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All In The News tagged "WHYY-FM Newsworks"

Most HIV-Positive Moms in Philadelphia Forgo Treatment After Pregnancy

Florence Momplaisir, MD, MSCE, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine and School of Public Health, and Joella Adams, MPH, a recent graduate of the School of Public Health, were quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks story on Aug. 26 about their research about HIV care for pregnant women and new mothers.

Billion Mile Journey: The Cape May-Lewes Ferry

Joseph Martin, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was interviewed in an Aug. 23 WHYY story about a class project involving the Delaware Bay.

FDA Approves Female Libido Pill, but Includes Safety Warnings

Kristene Whitmore, MD, a professor and medical director of the Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks story on Aug. 20 about the new female libido drug approved by the FDA.

A 3D Printer That Squirts out the Building Blocks of Life

Kara Spiller, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in an Aug. 17 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about her use of a 3-D bio-printer for her research on bone healing. 

Sexting Linked to Sexual Satisfaction, Finds Drexel Survey

Emily Stasko, a doctoral candidate in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 14 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about her recent study on the prevalence of “sexting,” sending sexually explicit text messages, among adults.

Sexting Linked to Sexual Satisfaction, Finds Drexel Survey

Emily Stasko, a doctoral candidate in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 14 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about her recent study on the prevalence of “sexting,” sending sexually explicit text messages, among adults.

Philadelphia Starts Small (and Cheap) With Delaware River Waterfront Revitalization

Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and distinguished teaching professor in the Westphal College, was quoted in a Newsworks.org article on Aug. 12 about revitalizing Penn’s Landing.

Drexel Prof: Stop Delivering Payback, Start Rehabilitating Criminals

Adam Benforado, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed in an Aug. 11 WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story about his new book “Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice.”

Success as a Sweet Antidote for Failure

Ted Daeschler, PhD, vice president for collections at the Academy of Natural Sciences and associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, read an audio essay on WHYY radio’s “The Pulse” on July 27 about the process of discovering the fish fossil Tiktaalik roseae.

The Papal Visit

Vice Provost Janet Fleetwood, PhD was quoted in a July 31 WHYY radio (91-FM) story about the city’s logistical preparations surrounding the upcoming visit from Pope Francis.

Is Obesity a Disease?

Meghan Butryn, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a story on WHYY-FM’s “The Pulse” and Newsworks.org on July 24 about the controversy over medically classifying obesity as a disease.

Delaware Art Museum 'Dreaming' of Better Days

Danielle Rice, PhD, director of the museum leadership program in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned in a July 13 Newsworks.org story for her former position at the Delaware Art Museum.