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All In The News tagged "School of Public Health"

Nov-25-Field-Bloomberg

Instagram Storytelling May Help Promote HPV Vaccination

Phillip Massey, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 25 Cancer Health post about his research on how narrative-based Instagram posts could help persuade parents to get their children vaccinated for HPV.

Study Finds Links Between Disease Outbreaks, Vaccination Laws

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 18 United Press International story about his research which found that legislation in support of vaccination was more prevalent in areas that had experienced outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases.

Some Jobs May Harm Women's Heart Health More Than Others

Research out of the Dornsife School of Public Health in collaboration with the American Heart Association on how various jobs are related to women's heart health continues to be included in television broadcasts across the country. Most recently, the story aired Nov. 17 on WTHR-TV (NBC-Indianapolis, Indiana) and WLTX-TV (CBS-Columbia, South Carolina). Everyday Health also reported the story on Nov. 15.

Recognizing Signs of Autism: How a Late Diagnosis Could Delay Crucial Intervention

Diana Robins, PhD, interim director and professor in the the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in an Oct. 30 Fox News article about the effects of a delayed autism diagnosis for children and why parents and physicians might miss early signs of autism.

Who Wants to Hear an Audio Tour About a Disgusting Philly Epidemic? 10,000 Visitors, That's Who

Michael Yudell, PhD, a professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 27 Philadelphia Inquirer article about giving tours for his students about the history of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793.

Married Women Gained Most From Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion: Study

Jim Stimpson, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 23 U.S. News and World Report article about a study he led showing that married people, especially women, benefited more than singles after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded Medicaid insurance coverage in the United States.

Philadelphia Preparing for First-in-Nation Supervised Injection Site After Legal Win

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 10 FOX News story about safe injection sites in Philadelphia.

Government's $1.8 Billion Funding of Autism Research Does Not Do Enough to Address the Diagnosis Gender Gap, Say Experts

Research from the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was featured in Oct. 4 Newsweek article about President Trump signing the Autism Cares Act of 2019 into law, which authorizes $1.8 billion of federal funding over the next five years to help children and adults with autism by funding research, early detection and treatment.

The Opioid Crisis: Policy Solutions That Could Make an Impact

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed in an Oct. 4 Knowledge@Wharton podcast that discussed the Johnson & Johnson opioid verdict in Oklahoma.

Two Philadelphia Schools Remain Closed Due to Presence of Asbestos

Arthur Frank, MD, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed about the dangers of asbestos in an Oct. 1 story by WPVI (6-abc).

Hundreds Of Students To Miss At Least Two Days Of School After Asbestos Discovered In Building

Arthur Frank, MD, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed about the dangers of asbestos in an Oct. 1 story by KYW-TV (CBS3).