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All In The News tagged "Philly com"

SEPTA’s Ridership Won’t Rebound for a Long Time. Fear of Contracting COVID-19 is Partially to Blame.

Jerry Fagliano, PhD, an associate clinical professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Jan. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer story that also ran in Philadelphia Daily News, the challenges SEPTA is facing during the pandemic and a new partnership with Drexel to study COVID-19 on mass transit, including the effects of mask-wearing, ventilation and cleaning. The Drexel and SEPTA partnership was also mentioned in a related Jan. 11 editorial in the Philadelphia Daily News.

What Happens to Neighborhood Appeal if the Coronavirus Closes Small Businesses for Good?

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a June 1 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how the permanent closure of small businesses in Philadelphia amid the coronavirus pandemic could change neighborhood appeal.

High-income Philadelphians Getting Tested for Coronavirus at Far Higher Rates Than Low-income Residents

Usama Bilal, MD, PhD,  an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 6  Philadelphia Inquirer  article about high-income Philadelphians getting tested for coronavirus at far higher rates than low-income residents.

ACLU to Pennsylvania Supreme Court: Act Now to Stop County Jails From Becoming Coronavirus Petri Dishes

Joseph Amon, PhD, a clinical professor and director of the Office of Global Health at Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 30 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how the ACLU of Pennsylvania pressed the state Supreme Court Monday to act immediately before county jails become epicenters for the coronavirus’ spread. Amon was also quoted in a CNHI news article on the subject, which was published by The Daily Item and The Meadville Tribune.

Drexel University Working to Fill Critical Need for COVID-19 Masks and Respirators

Genevieve Dion, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of Drexel’s Center for Functional Fabrics, and Charles Cairns, MD, dean of the College of Medicine, were quoted in a March 25 Philadelphia Inquirer story about how local manufacturers are pitching in to produce masks for health care workers.

During Coronavirus Outbreak, Telemedicine is an Answer — If You’re Covered

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a March 19 Philadelphia Inquirer article about telemedicine coverage during a pandemic.

Costly Presidential Campaign Rallies Leave Cities Wondering Who’s Paying the Bill

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about who pays the bills after costly presidential campaign rallies.

Wentz Hit and Concussion Another Reminder Football is Not Safe for Youth

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored a Jan. 7 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion piece about Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback Carson Wentz’s recent concussion and why it should highlight the danger of playing football at a young age.

B.PHL Innovation Fest to Feature 'Broad City' Star, Netflix Co-Founder

Men’s Basketball Head Coach Zach Spiker and varsity student-athlete Zach Walton, an undergraduate in the College of Arts and Sciences, were quoted in an Oct. 30 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the team’s outlook for this season.

 Penn, Drexel Get $22 Million to Study Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Other Dementias

Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing an Health Professions, was quoted in an Oct. 1 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a grant she recently received to study an online platform to help caregivers of dementia patients cope with their psychological and behavioral symptoms.

New Federal Report Surprises: Philadelphia Poverty Down, Income Up

Mariana Chilton, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a Sept. 26 Philadelphia Inquirer article about poverty in Philadelphia.

Census Error Wrecks 2017 Philly Data on Poverty, Income

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Sept. 26 Philadelphia Inquirer article about an error in the 2017 Census that provided conflicting data on poverty rates and income.