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Research

Caroline Voyles, MPH

Advancing Health, Well-Being, and Inclusion Among Sexual and Gender Minorities

A doctoral student shares her journey in academia and the motivation behind her work.

Kofoworola D. A. Williams, PhD, MPH

Leading and Designing Meaningful Public Health Research

Now a post-doctoral fellow at Northwestern University, an alumna of the MPH program discusses her passion for public health research.

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Applying Occupational Health and Health Communications Principles Outside the Classroom

A BS/MPH accelerated student reflects on her experience as a research assistant at Dornsife's Center for Firefighter Injury Research & Safety Trends (FIRST).

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Doctoral Student Receives the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award

A doctoral student receives funding for her research addressing barriers to children receiving mental health care.

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MS Student Receives Funding to Pursue Her Research Goals

An incoming student wins an award that will help her achieve her research goals in the MS program.

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How Drexel’s STAR Scholars Program Still Went According to Plan Despite Pandemic

A rising second-year majoring in public health participates in Drexel University's STAR Scholars program.

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Students Highlight Their Research at a Virtual Poster Session

Dornsife hosts a virtual poster session for students to showcase their work.

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The FIRST Center at Dornsife Announces 2020 FIRE Fellows

A new cohort of Dornsife students has been selected to work with real-world data in the fire service.

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Using Data and Storytelling to Better Serve Veterans

An MPH student uses his analytical and storytelling abilities to support a nonprofit serving veterans.

Anna Bostwick in Autism Institute lab

Video: A Co-op Combines Public Health and Chemistry to Study Autism

Anna Bostwick's co-op at Drexel's Autism Institute has shown her how science and public health can work together.

Evanette Burrows

Studying the Safety of CrossFit

An EMPH alum analyzes injury rates among CrossFit program participants.

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Combining Cardiology and Public Health to Help Communities

An MD/MPH student shares how the dual degree program built confidence his ability to design and initiate research projects.

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Exposing Adverse Health Effects Linked to Hotel Work

A DSPH MPH student uses her occupational health training to improve health and working conditions for hotel workers.

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Dornsife Students Make a Difference in the Changing Urban Landscape of Philadelphia

Students assessed the impacts of a new public space: Cherry Street Pier.

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Beyond Medicine: Gaining a New Perspective on Providing Care

An MD/MPH student discovers that the program and her Integrated Learning Experience expand her professional horizons and opportunities in unexpected ways.

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Investigating the Impact of the ACA on Health Care Access for Children

A doctoral student discovers the possible benefits and policy lessons of health care reform when it comes to children's health.

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Pursuing an MS to Focus on Disease Prevention and Treatment

Discovering the benefits of carefully curated degree programs that allow students to specialize.

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Advancing Sickle Cell Disease Research in the Caribbean

An undergraduate gets a head start on her career managing a groundbreaking study to advance public health in Jamaica.

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Receiving Recognition for Innovative Research

A doctoral candidate wins an award for exploring how school nurses might help prevent HPV.

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Optimizing Evaluation Capacity for Heart Disease and Stroke Programs at the CDC

An MPH candidate gains career experience addressing two of the nation’s toughest health challenges.

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Exploring Microgravity to Improve Public Health

A Dornsife junior discovers that there’s lots more going on at NASA than the space program.

Paola Maysonet

Helping Residents Heal after Hurricane Maria

A student works on her MPH, while learning to aid in a natural disaster and fight for her culture.