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All In The News tagged "WHYY-FM Newsworks"

Why Is It So Hard to Stop Eating Chocolate? A Drexel Scientist's Bittersweet Research

Jennifer Nasser, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a March 27 WHYY.org story about her recently published study on chocolate's sugar content and its psychoactive effects.

Philly Officials to Face Council Scrutiny on Faulty Property Assessments

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was mentioned in a Jan. 30 WHYY.org story about land value estimates in Philadelphia as city officials face scrutiny on faulty property assessments.

Hospitals Could Play Bigger Role in Preventing Gun Violence, Study Says

The Healing Hurt People program, the cornerstone program of Drexel's Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in a Jan. 27 WHYY.org story about hospitals playing a bigger role in preventing gun violence.

Drexel Research links Racism and Hunger

Research about the link between hunger and discrimination by Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was featured in Dec. 4 stories in WHYY, Generocity and The Philadelphia Tribune.

To Prove a Point, Drexel Prof Goes on Monthlong McDonald's Diet

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was the focus of an Aug. 27 WHYY.org story about the 30-day McDonald's diet she took on to help show how fast food choices can be made healthier.

Pa. Bets on Residency Model to Boost Teacher Prep Programs

Nancy Butler Songer, PhD, dean of the School of Education, was quoted in a July 17 WHYY “The Pulse” story about teacher residencies which emphasize in-class experience over book learning.

Weighing the Health of Hot Dogs Without Killing the BBQ

A WHYY-FM "The Pulse" story featuring  Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, on the health aspects of hot dogs, in light of the Independence Day holiday, was picked up by NPR July 7 and 8.

ACA Under Fire...Again

Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, was interviewed June 13 on WHYY-FM's "Radio Times" on new legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act.

What Lab Animals Teach Us

Michael Yudell, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was featured on WHYY-FM's "The Pulse" June 8, discussing an elephant who was given LSD to test its health effects.

Preservation vs. Development in Philly

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was a guest on the May 9 edition of WHYY’s “Radio Times With Marty Moss-Coane” in a segment about historic preservation in Philadelphia.

Cosby Unraveled — Ep 14: Crime and Punishment

Rachel Lopez, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed in a May 4 episode of WHYY’s “Cosby Unraveled” series about the trial and sentencing of Bill Cosby for sexual assault.

Making Movies Animates Long-term Children’s Hospital Patients

Nomi Eve, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Drexel student Victoria Milano, were quoted in a May 2 WHYY.org article about “Story Medicine,” a community-based English course at Drexel that has evolved to include elements of animation, which gives undergraduates the opportunity to work with patients at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.