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All In The News tagged "School of Public Health"

COVID Vaccine Skepticism Is on the Rise. Here’s What Experts Say Could Change That.

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Oct. 1 Philadelphia magazine article about vaccine skepticism being on the rise and how leaders can reverse that trend.

Where You Live May Raise Your Odds of Developing This Chronic Health Problem

Research by Meera Harhay, MD, an associate professor of Medicine at Drexel’s College of Medicine and Dornsife School of Public Health, finding that a neighborhood’s overall socioeconomic status, including income and education-level, may influence its residents’ risk of chronic kidney disease, was reported on Sept. 30 by the Ladders.

Can I See My Friends and Family for Thanksgiving if I Quarantine for Two Weeks?

Thersa Sweet, PhD, an associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, was quoted in a Sept. 26 Philadelphia Inquirer story about whether people can safely see their families for Thanksgiving if they quarantine for two weeks.

How a New App Could Help Prevent Opioid Overdoses in Philadelphia

Stephen Lankenau, PhD, is featured in a Sept. 23 Philadelphia magazine article about how a team of Dornsife School of Public Health researchers has developed an app to help address the opioid crisis in Philadelphia.

Employers Can Require Workers To Get a COVID-19 Vaccine. Will It Come To That?

Robert I Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 22 Dallas Morning News story about whether or not employers can require employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

As CDC Reverses Itself on COVID-19, Americans Are Losing Trust, Warn Public-Health Veterans

Esther Chernak, MD, an associate clinical professor and director of the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 22 Philadelphia Inquirer article about what may be motivating changes in health guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Do You Actually Need To Wipe Down Everything To Protect Yourself From COVID-19?

A Sept. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the risk of getting COVID-19 from touching dirty surfaces, that quoted Thersa Sweet, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was published Sept. 17 by The Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune, South Florida Sun Sentinel, Hartford Courant and other outlets nationwide.

Study Finds Link Between Air Pollution and Risk of Stroke for People With Afib

Research co-authored by Jane E. Clougherty, ScD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, that found a link between air pollution and risk of stroke for people suffering from atrial fibrillation, was covered Sept. 17 by WESA-Radio (NPR-Pittsburgh). 

Can I Visit Family for Thanksgiving or Christmas? Your Pandemic Holiday Travel Questions, Answered

A Sept. 17 Marketwatch article that explored pandemic holiday travel questions, that featured Usama Bilal, PhD, MD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was published Sept. 17 by MSN Money.

This South Philly Restaurant Family Is Making a Comeback After They All Had COVID-19

Thersa Sweet, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 4 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a family-run restaurant in South Philadelphia reopening after the owners recovered from COVID-19.

The Rules and Risks of Going To the Movies

Seth Welles, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 3 story in The Philadelphia Inquirer about how to minimize risk when considering whether to go to a movie theater this fall.

More Americans Are Going Hungry Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in an Aug. 24 CBS News segment about how the pandemic is contributing to the number of Americans who cannot afford enough food.