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We Need to Talk About Your Gas Stove, Your Health and Climate Change

Josiah Kephart, PhD, a post-doctoral fellow at the SALURBAL project at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in the Oct. 7 episode of NPR’s “Morning Edition” about the health risks and global warming implications from gas stoves in homes. The segment also aired on NPR stations nationwide including WNYC (New York), Texas Public Radio and WFDD (Winston-Salem, North Carolina).

A Citizen Scientist Gave the CDC a Head Start in a COVID-19 Outbreak Investigation

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in an Aug. 5 NPR “All Things Considered” segment for leading research into a large cluster of COVID-19 cases in Provincetown, Massachusetts. The story aired on Hawaii Public Radio (Honolulu, Hawaii), KJZZ-FM (Phoenix, Arizona), KNK-FM (Seattle, Washington) and other NPR stations nationwide.

Legal Questions Surround 'Vaccine Passports'

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed during an April 10 NPR “All Things Considered” segment about the legality of vaccine passports.

City of Detroit Counters Lawsuit From Black Lives Matter Organization

Tabatha Abu El-Haj, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Jan. 1 NPR “Morning Edition” segment about First Amendment lawsuits against Detroit police, following Black Lives Matter protests in the city after the death of George Floyd.

Study Finds Link Between Air Pollution and Risk of Stroke for People With Afib

Research co-authored by Jane E. Clougherty, ScD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, that found a link between air pollution and risk of stroke for people suffering from atrial fibrillation, was covered Sept. 17 by WESA-Radio (NPR-Pittsburgh). 

Coronavirus: Death Toll Racial Disparities

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed on an April 13 episode of "1A," on Washington, D.C.'s NPR affiliate WAMU-Radio, about racial disparities in the coronavirus death toll. The story ran on KMWU (St. Louis, Missouri), WVXU in Cincinnati, WFAE (Charlotte, North Carolina), and other NPR stations nationwide. Barber is also quoted in an April 14 Atlanta Journal Constitution opinion piece on the subject.

In Philly, Coronavirus Shutdown Means Less Traffic — And That Means Cleaner Air

Ezra Wood, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 18 NPR StateImpact story that was also picked up by PlanPhilly, about the air quality impact of people working remotely and driving less.

Streaming Rescued Record Labels. But Has It Abandoned Artists?

Marc Offenbach an assistant teaching professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Feb. 7 American Public Media story that aired on Minnesota Public Radio's "Marketplace" about Warner Music going public.

Making Art Is Good For Your Health. Here's How To Start A Habit

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 7 episode of NPR “Life Kit” about the benefits of art making and how to start healthy habits.

Doctors Say Federal Rules On Discussing Abortions Inhibit Relationships With Patients

David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Sept. 9 NPR “Shots” health news article about how clinics who take federal Title X family planning funding are adjusting to a new set of rules that limit what the health care providers can say to their patients about abortion.

Pa., N.J., Delaware Governors Pledge to Cooperate on Delaware River Basin Environment

Carol Collier, senior advisor for Watershed Management and Policy at the Academy of Natural Sciences and professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a May 17 StateImpact PA article about a combined pledge made by Pa., N.J., and Delaware governors to cooperate on the environmental issues of the Delaware River Basin.

Decades Later, Nat Turner Rebellion Makes Its Debut With 'Laugh To Keep From Crying'

Drexel’s music industry program was mentioned in a May 7 NPR “Fresh Air” review of an album by the defunct band Nat Turner Rebellion, that was originally recorded in Philadelphia’s Sigma Sound Studio 50 years ago and was recently released by MAD Dragon, Drexel’s student-run record label in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.