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Drexel College of Medicine Picked for NIH Study on COVID-19

Charles B. Cairns, MD, the Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean, and senior vice president of medical affairs at the College of Medicine, was quoted in a June 11 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about researchers from the College of Medicine and Tower Health collaborating to take part in a national NIH study on the immune responses of COVID-19 patients.

WHO Says Asymptomatic People Can Spread COVID-19, Explains Earlier Comment Was Misleading

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, a visiting assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 10 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about misunderstanding around how common it is for asymptomatic people to spread the coronavirus.

Recent Drexel Graduate's Photo Makes Cover of Time Magazine

Hannah Beier, an undergraduate photography student in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, whose photography was featured on the cover of TIME magazine on May 21, was interviewed in a May 26 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about the photo and her senior project that included images she took remotely of her friends and family during the pandemic.

New North Philadelphia COVID-19 Testing Site Accepting All Residents

Mary Thornton-Bowmer, a nurse practitioner, and Natasha Thornton, a practice manager, both at the Steven and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center, were quoted in an April 27 WPVI-TV (6-abc) broadcast about the 11th Street Center opening as a new COVID-19 testing facility in North Philadelphia. The broadcast was re-aired in an April 27 WPHL-TV (PHL-17) segment. Information about the testing site at 11th Street Center was also mentioned April 27 on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and April 28 on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) broadcasts.

Racial Disparities in Philadelphia Testing for COVID-19

Usama Bilal, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a WPVI (6-abc) story on April 6 about disparities in who is being tested for COVID-19. Bilal was also quoted April 9 in Rolling Stone (also published by the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Telegraph, among other outlets), Philadelphia Tribune and Telemundo about how the coronavirus will hit the poor most.

Coronavirus: Drexel University Expert Says Containment Is Key to Prevent Virus From Spreading

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, a visiting assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in and interviewed in a number of recent stories about efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus, including a Jan. 31 WPVI-TV (6-abc) news segment, a Feb. 1 WHYY.org story and the Feb. 2 edition of WCAU-TV's "NBC10@Issue."

Wawa CEO Chris Gheysens Apologizes to Customers for Data Breach

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Dec. 20 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about a data breach at Wawa.

Two Philadelphia Schools Remain Closed Due to Presence of Asbestos

Arthur Frank, MD, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed about the dangers of asbestos in an Oct. 1 story by WPVI (6-abc).

Fooding Forward: Getting Fresh, Excess Restaurant Food to Feed the Hungry

Evan Ehlers, a recent graduate of the Close School of Entrepreneurship and founder of the startup Sharing Excess, was included in a WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about his partnership with Fooding Forward that helps local businesses distribute excess food.


Beloved Manayunk Peregrine Falcon Dies; Questions Raised over Cause of Death

Jason Weckstein, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and associate curator of ornithology in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 19 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about the recent death of a Manayunk Peregrine Falcon.

Souderton Area School District Contending With Ransomware Cyberattack

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about the ransomware cyberattack affecting the Souderton Area school district. 

Building It Better Together: The State of Our Job Market Is Strong

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was interviewed in a Sept. 3 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about the state of the U.S. job market.