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Risking Everything To Offer Abortions Across State Lines
David Cohen, JD, a professor in the Thomas R. Kline School of Law, was quoted in an Oct. 4 New York Times story about the risks faced by abortion providers helping patients across state lines.
Is the Low-code Movement Growing? Some Tech Companies Are Going All In
Startup Fest and the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship were mentioned in an Oct. 4 Technical.ly Philly story about the increased use of no- or low-code platforms, or tech that allows users to build products without many or any coding abilities.
Tea Isn’t the Only Way to Gain Health Benefit From Mathca
Nyree Dardarian, EdD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Oct. 3 WTXF-TV (FOX-29) “Good Day Philadelphia” segment about the mental and physical benefits of matcha tea and different ways to consume it.
Privacy, Stigma May Keep Workers From Using Abortion Travel Benefits
David Cohen, JD, a professor in the Thomas R. Kline School of Law, was quoted in an Oct. 3 Stateline story about how stigma and privacy concerns may be keeping workers from using abortion travel benefits provided by their employers. The piece was picked up by a number of news outlets across the country.

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Quinlan’s research focuses on identifying potential unique food safety risks for minority racial/ethnic and low-income populations. Quinlan co-developed the Don’t Wash Your Chicken campaign based on surveys conducted by her laboratory finding that washing raw poultry is a common unsafe handling practice across multiple demographics. Her laboratory also conducts basic research on Campylobacter jejuni, a leading bacterial cause of foodborne illness, which is common on chicken.
Criminology & Justice Studies
D'Ovidio researches the intersection of computer technology, crime and the criminal justice system. He directs Drexel's research program in computer crime and digital forensics. In the past, he has worked with the New York City Police Department and Philadelphia Police Department on research projects involving computer crime. His work with the law enforcement community also includes training investigators on techniques to trace Internet communication and seize electronic evidence and cell phones.
creative arts therapies
Kaimal’s research focuses on understanding the way that creative self-expression affects human emotions and other brain processes. Her work particularly focuses on the ways people's experiences influence what they create, and how art-making can be used to reduce stress and stress-related issues.

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