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Here's How Long Coronavirus Lasts on Surfaces. But Does It Really Matter?

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, a visiting assistant professor at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 26 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about how long the coronavirus can survive on specific surfaces. 

Autism Diagnosis More Common in the US As Racial Gap Closes

Michael Yudell, PhD, a professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 26 Associated Press story about a government report finding that the racial gap in autism diagnosis has disappeared. The article appeared in U.S. News & World Report, The New York Times, PBS Newshour and other outlets nationwide.

Transgender People With IDs That Match Their Gender Have Better Mental Health, Study Says

Ayden Scheim, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 25 Metro Weekly article about conducting research highlighting the barriers to obtaining gender-affirming IDs for trans adults in the United States and the health benefits associated with having those IDs.

The New Coronavirus Can Likely Remain Airborne for Some Time. That Doesn't Mean We're Doomed

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, a visiting assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 16 STAT article about early studies suggesting how the coronavirus is spread.

Money Can Buy Some Protection From Coronavirus. But the Poor Can't Afford It, Leaving Them More Vulnerable

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 14 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how low-income residents of Philadelphia may suffer disproportionately from the coronavirus outbreak. The article was also covered by the Miami Herald, Fort Worth Star Telegram, and other outlets.

Public Health Experts: Parks Are a Safer Bet In The Age of Coronavirus

James Buehler, MD, a clinical professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 13 WHYY.org story on the how to minimize risk of being exposed to the coronavirus.

After N. Philly Quadruple Shooting, Rapid Response Teams Hope to Prevent More Violence

Healing Hurt People, a program at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was featured in a Feb. 20 WHYY.org story about counseling and other efforts to address trauma and prevent violence in Philadelphia

This Philadelphia Refinery Is the Country's Worst Polluter. Trump Wants to Keep it Open.

Kathleen Escoto, a graduate student in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Feb. 7 Grist story about the economic, environmental and health effects of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery closing. Public health research from Drexel was also mentioned in the story.

Caution or Overreaction? The Coronavirus Outbreak and Philly

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, a visiting assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in the Feb. 6 episode of WHYY-Radio's The Why” about efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: Drexel University Expert Says Containment Is Key to Prevent Virus From Spreading

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, a visiting assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in and interviewed in a number of recent stories about efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus, including a Jan. 31 WPVI-TV (6-abc) news segment, a Feb. 1 WHYY.org story and the Feb. 2 edition of WCAU-TV's "NBC10@Issue."

How Much Will The Coronavirus Spread? It’s a Question of Biology and Math.

Alison Evans, ScD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Jan. 30 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how fast the coronavirus is spreading, relative to other well-known viruses.

'Deaths of Despair' Meets 'Black Lives Matter'

Research by Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Jan. 16 Psychology Today post about racial disparities in life expectancy.