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All In The News tagged "School of Public Health"

A Stark Racial Divide on Vaccinations Leaves Many At Risk as Pennsylvania Reopens

A May 26 Spotlight PA story about the stark racial divide on COVID-19 vaccinations in Pennsylvania, that quoted Usama Bilal, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was published May 26 by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, York Dispatch and WHYY, among other outlets.

A Seminar on the Healing Power of Art in Latin Communities

Ted Corbin, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine and medical director of the “Healing Hurt People” program, and John Rich, MD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and co-director of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice, were mentioned in a May 26 AL DÍA story about an upcoming seminar on the healing power of art in Latin communities.

Trans Health Care in Canada Needs Major Improvements, Advocates Say

Ayden Scheim, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dorsnife School of Public Health, was quoted in a May 22 CTV News (Canada) story that ran on CJAY92 Rocks (Canada) and Virgin Radio 98.5 (Canada) about the state of trans health care in Canada. 

To Do This Week: The Sun Is Out. Get Outside.

Usama Bilal, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a May 20 Philadelphia Inquirer article about safe activities to do this weekend.

Report Shows Troubling Increases in Drug- and Alcohol-related Deaths in Wisconsin Even Before Pandemic

John Rich, MD , a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and co-director of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice, was quoted in a May 19  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel  article, that also ran in  Wisconsin Rapids Tribune, Wausau Daily Herald  (Wisconsin) and other outlets, about increases in drug- and alcohol-related deaths in Wisconsin even before the pandemic.

No, You Shouldn’t Ask for Someone’s Vaccination Status. Here’s What To Do Instead. | Elizabeth Wellington

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a May 17 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion article about whether it’s acceptable to ask someone’s vaccination status. 

Full FDA Approval of Pfizer’s COVID Shot Could Make Vaccine Mandates More Likely

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an May 7 Forbes article about whether full FDA approval of Pfizer and BioNTech could make vaccine mandates more likely.

Tiny Air Pollutants May Come From Different Sources, but They All Show a Similar Biased Trend

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, the Dana and David Dornsife dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 28 Popular Science article about unequal exposures to pollution from fine particulate matter.

What Will the End of the COVID Pandemic Look Like?

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 26 WHYY segment about what the end of the pandemic will look like.

After a Year of Pandemic, Wearing Masks Outdoors Is Up for Debate

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering; Michael LeVasseur, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health; and Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, were quoted in an April 22 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the debate over wearing masks outdoors.

Penn, Drexel Requiring Students To Be Vaccinated for Fall Semester

Marla J. Gold, MD, director of the Return Oversight Committee, was interviewed April 22 in stories on WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WCAU-TV (NBC-10) about the University requiring all undergraduate and graduate students in full-time and part-time face-to-face programs to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. WTXF-TV (FOX-29), KYW-TV (CBS-3), WPHL-TV (PHL-17), Yahoo! News, MSN and the Philadelphia Business Journal also reported the story.

Vaccine Hesitancy Is Increasing Among Gen Z. Targeted Public Health Messaging Can Help, Experts Say.

Afrah Howlader, a student in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 19 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how health professionals are using social media to combat vaccine hesitancy.