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Drexel Rolls Out App Aimed at Halting Coronavirus Outbreaks

Charles B. Cairns, MD, the Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean and senior vice president of Medical Affairs in the College of Medicine, was interviewed in a July 10 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about the "Drexel Health Tracker," a coronavirus health-tracking app.

Why Is It So Hard for Some People to Wear Masks? Professor Explains

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 July 8 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) broadcast about why some are finding it difficult to wear a mask now that it is being mandated in more areas across the country.

Why Light Exercise Could Keep You From Overeating

Rebecca Crochiere, a graduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 28 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) “NBC10@Issue” story about a study she led on how light exercise can prevent diet lapses or over eating.

New Philly Cops Came From as Far as Fla., Chicago. Now, They Must Live Here.

Robert J. Kane, PhD, professor and head of the Criminology and Justice Studies Department in the College of Arts and Sciences was quoted in a June 26 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) about new legislation that would mandate the city only hire police officers who have been living in Philadelphia for at least one year prior to job appointment.

Here's How Long Coronavirus Lasts on Surfaces. But Does It Really Matter?

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, a visiting assistant professor at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 26 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about how long the coronavirus can survive on specific surfaces. 

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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 WCAU (NBC-10).

Lawmakers Debate Making Changes to Nation’s Gun Laws

William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on a Sept. 10 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about a bipartisan group of lawmakers who are pushing for tighter gun legislation in Washington, DC. 

New USDA Study: Washing Raw Poultry Increases Risk of Contaminating Foods, Surfaces

A 2013 study examining the effects of washing raw chicken, conducted by Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in an Aug. 20 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about the latest warning from the USDA to not wash raw chicken. The story was picked up by NBC affiliates across the country, including New York, Los Angeles and Dallas.

New Tool Looks to Curb Extreme Risks Taken by Firefighters

Jennifer Taylor, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, discussed in a July 7 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment some health and safety risks firefighters experience on the job, and efforts by her team to measure the safety culture of fire departments.

Experts, Neighbors Worry About Air Quality After Refinery Fires

Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a June 20, WCAU-TV (NBC-10) about the South Philadelphia refinery that caught on fire after a series of dramatic explosions Friday morning. It's the region's largest single source of air pollution even when it's not burning.

Drexel Exhibit Highlights Fashion Icon Nicole Miller’s Work

Clare Sauro, an assistant professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and curator of the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection, was a guest on a WCAU-TV (NBC-10) “10@Issue” segment on June 16 about the FHCC’s exhibition, “A Philadelphia Store-y: 25 Years of Nicole Miller Philadelphia.”