones (QOZ) .
Drexel University has entered into a new alliance to expand its academic and research partnership with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
January 07, 2020
The partnership will enhance the ability of both organizations to meet their shared vision of improving the health of people living in our nation's largest cities.