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All In The News tagged "WHYY-FM Newsworks"

Philly Company Spark Therapeutics Investing $575m Toward Gene Therapy Center on Drexel’s Campus

Drexel was featured in a Dec. 18 WHYY story about a new partnership between Drexel and Spark Therapeutics that will bring a state-of-the art gene therapy innovation center to the University City campus. Through a 99-year ground lease of Drexel’s F Lot, the new center, a $575 million investment, will be located at the intersection of 30th and Chestnut Streets and will create opportunities for collaboration with Drexel and Philadelphia’s booming life sciences community. President John Fry was quoted in the story.

‘Medicine Is an Unstable Field’: Jefferson Shooting Reveals Precarity of Hospital Work

Jennifer Taylor, PhD, the Arthur L. and Joanne B. Frank professor and director of the Center for Firefighter Injury Research and Safety Trends at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 5 WHYY story about a recent shooting at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and how to prevent violence in health care settings.

How a Children’s COVID Vaccine Could Offer a New Normal for Schools

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 22 WHYY story about how a COVID-19 vaccine for children could offer a new normal for schools.

Unwrapping the Strange History of Prison Plastic Surgery

Sharrona Pearl, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Sept. 17 WHYY-Radio's “The Pulse” episode about her research on prison plastic surgery programs to reduce recidivism.  

The Texas Abortion Law and the Future of Reproductive Rights

David Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed during a Sept. 3 WHYY “Radio Times” segment about the Texas abortion law and the future of reproductive rights.

Reducing Child Poverty by Expanding Child Tax Credits

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was a guest on the July 21 episode of WHYY’s "Radio Times" to discuss the role of child tax credits in reducing child poverty. 

‘Hot Mess of Cars’ to ‘Holistic’: Designers Offer a Kinder Ben Franklin Parkway

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a July 16 WHYY story about redesign efforts to make the Benjamin Franklin Parkway more inclusive, walkable and accessible.

Philly Selects Finalists To Plan Pedestrian-Friendly Revamp of Ben Franklin Parkway

The Lindy Center for Urban Innovation was mentioned in a June 2 WHYY story as an underwriter of the search for a design firm to develop a plan for a pedestrian-friendly overhaul of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Returning to the Office

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed in a May 28 WHYY "Radio Times" segment about what the law says about worker and employer rights during a pandemic.

How the Pandemic Pushed Teens to Juggle Work and Virtual School

Stephen Joyce, PhD,  an assistant clinical professor in the School of Economics of LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a May 25  WHYY  story about how the pandemic pushed teens to juggle work and virtual school.

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 story about how the pandemic affected women in the workplace.