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All In The News tagged "The Philadelphia Inquirer"

J&J Vaccine Pause Complicates Plans to Vaccinate Philly Region’s Vulnerable Homeless Residents

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 15 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how a pause in distribution of Johnson and Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine complicates efforts to vaccinate homeless communities in the Philadelphia region.

Steveanna Wynn, Hunger Fighter With ‘Rebel Energy’ Who Kept Philly Fed, Dies

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 12 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the life and legacy of hunger fighter Steveanna Wynn.

Worried about going back to the doctor for a check up? The anxiety is real. Here’s how to stay calm.

Maya Bass, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an April 7 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how to overcome fears of going to the doctor after avoiding appointments for many months during the pandemic.

Trying To Buy a House In the Philly Region’s Hot Market? Prepare For Battle.

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in an April 7 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the limited supply of homes for sale in Philadelphia generating a seller’s market. Gillen produces reports on the current state of the region's housing market.

More Transmissible Coronavirus Variants on the Rise in Pa. and N.J., As Case Counts Keep Going Up

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about more transmissible coronavirus variants on the rise in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

You Can Drink, but Don’t Go On a Bender After Your Vaccine. Here’s Why.

Usama Bilal, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 5 Philadelphia Inquirer article on if it's okay to drink alcohol after getting vaccinated for COVID-19.

Philly Is Trying To Bridge Vaccine Gaps by Targeting Hard-Hit Neighborhoods. Finally, Activists and Experts Say.

Sharrelle Barber, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the city's efforts to bridge gaps in access to COVID-19 vaccines in underserved neighborhoods.

Drexel Study on HIV Prevention Drugs Shows Complexities of Health Care in the Opioid Crisis

Alexis Roth, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 1 Philadelphia Inquirer article, also published by the Daily News, about leading research on HIV-prevention efforts at Prevention Point Philadelphia.

Philly’s Skyline To Get Dark at Midnight To Protect Migrating Birds

The Academy of Natural Sciences was noted in a March 31 Philadelphia Inquirer story for being among a number of organizations that initiated a program to dim the lights of Philadelphia's skyline to prevent millions of migrating birds that pass through twice a year from slamming into skyscrapers and crashing to the sidewalk. 

New Jersey’s Vaccine Rollout Is Mostly Working. in Pennsylvania, It’s More Complicated.

Esther Chernak, MD, an associate clinical professor at the Dornsife School of Public Health and the College of Medicine, was quoted in a March 25 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the vaccine rollout in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

The NCAA Women’s Tournament Landed in the Spotlight for Inequity | Mike Jensen

Women’s basketball head coach Amy Mallon was quoted in a March 23 Philadelphia Inquirer column about the controversy over disparities in COVID-19 testing and amenities between the NCAA men’s and women’s tournaments and the systemic inequities in how the governing body treats the two sports. Drexel was noted for its historic focus on gender equity on and off the court.

Philly Likely To Miss Out on the Brood X Cicada Hype, but Chester, Bucks Counties Could Catch the Buzz

Jon GelhausPhD, curator of Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences and professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 23 Philadelphia Inquirer article about millions of noisy Brood X cicadas that will emerge from 17 years underground and why Philly may just miss them.