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Area Industry Hopes of Eliminating Medical Device Tax Grow Amid ACA Repeal Efforts

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Jan. 17 WHYY/Newsworks story about the potential of eliminating the medical device tax built into the Affordable Care Act.

Philly Rents Rising Quickly

Kevin Gillen, PhD, a senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Jan. 12 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about Philadelphia experiencing the second-highest average monthly rental increase among all U.S. cities in 2016.

Healthcare's Case for Recruiting More Men in Nursing

Brian Fasolka, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Glenn Burns, an undergraduate student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were quoted in a Dec. 12 WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story about recruiting more men into the nursing profession.

Drexel Law Professor Participates in Nationwide effort to Oppose Sessions Nomination

Richard Frankel, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law was interviewed by WHYY/Newsworks on Jan. 9 regarding his participation in a nationwide effort to oppose the nomination of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General, under Donald Trump.

Making New Year Resolutions Work; No Really, They Can

Paul Nolan, an adjunct associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan 2 WHYY/Newsworks story about how people can more efficiently go about accomplishing New Year’s resolutions.

Scientists and Game Designers Show You What It's Like to be HIV

Carla Brown, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the College of Medicine, was interviewed for a July 24WHYY/Newsworks.org story about "CD4 Hunter," a game created by Brown and researchers in the College's Department of Microbiology and Immunology that teaches players how HIV infects and replicates in the human body.

Big3, Basketball's Newest Curiosity, Rolls into Philly

Joel Maxcy, PhD, an associate professor and head of sport management in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was quoted in a July 14 WHYY/Newsworks.org article about the Big3 league, the newest curiosity in basketball and a star driven angle for the NBA that will play in the off-season.

OB-GYNs Reassess Optimal Level of Pain Medication After C-Sections

Owen Montgomery, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a July 11 WHYY/Newsworks story about how doctors are reassessing the optimal level of pain medication to prescribe to women after C-sections.

Weighing the Health of Hot Dogs Without Killing the BBQ

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 1 story on WHYY’s “The Pulse” that looked into hot dogs and their nutritional value in light of the Fourth of July. The story also includes recently graduated Drexel nutrition science students.

Ascent of Machines in Modern World Gives Rise to Performance of Dancers and Drones

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was interviewed by WHYY-FM/Newsworks on Dec. 7 regarding his work with ExCITe Center students on crafting and programming custom-built drones to accompany New York-based professional dance company Parsons Dance in an upcoming performance titled "The Machines," which will preview at The Prince Theater on Dec. 8.

Giving Tuesday Serves as Stepping Stone to Long-term Philanthropy

Neville Vakharia, an assistant professor and research director in Drexel's graduate arts administration program in the Westphal College, was quoted in a Nov. 29 WHYY/Newsworks story about Giving Tuesday and how it serves as a stepping stone to long-term philanthropy.

In The Age of The Social Media Attack, Temple Freshman Lands on Haters' Radar

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research and graduate education in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 18 WHYY/Newsworks story about the security challenges posed by a spike in threats on social media since the election of Donald Trump.