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Drexel students played, watched and served as research subjects at the 2022 Dragon Bowl on April 1. Photo credit: Loren Berckey.
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In the News

The Coming Legal Battles Over Abortion Pills
David Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, coauthored a May 24 Politico magazine article about the coming legal battles over abortion pills.
Want To Move Your Body More?
A study led by Meghan Butryn, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a May 23 Psychology Today article about a mindfulness technique called psychological flexibility that can help individuals increase movement and exercise.
Tired of Masks? Improve Your Building’s Air Quality
Bryan Cummings, PhD, a research scientist in the College of Engineering, was interviewed on the May 23 episode of KYW-Newsradio's "In Depth" podcast to discuss the importance of indoor air quality and how to improve it.
A Gusher of $584M in Federal Aid Will Soon Open for PA, NJ and DE Business Owners. Are You Getting Yours?
Bruce Katz, JD, a distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab, was quoted in a May 23 Philadelphia Inquirer story about new federal funding for small business that will be available soon.

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Food, nutrition
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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