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Vaccine Is Not Tokyo Olympics Organizers' Lone Hope of a Safe Games in 2021

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 15 USA Today article about the role a coronavirus vaccine could play in hopes of a safe Olympic Games in 2021.

These Are the Questions You Should Ask Before Going on a Date During the Pandemic

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, an assistant teaching professor, and Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor, both in the Dornsife School of Public Health, were quoted in a Nov. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer article about public health advice for romantic dating during the pandemic. The article also was published Nov. 11 by Lancaster Online.

At U.S. Supreme Court, Opponents of Obamacare Field Skeptical Questions From Justices

Robert I Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, authored a Nov. 10 Philadelphia Inquirer column on the U.S. Supreme Court hearing arguments about the Affordable Care Act. 

Supreme Court To Make Decision on Affordable Care Act

Robert I Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed in a Nov. 10 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about the U.S. Supreme Court hearing arguments about the Affordable Care Act. 

Pfizer's Promising COVID-19 Vaccine Won't Save Christmas, or Even Easter and Passover, Experts Say

Leslie Ain McClure, PhD, a professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 9 Business Insider article, also published by Yahoo news, about the need to practice social distancing and wearing a mask, even after a new coronavirus vaccine comes to market.

Cities That Rushed To Indoor Dining Had More COVID-19 Cases, Study Finds

Jennifer Kolker, a clinical professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 8 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) "NBC10@Issue" segment about new Urban Health Collaborative data about how indoor dining restrictions may influence COVID-19 case counts.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates at Work Promise Employer Headaches

Robert I Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 2 Bloomberg Law article about COVID-19 vaccine mandates for workers.

When the Virus Came for the American Dream

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 2 New York Times Magazine article about a report in The Lancet showing that the brunt of the pandemic has fallen on already vulnerable U.S. populations. 

How To Host a Safe Outdoor Thanksgiving (and Decide if You Should)

Usama Bilal, MD, PhD, assistant professors in the Dornsife School of Public Health was quoted in an Oct. 28 Philadelphia Inquirer article discussing how, and whether you should celebrate Thanksgiving this year. 

Drexel Study Examines COVID-19 Stress Impacting First Responders

Jennifer Taylor, PhD, Arthur L. and Joanne B. Frank Professor, and director of the Center for Firefighter Injury Research and Safety Trends (FIRST) at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 27 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment, that also ran on PHL17, about a partnership between the FIRST center and Philadelphia Fire Department to study mental health among firefighters during the pandemic.

Professor Robert Field of Drexel University on the Guilty Plea by the Maker of Oxycontin

Robert I Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was featured during an Oct. 25 MSNBC “The Week” segment discussing the guilty plea by Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin.

Once a COVID-19 vaccine is here, there will be a new challenge: Convincing people it’s safe

Philip Massey, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 24 Philadelphia Inquirer article, that also appeared in The Columbian, TribLive, The Register-Herald and other outlets, about how to communicate with the American public about the safety of a COVID-19 vaccine.