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All In The News tagged "School of Public Health"

Philly’s Health Department Is Getting Saucy, but Experts Warn There Could Be a Cost

Esther Chernak, MD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and College of Medicine and director of the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication, was quoted in an Oct. 22 WHYY story about how the Philadelphia’s Department of Public Health’s social media strategy may influence adherence to public health measures. 

Drexel Awarded $14M NIH Grant to Recruit Diverse Faculty for Health Disparities Research

Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, Dana and David Dornsife dean and distinguished university professor of epidemiology at the Dornsife School of Public Health, and Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, distinguished university professor, executive director of the AgeWell Collaboratory and dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were quoted in an Oct. 18 Philadelphia Business Journal article that reported that the colleges received a 5-year, $14.4 million “Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation” grant from the National Institutes of Health to hire, retain and support diverse, early career researchers with a focus on health disparities research.

A New Book Pays Tribute to Philadelphia Women Whose Tattoos Tell Stories of Trauma, Hope, and Healing

Sandra Bloom, MD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 13 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a new book about how tattoos can be a way to tell stories of trauma and healing.

He Was Shot by a Stranger but Treated Like a Criminal When He Reached the ER

Ted Corbin, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and Dornsife School of Public Health, and John Rich, MD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, both co-directors of the Center for Nonviolence & Social Justice, were featured in an Oct. 13 TIME article about racial disparities and biases in treatment of patients in emergency room settings.

Pros and Cons: Exploring the Differences in Medicare Coverage

Sungchul Park, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 12 AARP article that explored differences in coverage between Medicare and Medicare Advantage.

We Need to Talk About Your Gas Stove, Your Health and Climate Change

Josiah Kephart, PhD, a post-doctoral fellow at the SALURBAL project at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in the Oct. 7 episode of NPR’s “Morning Edition” about the health risks and global warming implications from gas stoves in homes. The segment also aired on NPR stations nationwide including WNYC (New York), Texas Public Radio and WFDD (Winston-Salem, North Carolina).

‘Medicine Is an Unstable Field’: Jefferson Shooting Reveals Precarity of Hospital Work

Jennifer Taylor, PhD, the Arthur L. and Joanne B. Frank professor and director of the Center for Firefighter Injury Research and Safety Trends at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 5 WHYY story about a recent shooting at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and how to prevent violence in health care settings.

How a Children’s COVID Vaccine Could Offer a New Normal for Schools

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 22 WHYY story about how a COVID-19 vaccine for children could offer a new normal for schools.

What To Expect if You Get a Breakthrough COVID-19 Infection

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 22 Philadelphia Inquirer story about what to expect if you get a breakthrough COVID-19 infection.

Study: Autistic Adults May Be at a Higher Risk for Severe COVID-19

Lindsay Shea, DrPH, director of the Policy and Analytics Center and assistant professor, and Whitney Schott, PhD, an assistant research professor, both in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, were quoted in a Sept. 10 Very Well Health article about their recently published research that found autistic individuals have an increased risk of COVID-19 infection.

2021 Al Día Archetype: Dr. Ana Diez Roux

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, the Dana and David Dornsife dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was profiled in a Sept. 2 AL DÍA feature as one of the 10 inaugural recipients of the Ambassador Manuel Torres Award. 

COVID-19 Cases Are Expected To Surge This Fall. Here’s Why School Masking May Help.

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 1 Philadelphia Inquirer article about why wearing masks in schools may help prevent the spread of COVID-19 this fall.