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Dornsife Researcher Awarded $1.83 Million to Study Social Media as a Tool for HPV Prevention

Philip Massey, PhD, MPH, associate professor in the department of Community Health and Prevention, is the lead investigator for a new R01 grant designed to increase vaccination rates by educating parents through social media.


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Dornsife Work Asks Pediatric Care Providers to Address New High-Risk Smoking Behaviors

Drexel MDs publish a review underscoring the need for health care professionals who work with adolescents and their families to respond to the new types of smoking risks emerging today, with the rise of vaping.

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Dornsife Researchers Detail Tool to Assess Disaster-Related Health Risks for Vulnerable Populations

Dornsife researchers published a special issue on public health emergency preparedness to coincide with national emergency preparedness month.

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196,000 Youth Lose Health Insurance Coverage in Past 3 Years; Yet Some Upsides Remain, Drexel Study Says

The national implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014 was associated with gains in health insurance coverage for youth, but some of those gains have reversed during the past three years, according to findings published this month in Academic Pediatrics from researchers at the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University.

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Assaults to EMS First Responders are Felonies in Pennsylvania, So Why Do Many Victims Feel They Do Not Receive Justice?

Violence toward first responders is widespread and can face a felony charge in Pennsylvania, yet new research shows that victims often feel they do not receive legal justice. 

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Understanding Risk and Protective Factors for HIV Infection Among Adolescent Mothers in South Africa

In London, Dornsife researchers presented quantitative and qualitative findings of two studies conducted in Durban, South Africa.