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All In The News tagged "WHYY-FM Newsworks"

 School Counselors Take on At-Home Trauma in the Classroom 

Sandra Bloom, MD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was featured in a May 4 WHYY/Newsworks story about school counselors considering at-home trauma to help students.

With $185 Million in Earnings, HUP is Nation's Seventh Most Profitable Hospital

Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a May 3 WHYY-FM/ story about the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania being one of the seventh most profitable hospital in the country. 

Councilman Derek Green Looks to Increase Resources for Philadelphians with Autism

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was mentioned in an April 14 WHYY/ story about a city councilman's efforts to increase services for people with autism.

If You Are at High Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s, Would You Want to Know?

The Drexel Neurosciences Institute of the College of Medicine and its participation in the A4 Study, a nation-wide clinical trial testing an experimental Alzheimer’s drug, was featured in a FM/ story on April 14.

Match Day — Where Are They Now?

Drexel was mentioned in a WHYY-FM/ story on March 18 that followed up with College of Medicine alumni during the first year of their medical residencies.

Kids in Shadow of Addiction Are Helping One Another

A new pilot program at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, which provides support for children who live with an addicted family member, was featured in a WHYY-FM/ story on March 10. Lindsay Edwards, MA, director of the center’s creative arts therapy department, was quoted. 

Drexel Studies Experimental Drug Aiming at Alzheimer's Before Symptoms Show

Alzheimer’s disease research being conducted at the Drexel Neurosciences Institute in the College of Medicine was featured in a WHYY/Newsworks story on March 8. Carol Lippa, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, and Erol Veznedaroglu, MD, Drexel Neurosciences Institute director, were quoted.

N.J. Relaxes Policy on Police Use of Stun Guns

Research by Robert J. Kane, PhD, professor and director of the Criminology and Justice Studies Department in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a March 4 WHYY/Newsworks story on New Jersey lowering its standards for stun gun use.

Algae Could be an Unlikely Helper for Cleaning Wastewater

Christopher Sales, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, and Jacob Price, a doctoral researcher in the College, were quoted in a Feb. 19 WHYY/ story about their work to develop a device that uses algae and bacteria to help treat wastewater. 

Kenney Tweaking Stop-and-Frisk More Than Ending It

Robert Kane, PhD,professor and director of the Department of Criminology and Justice Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted inWHYY/ story about stop-and-frisk on Feb. 18.

Scientists Call For The Removal of Race in Genetics Research

Michael Yudell, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and chair of Community Health and Prevention, was interviewed on Feb. 18’s WHYY/Newsworks’ “The Pulse” in a story about his paper on removing race from human genetic research.

In Its 200th Year, Some Say the Stethoscope is Obsolete

Steven Peitzman, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a story on Feb. 9 about whether the stethoscope is still relevant.