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Cell Phone Records Show Dramatic Drop in Regional Travel Outside Philly After Governor's COVID-19 Order

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor of Health Management and Policy at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 8 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a drop in daily regional travel across much of Pennsylvania following Governor Wolf’s order to shut down non-life sustaining businesses.

What You Can Do If You're Laid Off or Furloughed During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Ebony White, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an April 7 Philadelphia Inquirer story about how to cope with the stress and anxiety of losing employment during the pandemic.

New Basketball Coach Amy Mallon Doesn't Plan to Change Much at Drexel

Amy Mallon, the newly appointed head coach of Drexel’s women’s basketball team, was featured in April 1 Philadelphia Inquirer, Baltimore Sun, Delaware County Daily Times and PhillyCollegeSports.com stories about her promotion to lead the team after serving 16 years as associate head coach. 

How Do You Get Tested for the Coronavirus in Philly if You Don't Have a Car?

Esther Chernak, MD, an associate professor and and director of the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 1Philadelphia Inquirer story about how people can get tested for coronavirus in Philadelphia if they don't have a car to get to drive-through testing facilities. 

You Never Know When You, and Everyone Around You, Will Need Public Health

Robert I Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, authored an opinion piece in The Philadelphia Inquirer on March 17 about the five key lessons learned from the COVID-19 outbreak.


Money Can Buy Some Protection From Coronavirus. But the Poor Can't Afford It, Leaving Them More Vulnerable

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 14 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how low-income residents of Philadelphia may suffer disproportionately from the coronavirus outbreak. The article was also covered by the Miami Herald, Fort Worth Star Telegram, and other outlets.

Drexel Will Conduct All Final Exams Remotely Because of Coronavirus

Michael Shelmet, director of Instructional Technology at Drexel, was quoted in a March 13Philadelphia Inquirer story about how the University will be transitioning to online final exams for the first time, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

NCAA Cancels Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments Due to Coronavirus

Head Women's Basketball Coach Denise Dillon was quoted in related stories on March 12, in thePhiladelphia Inquirer, and March 15, on KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM), about the NCAA cancelling the men's and women's national tournaments.

Philly’s Soda Tax Didn’t Lead to People Drinking Less Soda, Study Says

Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Feb. 27 Philadelphia Inquirer and KYW-TV (CBS-3) story about whether Philadelphia’s “soda tax” influenced the amount of sugar-sweetened beverages Philadelphians are drinking. The Inquirer coverage also appeared in the Seattle Times, The Buffalo News and other outlets.


What Contamination Lurks on — and Under — Shuttered South Philly Refinery

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Feb. 17 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the environmental remediation that will be necessary to minimize health risk associated with the pollution from the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery site in South Philadelphia over many years.

Philly Must Plan for a Post-Refinery Future

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was mentioned in a Feb. 9 Philadelphia Inquirer editorial about the fate of the former Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery site, which could be decided in bankruptcy court this week.

Medical Mystery: What Caused Unusual Blisters and Itching on a Boy With Eczema?

Daniel Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a Jan. 31 Philadelphia Inquirer “Medical Mystery” column about an eczema patient presenting unusual blisters and itching.