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Reducing Child Poverty by Expanding Child Tax Credits

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was a guest on the July 21 episode of WHYY’s "Radio Times" to discuss the role of child tax credits in reducing child poverty. 

Is NJ Vaccine App for COVID Records Really a Passport?

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 16 NorthJersey.com (USA Today) article about a new NJ vaccine app meant for record keeping, and whether it is in all actuality a vaccine passport.

1 Million Pennsylvanians Have Missed Their Second Shot. They’ll Need It Against the Delta Variant.

Thersa Sweet, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 2 Philadelphia Inquirer article about Pennsylvania having one of the lowest rates of full immunizations in the country and the effects of the commonwealth not tracking who isn’t getting a second dose.

Dr. Ala Stanford Continues the Fight To Save Lives in Philadelphia's Communities of Color

Research in COVID-19 testing disparities by Usama Bilal, PhD, MD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in a June 25 Philadelphia Tribune article honoring the COVID-19-fighting contributions of Ala Stanford, MD. 

How Many People in PA. Got Vaccinated and Still Got COVID-19? The State Isn’t Counting.

Esther Chernak, MD, an associate clinical professor at the Dornsife School of Public Health and the College of Medicine, was quoted in a June 24 Philadelphia Inquirer article about Pennsylvania not tracking all coronavirus cases in vaccinated residents.

White House Says July 4 Vaccination Goal Won't Be Met

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, the Dana and David Dornsife dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 23 HealthDay News article about the White House announcement on Tuesday that it will miss two benchmarks in its nationwide campaign to stop the spread of coronavirus.

COVID Deaths Drop to New Lows in U.S., While Vaccination Rates Climb

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, the Dana and David Dornsife dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 22 HealthDay News story about COVID-19 deaths declining as vaccination rises in the United States. 

US Hits Encouraging Milestones on Virus Deaths and Shots

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, the Dana and David Dornsife dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 21 Associated Press article about the United States hitting milestones on COVID-19 vaccinations. The article was also published June 21 by WBKO-TV(ABC-Bowling Green, Kentucky), Telegraph Herald (Dubuque, Iowa), York Dispatch, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and many other outlets nationwide. Diez Roux was also quoted in a related June 21 article in The Guardian about COVID-19 deaths in the United States dipping below 300 for the first time since the early days of the pandemic.

Reparations, Slavery Trauma: My Teacher's Lack of Empathy Was Generations in the Making

John Rich, MD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, and co-director of the center for Nonviolence and Social Justice, was mentioned in a June 20 USA Today opinion piece that argued that talking about trauma is not an attempt to downplay Black success, but instead is a call for the United States to rectify abuses that caused long-term damage.

Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Obamacare Makes Health-Care Business More Predictable

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, authored a June 17 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the Supreme Court ruling that upheld the Affordable Care Act.

Playing the Vaccinations Race Card

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 15 The Philadelphia Citizen article about failed attempts at achieving vaccine equity in Philadelphia.  

The Hobby With Hidden Health Risks

Arthur Frank, MD, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 10 BBC Future article about the health dangers linked to asbestos in building materials.