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All In The News tagged "School of Public Health"

COVID-19 Cases Are Expected To Surge This Fall. Here’s Why School Masking May Help.

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 1 Philadelphia Inquirer article about why wearing masks in schools may help prevent the spread of COVID-19 this fall. 

Fully Vaxxed and Worried About Delta? Here’s What You Need To Know Now

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 27 Philadelphia magazine article about breakthrough infections and how to weigh the risks of vaxxed-only, mask-off environments.

More People in PA and NJ Started Coronavirus Vaccinations in August Than in July

Esther Chernak, MD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and College of Medicine and director of the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication, was quoted in an Aug. 25 story in The Philadelphia Inquirer about an Inquirer data analysis that reported that Pennsylvania and New Jersey have already administered more first doses of coronavirus vaccine in August than July.

The Newly Discovered Ways Air Pollution May Harm You

Jane Clougherty, ScD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed in an Aug. 15 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) "NBC-10@Issue" segment about her recently published research that shows new ways air pollution is harmful to people's health. 

25 Years After Welfare Reform, the System Is Pared Down as Intended. But Critics Say the Program Is Failing.

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 Aug. 13 article in The Philadelphia Inquirer, which also ran on Governing.com, about the failures of the cash assistance program known as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).

Delta Has Us Masking Again, but Which Masks Work Best?

An Aug. 5 Philadelphia Inquirer story on which masks work against the Delta variant, that quoted Thersa Sweet, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, ran in The Record (Bergen County, New Jersey), News Tribune in (Jefferson City, Missouri), The Sentinel and Enterprise (Westford, Massachusetts) on Aug. 10 among other outlets.

What You Should Know About Indoor Dining Amid the Delta Variant

Jennifer Kolker, associate dean for public health practice and external relations in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 5 Washington Post story about indoor dining amid the Delta variant.

Which Vaccines Mandates Are Legal? All of Them

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 5 Quartz article about the legality of vaccine mandates. The article was also picked up by MSN.com. Field was also quoted in Knowledge@Wharton podcast on Aug. 2 about letting the market decide in the debate over vaccine passports.

A Citizen Scientist Gave the CDC a Head Start in a COVID-19 Outbreak Investigation

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in an Aug. 5 NPR “All Things Considered” segment for leading research into a large cluster of COVID-19 cases in Provincetown, Massachusetts. The story aired on Hawaii Public Radio (Honolulu, Hawaii), KJZZ-FM (Phoenix, Arizona), KNK-FM (Seattle, Washington) and other NPR stations nationwide.

Reducing Child Poverty by Expanding Child Tax Credits

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was a guest on the July 21 episode of WHYY’s "Radio Times" to discuss the role of child tax credits in reducing child poverty. 

Is NJ Vaccine App for COVID Records Really a Passport?

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 16 NorthJersey.com (USA Today) article about a new NJ vaccine app meant for record keeping, and whether it is in all actuality a vaccine passport.

1 Million Pennsylvanians Have Missed Their Second Shot. They’ll Need It Against the Delta Variant.

Thersa Sweet, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 2 Philadelphia Inquirer article about Pennsylvania having one of the lowest rates of full immunizations in the country and the effects of the commonwealth not tracking who isn’t getting a second dose.