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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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Existing Disaster Resources Lack Information for Children with Special Healthcare Needs

Families with children who have access and mobility challenges, chronic illness, or intellectual or developmental disabilities require targeted messages before, during, and after disasters to ensure that they understand risks to their children's health.

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Medicaid Expansion Under the ACA Increased Low-Income Patient Access to Kidney Transplants

A new study by Drexel researchers suggests that Medicaid expansion may have helped to curb racial and socioeconomic disparities in pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease care in the United States.

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Drexel, Congreso Partner to Map Neighborhood-Specific Violence Trends in Eastern North Philadelphia

A partnership between the Urban Health Collaborative and the non-profit Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. put together the first neighborhood-specific crime map for the area that's home to Philadelphia's largest population of Latino residents.