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States Have Yet To Spend Hundreds of Millions of Federal Dollars to Tackle COVID Health Disparities
Usama Bilal, PhD, MD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a May 16 Kaiser Health News article that explored why states have yet to spend hundreds of millions of federal dollars allocated to tackle COVID-19 health disparities. The story was also published by CNN.com.
When a Right Becomes a Privilege
David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a May 15 Atlantic story about what abortion access could look like if Roe v. Wade is overturned. He was also quoted in a May 15 CNN.com story about states that will see an influx of people seeking abortion if the precedent is overturned.
The Creators: Penn, Drexel Alum Looks To Grow Seed Butter Business by ‘Untraditional Path’
Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a May 15 Philadelphia Business Journal article about Mother Butter, a locally owned and produced seed butter company that worked with the Food Lab, the culinary innovation lab in the College, on research and development.
Surfside Condo Was ‘Screaming’ as an Alarming Crack Formed Just Weeks Before the Collapse
Abieyuwa Aghayere, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a May 14 Miami Herald story about a crack that had formed in the Champlain Towers South condo complex weeks before its tragic collapse.

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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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