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December

  • Successful Pilot Integrates PrEP and Syringe Exchange Services to Increase Arsenal of HIV Prevention Tools for Women Who Inject Drugs

    Successful Pilot Integrates PrEP and Syringe Exchange Services

    December 16, 2020

    A new study shows that implementing PrEP distribution within a community-based syringe services program gets the medication into the hands of women who inject drugs — a population disproportionately impacted by HIV. The results, from researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health, were recently published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

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    SEPTA and Drexel Team up to Battle COVID-19

    December 15, 2020

    Researchers from Drexel University will be working with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) on a partnership aimed at enhancing efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on public transportation. Through a recently formed partnership, the institutions are pursuing a federal grant for research into risk assessment, mitigation and communication strategies that will help keep riders safe and healthy.

     

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  • From administering COVID tests to conducting case investigation and contact tracing, the University has relied on a cross-college battalion of faculty, professional staff and students to protect Dragons against the coronavirus, and in turn, protect the surrounding community. Photo by Jeff Fusco.

    Drexel’s Interdisciplinary Battle Against COVID-19

    December 07, 2020

    From administering COVID tests to conducting case investigation and contact tracing, the University has relied on a cross-college battalion of faculty, professional staff and students to protect Dragons against the coronavirus, and in turn, protect the surrounding community.

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  • Dana and David Dornsife

    $9 Million Gift from Philanthropists Dana and David Dornsife to Establish Center on Racism and Health at Drexel

    December 01, 2020

    A $9 million gift from Drexel University alumna Dana Dornsife and her husband David to the University’s School of Public Health will help launch a new Center on Racism and Health, recruit and retain faculty experts on racial inequities in health and endow the deanship for public health. The longtime philanthropists, widely known for their humanitarian efforts, are the largest single benefactors in the University’s history, having donated more than $70 million. The School of Public Health was named in their honor after a $45 million gift in 2015.

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  • Image of text: National Autism Indicators Report, Health and Health Care November 2020 including the logos for the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and the Life Course Outcomes Program

    National Autism Indicators Report: The Complex Health and Health Care of Individuals with Autism

    December 01, 2020

    In the recently published sixth report in the National Autism Indicators Report series, researchers from Drexel University’s A.J. Drexel Autism Institute highlight a holistic picture of what health and health care look like across the life course for people on the autism spectrum.

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