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All In The News tagged "School of Public Health"

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. 

Fully Vaxxed and Worried About Delta? Here’s What You Need To Know Now

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 27 Philadelphia magazine article about breakthrough infections and how to weigh the risks of vaxxed-only, mask-off environments.

More People in PA and NJ Started Coronavirus Vaccinations in August Than in July

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 Aug. 25 story in The Philadelphia Inquirer about an Inquirer data analysis that reported that Pennsylvania and New Jersey have already administered more first doses of coronavirus vaccine in August than July.

The Newly Discovered Ways Air Pollution May Harm You

Jane Clougherty, ScD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed in an Aug. 15 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) "NBC-10@Issue" segment about her recently published research that shows new ways air pollution is harmful to people's health. 

25 Years After Welfare Reform, the System Is Pared Down as Intended. But Critics Say the Program Is Failing.

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 13 article in The Philadelphia Inquirer, which also ran on Governing.com, about the failures of the cash assistance program known as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).