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All In The News tagged "WHYY-Radio"

Police Reform Roundtable

Robert J. Kane, PhD, professor and head of the Criminology and Justice Studies Department in the College of Arts and Sciences was interviewed on July 8 on WHYY’s “Radio Times” about police reform.

Eyes Blistering, Crawling on Highway: What It Felt Like to Be Tear Gassed on 676

Rachel E. Lopez, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law and director of the Andy and Gwen Stern Community Lawyering Clinic, co-authored a June 11 WHYY “Plan Philly” essay about what it felt like to be tear gassed on 676 during protests. 

Black Clergy Convene to Discuss the Toll of COVID-19 and a Way Forward

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 11 WHYY story, also published June 11 by The Philadelphia Tribune, about how racism causes poor public health.

Plans to Move Philly to ‘Yellow’ Forge Ahead, Despite Risk of Virus Spread Through Gatherings

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 2 WHYY story about continued plans in Philadelphia to move to the ‘yellow’ phase of re-opening on Friday.

Playbook for Reopening Schools: Chop Calls for Face Shields, Staggered Schedules, Temp Checks

Esther Chernak, MD, an associate clinical professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication, was quoted in a May 20 WHYY.org story about safety recommendations included in plans for reopening Pennsylvania schools in the fall. The story also ran on WESA-FM (Pittsburgh).

Racial Disparity Grows as the Coronavirus Disproportionately Claims Black Lives in Pa., Jersey and Delaware

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor at the Dornsife School of Public Health was quoted in a May 15 WHYY.org story, which was also published by The Philadelphia Tribune, on the significant differing rates of infection and death from the coronavirus among racial groups. Barber was also quoted in a related May 15 story on AAAS's news blog and a May 18 Standard Speaker (Hazelton, Pennsylvania) story about how to protect those most vulnerable to the coronavirus. 

Outbreaks and Epidemics: The Role of Public Health

Michael Yudell, PhD, a professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was featured in the May 1 episode of WHYY Radio’s “The Pulse” about the role of public health during a pandemic. The story also aired on NPR affiliates across the country.

How to Stop an Invasion

Michael Yudell, PhD, a professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was featured in the April 24 episode of WHYY Radio’s “The Pulse” about how disease outbreaks can make people suspicious of others or more likely to cast blame. The story also aired on NPR stations across the country.

This is Your Brain During a Pandemic

John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an April 17 episode of NPR “The Pulse” about creativity and production during self-isolation in the pandemic. The story ran on WHYY-RadioKERA-FM (Dallas, Texas), WYPR-FM (Baltimore, Maryland), WGBH-FM (Boston, Massachusetts) and other NPR stations nationwide. Kounios was also quoted in April 18 Ladders and Big Think articles about recently published research on what part of the brain controls creativity and the evolutionary development of creativity.

Philadelphia Engineer Creates Backup Ventilators for Coronavirus Pandemic

Marek Swoboda, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was featured in an April 17 episode of WHYY-Radio's “The Pulse” about his efforts to lead a team that is creating back-up ventilators for hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic. John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was also interviewed in the piece about the role of creative problem-solving during the pandemic.

‘Outlaw’ Pa. Businesses Make Coronavirus Masks Without State Approval

Genevieve Dion, a professor in Westphal Colllege of Media Arts & Design and director of Drexel’s Center for Functional Fabrics, was mentioned in an April 8 WHYY.org story about textile manufacturers throughout the state transitioning their operations to make face masks and personal protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic.

Loss of FEMA Funds Is Behind Friday Closure of 2 Local Drive-Through Test Sites

Usama Bilal, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in April 7 WHYY.org, Univision, Salud America! and Daily Mail stories about continued challenges with COVID-19 testing and growing evidence that COVID-19 is disproportionately  impacting low income people.