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All In The News tagged "School of Public Health"

Do You Actually Need To Wipe Down Everything To Protect Yourself From COVID-19?

A Sept. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the risk of getting COVID-19 from touching dirty surfaces, that quoted Thersa Sweet, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was published Sept. 17 by The Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune, South Florida Sun Sentinel, Hartford Courant and other outlets nationwide.

Study Finds Link Between Air Pollution and Risk of Stroke for People With Afib

Research co-authored by Jane E. Clougherty, ScD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, that found a link between air pollution and risk of stroke for people suffering from atrial fibrillation, was covered Sept. 17 by WESA-Radio (NPR-Pittsburgh). 

Can I Visit Family for Thanksgiving or Christmas? Your Pandemic Holiday Travel Questions, Answered

A Sept. 17 Marketwatch article that explored pandemic holiday travel questions, that featured Usama Bilal, PhD, MD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was published Sept. 17 by MSN Money.

This South Philly Restaurant Family Is Making a Comeback After They All Had COVID-19

Thersa Sweet, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 4 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a family-run restaurant in South Philadelphia reopening after the owners recovered from COVID-19.

The Rules and Risks of Going To the Movies

Seth Welles, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 3 story in The Philadelphia Inquirer about how to minimize risk when considering whether to go to a movie theater this fall.

Quality of Life Assessments May Inform Kidney Transplant Waitlist Practices

Meera Nair Harhay, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine and the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 13 Healio Nephrology article about how quality of life assessments are associated with varying wait times for a kidney transplant among patients with advanced chronic kidney disease.

Specific Factors Influence Help-Seeking Among Black Male Survivors of Traumatic Injury

John A. Rich, MD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 14 Healio article about a new Drexel study reporting that severe postraumatic stress symptoms created pathways to seeking help among some Black men who survived exposure to trauma.

Scott Gabriel Knowles Is on a Quest to Understand What the Pandemic Reveals About Americans

Scott Knowles, PhD, a professor and department head of History  in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in an Aug. 15 Philadelphia magazine article about his daily livestream interviews and discussion series “COVIDCalls” – where he works to understand just what the pandemic might reveal about Americans. Michael Yudell, PhD, a professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health was quoted in the article discussing the social problems exacerbated by the pandemic. Sharrona Pearl, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Esther Chernak, MD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, were also mentioned in the piece.

Philly Should Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis — and Then Do Something About It

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 20 Philadelphia magazine article about what it would mean to declare racism a public health emergency and what our officials can do to help ensure health equity now.

Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction

Seth Welles, PhD, ScD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, debunked COVID-19 myths in an Aug. 23 NBC10@Issue segment.

More Americans Are Going Hungry Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in an Aug. 24 CBS News segment about how the pandemic is contributing to the number of Americans who cannot afford enough food.

Researchers Create App That Alerts Naloxone-Trained Volunteers to Overdoses

Research from Stephen Lankenau, PhD, a professor and associate dean for research at the Dornsife School of Public Health, that finds that trained community members can reverse overdoses through use of an app and naloxone, was featured in a Aug. 3 EMS1.com article.