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All In The News tagged "School of Public Health"

Another COVID-19 Threat: Health Care Workers Under Attack

Joseph Amon, PhD, a professor and director of the Office of Global Health at the Dornsife School of Public Health, co-authored a March 3 Inter Press Service article about health care workers being under attack during the pandemic.

Study: Rural Patients Struggle With Access Under Medicare Advantage

Sungchul Park, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in March 1 articles in Fierce Healthcare, Modern Healthcare and Managed Healthcare Executive about leading a study on what motivated some Medicare advantage enrollees in rural areas to switch to traditional Medicaid.

COVID-19 Isn’t the Only Thing Shortening American Lives

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health and Jose Tapia Granados,PhD,  associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, were quoted in Feb. 23 Bloomberg opinion article about how COVID-19 is effecting new estimates of life expectancy.

España Registra El Pico de Fallecidos de la Tercera Ola, la úLtima Que Resultará Tan Mortal, Según Los Expertos

Usama Bilal, PhD, MD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Feb. 22 MSN News story about Spain registering its peak of COVID-19 deaths of the country’s third wave.

‘Like Christmas morning’ as Philly teachers get first COVID-19 shots, but grief for nearly 45,000 deaths in Pa. and N.J.

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Feb. 22 Philadelphia Inquirer story, also published in the Philadelphia Daily News, about the growing hope brought on by the COVID-19 vaccine mingling with the deep grief people are experiencing as the U.S. marked 500,000 coronavirus-related deaths.

It’s a Double Holiday Weekend. Here Are Some Tips for Celebrating While Avoiding the Virus

Usama Bilal, PhD, MD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Feb. 13 WHYY.org story about how to celebrate the holiday weekend as safely as possible.

Double Masking Offers More Virus Protection, a CDC Study Suggests

Joseph Amon, PhD, a clinical professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Feb. 11 WHYY.org article about a recent CDC study that suggested double masking may offer more protection than one mask against the coronavirus.

Study Finds Association Between Excessive Marijuana Use and Self-harm, But Not Cause And Effect

Stephen Lankenau, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Feb. 8 KYW Newsradio story about a study finding an association between excessive marijuana use and self-harm among young people with mood disorders.

Experts Spent Months on a Fair COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan, Only To Witness ‘a Chaotic Free-for-All’

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PHD, dean at the Dornsife School of Public Health, and Sarah Long, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, were featured in a Feb. 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about failures in the vaccine response to the pandemic. 

The (Im)Morality of Line-Jumping To Get COVID-19 Vaccines

Usama Bilal, PhD, MD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Feb. 5 Philadelphia Inquirer article about line-jumping to get COVID-19 vaccines. The article was also published by MSN Lifestyle.

Philadelphians Experienced Increased Anxiety and Depression During First Wave of COVID-19, Drexel Study Suggests

Igor Burstyn, PhD, an associate professor, and Tran Huynh, PhD, an assistant professor, both at the Dornsife School of Public Health, were quoted in a Feb. 5 Philadelphia Inquirer story about their research finding that Philadelphians experienced increased anxiety and depression during the first wave of COVID-19.

President Biden’s Economic Relief Package Could Cut Childhood Poverty in Half — but It’s Only Temporary

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a Jan. 25 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how President Biden's economic relief package may alleviate childhood poverty.