Greg Richter

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News Manager, University Communications

Greg Richter is the news manager who covers Medicine, Public Health, Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems. He graduated from Rowan University, where he also worked in its Office of Media and Public Relations. Since then, he has lived in Philadelphia for eight years and worked in Penn Medicine’s Office of Communications, most recently as a senior medical communications officer. Follow him on twitter @DrexelGreg.


Telemedicine Removing Barriers to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Shows Success During Pandemic
Pandemic-era changes to prescribing guidelines for the lifesaving drug buprenorphine led to improved treatment outcomes for patients with opioid use disorder in Philadelphia, according to a recently published study in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence Reports from researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.
Sarah Long, MD Infectious Disease Expert Sarah Long, MD, to Address Graduates at Drexel’s College of Medicine Commencement
Sarah Long, MD, an internationally renowned expert in infectious disease treatment in children, will address graduates of Drexel University’s College of Medicine during its 2022 commencement on May 13.
Drexel Announces Cape Fear Valley Health System as Regional Medical Campus
University’s College of Medicine announced Cape Fear Valley Health System as a new regional medical campus option for students, starting in May 2022. Through an affiliation agreement, Drexel medical students will have the opportunity to select the health system for their required clinical rotations in the third and fourth years of their education.
Parent child play time Screen Time for Babies Linked to Higher Risk of Autism-Like Symptoms Later in Childhood
Sitting a baby in front of a tablet or television, as well as less parent-child play time, are associated with developing greater autism spectrum disorder (ASD)-like symptoms later in childhood. These findings, from the first prospective study on the subject, are published today in JAMA Pediatrics from researchers at Drexel University’s College of Medicine and Dornsife School of Public Health.
Coronavirus COVID-19 Q&A With Dornsife School of Public Health Dean Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD

In this Q&A, the dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health sorts out fact from fiction and shares what experts know so far about the novel coronavirus.

Taking Someone's Heart Rate 196,000 Youth Lose Health Insurance Coverage in Past 3 Years; Yet Some Upsides Remain, Drexel Study Says
The national implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014 was associated with gains in health insurance coverage for youth, but some of those gains have reversed during the past three years, according to findings published this month in Academic Pediatrics from researchers at the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University.
Firefighters at fire truck Keeping First Responders Safe: Drexel Developed Safety Climate Scale Helps Fire Departments Reach Health and Wellness Goals
A new scale, that effectively measures the safety climate of a fire department, has been developed by researchers from Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health, according to a paper published today in the journal Safety Science.