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All In The News tagged "School of Public Health"

Delta Has Us Masking Again, but Which Masks Work Best?

An Aug. 5 Philadelphia Inquirer story on which masks work against the Delta variant, that quoted Thersa Sweet, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, ran in The Record (Bergen County, New Jersey), News Tribune in (Jefferson City, Missouri), The Sentinel and Enterprise (Westford, Massachusetts) on Aug. 10 among other outlets.

What You Should Know About Indoor Dining Amid the Delta Variant

Jennifer Kolker, associate dean for public health practice and external relations in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 5 Washington Post story about indoor dining amid the Delta variant.

Which Vaccines Mandates Are Legal? All of Them

Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 5 Quartz article about the legality of vaccine mandates. The article was also picked up by MSN.com. Field was also quoted in Knowledge@Wharton podcast on Aug. 2 about letting the market decide in the debate over vaccine passports.

A Citizen Scientist Gave the CDC a Head Start in a COVID-19 Outbreak Investigation

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in an Aug. 5 NPR “All Things Considered” segment for leading research into a large cluster of COVID-19 cases in Provincetown, Massachusetts. The story aired on Hawaii Public Radio (Honolulu, Hawaii), KJZZ-FM (Phoenix, Arizona), KNK-FM (Seattle, Washington) and other NPR stations nationwide.

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.