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All In The News tagged "School of Public Health"

Study: Friends, Family Are Most Common Gateway to Addiction, Not Doctors

Stephen Lankenau, PhD, a professor and associate dean for research in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a May 14 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about opioid addiction frequently starting from a pill obtained from a friend or family member, rather than directly from a doctor.

As Autism Diagnoses Grow, Research Is Key

Drexel was mentioned in a May 8 Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed by Jeffrey Lurie, the Philadelphia Eagles chairman and CEO, about the Eagles Autism Challenge and funding autism research. The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute received $800,000 from funds raised in 2018 for three research projects.

Members in Exchange Plans Struggle to Access Mental Health Care: Study

Ryan McKenna, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a May 7 Fierce Healthcare story about leading a Drexel study finding that availability of mental health care was greater for those on Medicaid or employer-sponsored health insurance, than it was for those on a marketplace plan.

Landmark Summit on Autism Health Care Kicks Off

Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute's Life Course Outcomes program, was quoted in a May 4Spectrum News story about his participation in an upcoming summit on autism health care convened by the The Lancet.

Being ‘Stronger Than Hate’ Means Addressing The Trauma That Can Lead To Violence

Sandra Bloom, MD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted an April 26 WESA-90.5 (NPR-Pittsburgh) story about how to address trauma that leads to violence and hate.

When It Comes to Job Training for Youth with Autism, Where They Live Matters

Anne Roux, research scientist in the Life Course Outcomes program of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in an April 19 WHYY.org story about the Institute's research on the disparity of vocational rehabilitation services for youth with autism across the country.

Republicans Reject Democratic Attempts to Tighten Vaccine Laws

 Research by Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, is cited in a April 16 Politico article that suggests the issue of vaccine mandates has entered a hyper-partisan landscape. 

The Doctor Is In: What HIPPA Compliance Means for Amazon

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was interviewed in an April 15 Sirius XM Knowledge@Wharton episode on the implications of Amazon's recent announcement that its automated assistant, Alexa, is HIPAA compliant — which means it is allowed to receive and transmit information that is protected under the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996.

Autism Runs in Families With a History of Brain Conditions

Brian Lee, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and research fellow at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in an April 15 Spectrum News story about a recent study showing increased autism risk if a child's family has a history of brain conditions.

Vaccine Bills Make a Comeback Amid Measles Outbreak

Neil Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 18 Governing story about vaccine bills making a comeback. 

1 Big Thing: The Unequal Burden of Air Pollution

Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 14 Axios story about a recently published study on the racial gap between those who cause air pollution and those who end up breathing it. 

Study Finds Racial Gap Between Who Causes Air Pollution And Who Breathes It

Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 11 NPR story that was picked up by dozens of media nationwide. Diez Roux commented on a recently published study about the racial gap between those who cause air pollution and those who breathe it.