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All In The News tagged "School of Public Health"

Grieving Drexel Scientists Complete Murdered Colleague’s Study of Assaults on First Responders

Jennifer Taylor, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 20 Philadelphia Inquirer article about her team’s most recent research into assaults of first responders and the judicial process following those incidents. The findings offer three solutions aimed at giving justice to victims. 

Philly ‘Health Gap’ Varies by Neighborhood, City Finds

The Dornsife School of Public Health was mentioned in an Aug. 3 Plan Philly post as a leader in the creation of a new report on the health of Philadelphia's neighborhoods.

Philadelphia Health Department Releases First Of Its Kind Report On Health Of City Neighborhoods

The Dornsife School of Public Health was included in an Aug. 2 CBS Philly story for helping Philadelphia’s Department of Public Health with a report on the health of each of the city’s neighborhoods. 

How Do You Heal?

Ted Corbin, MD, a professor and vice chair for research in the College of Medicine, and John Rich, MD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, were quoted in a Aug. 1 Philadelphia Citizen story about Healing Hurt People, their trauma recovery program.

Fewer Than 40 Percent of Adults Support Mandatory HPV Vaccination

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD,  an assistant research professor in the  Dornsife School of Public Health  authored a perspective piece July 18 in  Healio  about a University of Chicago study published in  Vaccine  which reported that fewer than 40 percent of surveyed adults supported a policy requiring HPV vaccination for school entry.

How the SALURBAL Project Is Shining a Spotlight on Urban Health Inequality in Latin America

A July 17 CityFix article featured the Dornsife School of Public Health’s SALURBAL research project – a partnership with research institutions across the United States and Latin America to collect data in more than 350 Latin American cities and analyze their impacts on health outcomes. The results of this multi-year effort will help provide a clearer picture for policymakers of the region’s rapidly changing cities.

Majority of Autism Risk Resides in Genes, Multinational Study Suggests

Brian Lee, PhD , and associate professor in the  Dornsife School of Public Health , is quoted in a July 17  Spectrum  article about a  JAMA  psychiatry study published this week which reports that about 81 percent of autism risk comes from inherited genetic factors.

Community-Based Cardiovascular Interventions Gain Steam

John M. Fontaine, MD , is quoted in a July 15  Circulation  article about community-based interventions aimed at improving cardiovascular care for underserved populations.

The ACA Battle: Why It’s Just Heating Up

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was interviewed in a June 11 Sirius XM Knowledge@Wharton segment about the ramifications of legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act and what is ahead as the battle plays out in court.

Keeping the Lights On: Why Are U.S. Hospitals Closing?

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was interviewed in a July 11 Sirius XM Knowledge@Wharton segment about why hospitals are closing across the country.

Local Programs Feed Kids Healthy Meals During Summer Months

Natalie Shaak, operations manager in the Center for Hunger Free Communities, was quoted in a July 10 WTXF-TV (FOX-29) story about providing kids with lunch this summer at the space of the EAT Cafe.

New Tool Looks to Curb Extreme Risks Taken by Firefighters

Jennifer Taylor, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, discussed in a July 7 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment some health and safety risks firefighters experience on the job, and efforts by her team to measure the safety culture of fire departments.