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Racial Disparity Grows as the Coronavirus Disproportionately Claims Black Lives in Pa., Jersey and Delaware

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor at the Dornsife School of Public Health was quoted in a May 15 WHYY.org story, which was also published by The Philadelphia Tribune, on the significant differing rates of infection and death from the coronavirus among racial groups. Barber was also quoted in a related May 15 story on AAAS's news blog and a May 18 Standard Speaker (Hazelton, Pennsylvania) story about how to protect those most vulnerable to the coronavirus. 

Outbreaks and Epidemics: The Role of Public Health

Michael Yudell, PhD, a professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was featured in the May 1 episode of WHYY Radio’s “The Pulse” about the role of public health during a pandemic. The story also aired on NPR affiliates across the country.

How to Stop an Invasion

Michael Yudell, PhD, a professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was featured in the April 24 episode of WHYY Radio’s “The Pulse” about how disease outbreaks can make people suspicious of others or more likely to cast blame. The story also aired on NPR stations across the country.

This is Your Brain During a Pandemic

John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an April 17 episode of NPR “The Pulse” about creativity and production during self-isolation in the pandemic. The story ran on WHYY-RadioKERA-FM (Dallas, Texas), WYPR-FM (Baltimore, Maryland), WGBH-FM (Boston, Massachusetts) and other NPR stations nationwide. Kounios was also quoted in April 18 Ladders and Big Think articles about recently published research on what part of the brain controls creativity and the evolutionary development of creativity.

Philadelphia Engineer Creates Backup Ventilators for Coronavirus Pandemic

Marek Swoboda, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was featured in an April 17 episode of WHYY-Radio's “The Pulse” about his efforts to lead a team that is creating back-up ventilators for hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic. John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was also interviewed in the piece about the role of creative problem-solving during the pandemic.

‘Outlaw’ Pa. Businesses Make Coronavirus Masks Without State Approval

Genevieve Dion, a professor in Westphal Colllege of Media Arts & Design and director of Drexel’s Center for Functional Fabrics, was mentioned in an April 8 WHYY.org story about textile manufacturers throughout the state transitioning their operations to make face masks and personal protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic.

Loss of FEMA Funds Is Behind Friday Closure of 2 Local Drive-Through Test Sites

Usama Bilal, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in April 7 WHYY.org, Univision, Salud America! and Daily Mail stories about continued challenges with COVID-19 testing and growing evidence that COVID-19 is disproportionately  impacting low income people.

Poverty and the Pandemic

Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed on the April 7 episode of WHYY-Radio's "Radio Times" about the toll the coronavirus is taking on low-income communities.

‘Essential’ and Unsafe: Frontline Workers of Color Face Compounded Risks

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor, and Usama Bilal, PhD, MD, an assistant professor, both in the Dornsife School of Public Health, contributed to an April 2 WHYY.org story about why some populations are disproportionately vulnerable to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Public Health Experts: Parks Are a Safer Bet In The Age of Coronavirus

James Buehler, MD, a clinical professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 13 WHYY.org story on the how to minimize risk of being exposed to the coronavirus.

After N. Philly Quadruple Shooting, Rapid Response Teams Hope to Prevent More Violence

Healing Hurt People, a program at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was featured in a Feb. 20 WHYY.org story about counseling and other efforts to address trauma and prevent violence in Philadelphia

Caution or Overreaction? The Coronavirus Outbreak and Philly

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, a visiting assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in the Feb. 6 episode of WHYY-Radio's The Why” about efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.