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Yes, You Still Need To Wear a Mask After You Get the COVID-19 Vaccine. Here’s Why.

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Dec. 16 Philadelphia Inquirer article about why it’s important to wear a mask, even after you get a COVID-19 vaccine. The article was also published Dec. 16 by the Bradenton Herald, the Sacramento Bee and Sun Herald, among other outlets.

How Can We Distribute a COVID-19 Vaccine Equitably?

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed in a Dec. 15 got science? ‚Äčpodcast about challenges with COVID-19 vaccine distribution and what principles should be considered to distribute it equitably.

Do We Still Need To Check Everyone's Temperature? the COVID Safety Measures That Work, and Need a Second Look

Thersa Sweet, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was a guest on the Dec. 14 edition of KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM)'s "In Depth" podcast, in a segment about COVID-19 safety measures in the workplace.

As Harlem Children’s Zone Moves To Export Its Model Nationwide, Obama’s Promise Neighborhoods Offer Cautionary Tales

Amy Carroll-Scott, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health was quoted in a Dec. 11 Hetchinger Report story about the non-profit Harlem Children’s Zone expanding nationwide and the lessons learned from the Promise Neighborhoods, including one in West Philadelphia, that launched under the Obama administration. The story was picked up by the Washington Post.

What Does ‘Community Spread’ of the Coronavirus Mean Right Now?

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Dec. 10 WHYY article about the current state of coronavirus spread in the Philadelphia region

A Look Inside the Stubborn Problem of Access To Benefits and Relief in Kensington

Data from the Urban Health Collaborative at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was featured in a Dec. 8 Generocity post about the root causes of poverty in Kensington and the challenges faced by past alleviation efforts.

Drexel University To Open Research Center on Racism and Health

The Dornsife School of Public Health was featured Dec. 3 in stories published by The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Tribune and Philly Voice about a $9 million gift from alumna Dana Dornsife and her husband David that will help establish a Center on Racism and Health, recruit and retain faculty experts on racial inequities in health and endow the deanship for public health. The story was also reported Dec. 4 on WPVI-TV (6-abc).

U.S. Employers Could Mandate a COVID-19 Vaccine, but Are Unlikely To Do So -Experts

Robert I Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Dec. 2 Reuters article about whether private U.S. companies, who have the right under the law to require employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19, are likely to enforce vaccination requirements.

Drexel University Receives $9M Gift To Create New Center on Racism and Health

The Dornsife School of Public Health was featured in a Dec. 2 Philadelphia Business Journal story about a $9 million gift from alumna Dana Dornsife and her husband David that will help establish a Center on Racism and Health, recruit and retain faculty experts on racial inequities in health and endow the deanship for public health. The story was also reported on WTXF-TV (FOX-29).

Obamacare Insurance Policies Will Likely Improve Under Biden and Be Crucial During the Coronavirus

Robert I Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, authored a Nov 22. Philadelphia Inquirer  article about how President-elect Joe Biden may improve Obamacare. 

Pa. Imposes a Broader Mask Mandate as Officials Try To Stem a Surge in Virus Hospitalizations

Thersa Sweet, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in Nov. 17 Philadelphia Inquirer article about Pennsylvania's broader mask mandate recently announced due to an increase in coronavirus case numbers. 

Philly Bans Indoor Gatherings, Broadens Restrictions Amid Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 16 WHYY story about new restrictions in Philadelphia to slow the spread of COVID-19.