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All In The News tagged "The Washington Post"

Your Mask Feels Uncomfortable? Get Over It. as a Surgeon, I Know How Vital They Are.

John Clarke, MD, an emeritus professor in the College of Medicine, wrote a July 12 perspective piece in the Washington Post about the importance of wearing a mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The piece was picked up July 12 by the SFGate.

A Baltimore Restaurant Group Apologizes to a Black Woman and Son for Unequally Enforcing Its Dress Code

Wendy Greene, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law was quoted in a June 23 Washington Post story about appearance and grooming-code discrimination, after a Black woman and her son in Baltimore were refused service at a restaurant because of the way he was dressed – while a white family with a son dressed in a similar manner, was seated and served.

As Restaurants Reopen, Here's What You Should Know About Air Conditioning, Air Flow and the Coronavirus

L. James Lo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a May 28 Washington Post story about the import role of ventilation in preventing transmission of COVID-19 as restaurants begin to reopen. 

For Many Fans, the Absence of Sports Feels Like a Loss. Psychologists Say That’s Normal.

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, was quoted in a May 21 Washington Post story about why fans feel the absence of sports like a loss.

The Reason We're So Uncomfortable Wearing Masks

Sharrona Pearl, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored a May 7 Washington Post article about the history of physiognomy and why the lack of seeing a person’s face while wearing face masks makes people uncomfortable.

The Narrow Definition of 'Pro-Life' Fuels Disregard for Lives During Covid-19

David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, coauthored a May 1 Washington Post article about the narrow definition of “pro-life” and how it fuels disregard for lives during COVID-19.

No, Abortion Providers Aren't Craven Opportunists. They Care for Their Patients.

David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, coauthored a Feb. 26 Washington Post opinion piece about the implications of June Medical v. Russo, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that could drastically curtail abortion rights litigation. The piece references his new book "Obstacle Course: The Everyday Struggle to Get an Abortion in America."

A Police Officer Sued a Black Lives Matter Protester for Violence He Didn’t Commit. What’s Next Has Free-Speech Advocates Worried.

Tabatha Abu El-Haj, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Dec. 13 Washington Post article about the first amendment, violence at protests and efforts to sue protest organizers for the acts of others. The article was picked up by numerous outlets in including MSN News, The Seattle Times and SFGate.

How Two College Students Tried to Outfox the Feds and Get Trump’s Tax Returns

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in Aug. 7 Washington Post article about a Haverford College student hacking into the IRS to obtain President Trump's tax returns.

For Broadcasters, Women’s World Cup Rallies Record Audiences With An Event And a Cause

Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Sport Management program of the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a June 27 Washington Post article about the increase of marketing and viewership of the 2019 Women’s World Cup and the larger trend of increasing visibility for women’s professional sports.

America's Health Future

Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, a research professor at the Dornsife School of Public Health, participated in a June 4 Washington Post "Post Live" panel on "America's Health Future." Kumanyika offered insights on how climate change and other factors influence health, and discussed the importance of equitable medical care for all.

Pfizer Had Clues Its Blockbuster Drug Could Prevent Alzheimer's. Why Didn't It Tell the World?

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a June 4 Washington Post article about a team of Pfizer researchers who found its rheumatoid arthritis therapy drug could also potentially reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Field explained the procedures a company must go through to receive regulatory approval to use a drug for a completely different disease.