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All In The News tagged "The Philadelphia Inquirer"

Drexel Is Preparing to Take Charge of Philadelphia History Museum Holdings

Rosalind Remer, PhD, senior vice provost and director of the Lenfest Center for Cultural Partnerships, was quoted in a Sept. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Drexel being prepared to help preserve the collections of the Philadelphia History Museum.

Trump Bashes Comcast and Then Joins With the Media Giant to Limit Civil Rights Suits, Law Professors Say

David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Sept. 7 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the Trump administration and the solicitor General Noel J. Francisco who filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting Comcast in a highly contentious $20 billion civil rights case.

Trump’s Immigration Plan Could Be a Boon to the Flu| Opinion

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, authored a Sept. 4 Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed about several new Trump administration immigration policies that could lead to a widespread and virulent flu epidemic this winter.

Parents Consider Buying Bulletproof Backpacks as Gun Violence Shapes Their Children’s Lives

Dominic F. Gullo, PhD, a professor in the School of Education, was quoted in an Aug. 31 Philadelphia Inquirer article about whether or not parents should consider buying bullet proof backpacks for their children.

Grieving Drexel Scientists Complete Murdered Colleague’s Study of Assaults on First Responders

Jennifer Taylor, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 20 Philadelphia Inquirer article about her team’s most recent research into assaults of first responders and the judicial process following those incidents. The findings offer three solutions aimed at giving justice to victims. 

Philly DA Larry Krasner Said He Offered Suspect in Police Shooting a 'Phony Baloney' Deal to Surrender

Daniel Filler, JD, dean of the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Aug. 16 Philadelphia Inquirerstory about Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner's involvement with negotiating the surrender of the suspect in last week's hostage situation and shooting of police officers in North Philadelphia.

The A$AP Rocky Case Shines Light on a Different Approach to Criminal Justice

Jordan Hyatt, JD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, co-authored an opinion article for the Philadelphia Inquirer about the American rapper A$AP Rocky who was released from jail in Sweden on Friday, pending the final verdict of his alleged assault case. The operation of the Swedish justice system has now become a focal point of contentious debate.

#MeToo Meets Medicine: Philly Doctors Fight Sex Harassment, Pay Gaps by Joining Time’s Up Healthcare

Nancy D. Spector, MD, a professor at the College of Medicine and executive director of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine, was quoted in an Aug. 3 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Philadelphia-area doctors fighting sexual harassment and gender pay gaps by joining Times Up Healthcare. Drexel College of Medicine is a signatory of Time's Up Healthcare.

How Opioid Painkillers Became Big Business in a Philadelphia Neighborhood Already Ravaged by Drugs

Priya Mammen, MD, a public health advocate in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a July 31 Philadelphia Inquirer story suggesting that Kensington was one of the first areas struck by the opioid epidemic that is now a national health crisis.

City Teams Up With Drexel, Amoroso’s to Create Low-sodium Hoagie Roll That Actually Tastes Good

Bruce Katz, PhD,  distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and director of Drexel's Nowak Metro Finance Lab, co-authored a July 26 column in the  Philadelphia Citizen  about Opportunity Zones and surprising lessons researchers have learned from exploring their impact.

CVS Adds Time-Delay Safes in PA. Stores to Help Prevent Opioid Robberies

The College of Medicine’s Health Outreach Project has received a $20,000 grant from CVS Pharmacy that will go toward overdose reversal training, naloxone distribution, and other education initiatives. The story was reported by The Philadelphia Inquirer, WPVI-TV (6-abc) and Philadelphia Business Journal on July 24.

5 Questions: Do You Need To Lose Weight Before a Kidney Transplant?

Meera Harhay, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine and Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed for a July 11 Philadelphia Inquirer Q&A about her recent research showing that those who lose significant weight — 10 percent of their body weight — prior to receiving a kidney transplant are at a higher risk for a poor outcome.