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October 26, 2020
Despite not being able to gather in-person, members of the Dornsife community still participated at APHA in numerous ways.
Martinez-Donate was awarded the Community Champion Award by Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a Philadelphia nonprofit with a mission to enable individuals and families in predominantly Latino neighborhoods to achieve economic self-sufficiency and wellbeing.
October 22, 2020
Experts explore the unique challenges that may arise in the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.
October 20, 2020
A recent publication from the Salud Urbana en América Latina (SALURBAL) project highlighted inequalities in the chance children in the region have of surviving the first year of life, depending on the city in which they are born.
October 19, 2020
Inspired by their public health backgrounds and their young son, two Drexel alums (one now a Drexel professor) authored two children’s books about pandemics and germ theory.
Increasing state and local funding for environmental, educational and social services may lower infant mortality among those at highest risk, particularly among infants born to teenage mothers, according to findings published this week in the journal Pediatrics from researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.
October 15, 2020
Using administrative data from the Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX), researchers from Drexel University’s A.J. Drexel Autism Institute found a substantial increase in the percent of adults receiving services for autism in the Medicaid population from 2008-2012.
October 14, 2020
Dornsife researchers examine the “plandemic” conspiracy theory that was fueled by a fake documentary and trended via Twitter in May 2020.
The 2020 Dornsife Mann Lecture was given by Dr. Bassett, a leader in advancing health equity.
October 13, 2020
Dean Diez Roux helps build a framework for vaccine allocation to assist policymakers in the domestic and global health communities in planning for equitable allocation of vaccines against SARS-CoV-2.
October 08, 2020
Experts reflect on the impact of COVID-19 in cities in the United States and abroad, and shared trends in data, policy, and challenges facing cities as 2021 approaches.
October 07, 2020
Dean Ana Diez Roux and professors Gina Lovasi and Jennifer Kolker have edited a new book, "Urban Public Health: A Research Toolkit for Practice and Impact."
Quistberg's study will focus on developing neighborhood built environment indicators and examining their association with pedestrian safety in Bogota, Colombia.