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What Will the End of the COVID Pandemic Look Like?

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 26 WHYY segment about what the end of the pandemic will look like.

Essential, Unemployed, Overstretched: How the COVID Economy Crashed on Women

Janet Cruz, MD, director of Student Health Services, was quoted in a March 18 WHYY.org story about how the pandemic affected women in the workplace.

Philly Bans Indoor Gatherings, Broadens Restrictions Amid Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 16 WHYY story about new restrictions in Philadelphia to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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.