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All In The News tagged "WHYY-FM Newsworks"

Penn Study Finds Most Black Men with Trauma Aren’t Getting Treatment

John Rich, MD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted, and Ted Corbin, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in an April 18 WHYY story about Healing Hurt People, the violence intervention program that Rich and Corbin co-direct.

Philly Hopes to Clear Flightpath for Autonomous Drones

Drexel was mentioned in a March 22 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) broadcast and a March 23 WHYY News story as the host of a meeting between city officials, researchers and leaders in infrastructure and technology industries who are all working to position Philadelphia as a leader in the research and development, and use of drones.

Opioid Overdoses Sending Twice as Many Kids to Hospital

Philip Massey, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed on a March 9 WHYY-FM "Newsworks Tonight" segment about upticks in children being admitted to hospitals for opioid overdoses.

Why We Travel

Michael Yudell, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, told the story of a hollow Earth theory from the 1800s on a Feb. 23 episode of WHYY-FM's "The Pulse."

Bioethicists Push Back on Trump Call for National ‘Right-to-Try’ Legislation

Laura Vearrier, MD, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a WHYY story about the ethics surrounding a proposed “right-to-try” law that would allow terminally ill patients to try experimental treatments.

Six Ways Philly Can Woo Amazon with Better Bike Lanes

David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, authored a Jan. 14 opinion piece for WHYY.org offering six ways Philadelphia can woo Amazon with better bike lanes.

Fitness, Food and Goal Setting

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was a guest on WHYY'FM's "Radio Times" on Jan. 5. to talk about improving diets on a New Year's resolution-themed episode.

Barnegat Bay Marshes Help Keep Water Clean

David Velinsky, PhD, vice president for Academy Science and head of the Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science in Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Dec. 27 WHYY/Newsworks story on two of his studies looking into the ecological benefits of salt marshes in New Jersey.

Teen Opioid Abuse Dropping Nationwide, Survey Finds

Stephen Lankenau, PhD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed for a Dec. 14 WHYY/Newsworks story on a new report that showed teen opioid use was dropping nationwide.

Young Girls Increasingly Harming Themselves, Ending Up in ER

Guy Diamond, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed in a Nov. 28 WHYY.org story about a CDC study that found self-injury numbers among adolescent girls has climbed substantially.

Soul Searching: Reggae Artist Finds Goldmine in Drexel’s Philly Sound Archive

Toby Seay, an associate professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and project director of the Drexel Audio Archives, was mentioned in a Nov. 7 WHYY-Radio (91-FM) story about Rankin Scholar Bitty McLean, a renowned reggae artists, working with Music Industry students to use tracks from classic Philadelphia soul music in the Drexel Audio Archives’ Sigma Sound Studios Collection in his new album.

In Renters’ Market, Philly Landlords Cut Prices and Offer Enticements to Woo Tenants

Kevin Gillen, PhD, a senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute For Urban Innovation was quoted in an Oct. 17 WHYY/Newsworks.org about the cooling of Philadelphia's rental market.