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Dirty Air Tied to Raised Risk of Strokes, Shorter Lives

Longjian Liu, MD, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a  Jan. 31 U.S. News & World Report story about his research that found people who live and work in counties with air pollution are more likely to die from a stroke. KPLC-TV (NBC-Lake Charles, Louisiana), and dozens of news media across the country, also reported the story.

Autism rates continue to climb, and experts don't exactly know why

Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor, and Craig Newschaffer, PhD, a professor, both in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, were quoted in a Nov. 26 stories in USA Today and U.S. News & World Report about a new study that suggests 1 in 40 American children has autism.

Many Young People With Autism Can Become Safe Drivers: Study

A study by Maria Schultheis, PhD, a professor and department chair in the College of Arts and Sciences, which found that young people with autism can become safe drivers, was featured in a June 19 Health Day story that also ran in U.S. News & World Report and multiple local newspapers around the country.

3 Tips for Online Students From Success Coaches

Susan Aldridge, PhD, senior vice president and president of Drexel Online, was quoted in a May 25 U.S. News & World Report story about tips for online students.

Entering Adulthood With Autism

Paul Shattuck, PhD, leader of the Life Course Outcomes research program in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 12 U.S. News & World Report story on the “services cliff” that young people with autism face. The Institute's Project SEARCH program was also profiled in the piece.

Introducing Inmates to Real Life via Virtual Reality

Cyndi Rickards, EdD, senior assistant dean for community engagement in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 15 US News & World Report story about the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections using technology to ease former juvenile lifers back into society.

Online Sports Management Grad Degrees: What to Expect

Joel Maxcy, PhD, director of the Center for Sport Management, was quoted in a Feb. 8 U.S. News & World Report article about what to expect from an online sports management masters program.

4 Expectations For Online Education in 2018

Susan Aldridge, PhD, senior vice president and president of Drexel Online, was quoted in a Jan. 18 U.S. News & World Report story about expectations for online education in 2018.

PTSD Too

A study led by Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was referenced in a Dec. 5 U.S. News & World Report story on women who have suffered sexual assault being the "hidden face" of post-traumatic stress-disorder.

More Research Needed Before Medical Marijuana Can Be Recommended for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Arundathi Jayatilleke, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Nov. 6 U.S. News & World Report story about the lack of published studies on the use of cannabinoids to treat rheumatoid arthritis.

The Jane Doe Burden

David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, co-authored an Oct. 30 op-ed for U.S. News & World Report about the difficulties of medical care for anyone in custody, as well as the anti-abortion policies of the Trump administration. The piece is related to the case of "Jane Doe," a 17-year-old, undocumented immigrant who has been detained in Texas and was seeking to have an abortion.

College Programs Offer a Path to Professional Degrees

Drexel and its BA/BS-JD program, which allows high-achieving high school students to earn their bachelors and law degrees in six years, was mentioned in a Sept. 22 U.S. News & World Report story.