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All In The News tagged "School of Public Health"

Greta Thunberg Has Likened Her Asperger Syndrome to a ‘Superpower’ — Some Fortune 500 Employers Appear to Agree

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute’s 2017 National Autism Indicators Report was mentioned in a Sept. 25 Marketwatch article about companies hiring workers with autism, in light of activist Greta Thuneberg recently speaking openly about her Asperger's diagnosis.

The Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Case: What’s at Stake

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed in a Sept. 23 Knowledge@Wharton podcast about what is at stake in the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy case.


AG Josh Shapiro Sues Family That Owns Drugmaker Behind Oxycontin

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 12 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) article about the Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, who is now going after the Sackler family that owns Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin.

Trump’s Immigration Plan Could Be a Boon to the Flu| Opinion

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, authored a Sept. 4 Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed about several new Trump administration immigration policies that could lead to a widespread and virulent flu epidemic this winter.

196,000 Youth Lose Health Insurance Coverage in Last Three Years

Alex Ortega, PhD, a professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 26 Arizona Daily Register story about his research that found the national implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014 was connected with yields in health insurance coverage for youth, yet some of those gains back-pedaled during the last three years.

When Doctors Fat-Shame Their Patients, Everybody Loses

A study by Janell Mensinger, PhD, an associate research professor and director of the Biostatistics Service Center in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was referenced in an Aug. 24 NBC News story. The study focused on how the practice of weighing patients is likely deterring people from going to the doctor. Mensinger's research suggests that body mass index is correlated with weight stigma and health-care stress.

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.