Marco Airaudo, PhD, professor of Economics in Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, explains how current economic issues are connected and what consumers should do during this time of uncertainty.
Category: Community & Society
Q+A: Understanding a Water Contamination Scare
A number of Drexel University researchers helped the public better understand what happened and the city’s response during the week – shedding light on health risks associated with the chemical that leaked from a latex plant in Bucks County into a tributary of the Delaware; Philadelphia’s water testing and treatment process; and the city’s emergency response procedures.
There is a Good Way to Work Together to Fight Climate Change — COP Isn’t It.
Written by Mathy Vathanaraj Stanislaus, JD, Drexel vice provost and inaugural executive director of The Environmental Collaboratory. Stanislaus served for eight years as administrator for the EPA’s Office of Land & Emergency Management during the […]
Q+A: Can addressing childhood trauma help prevent PTSD among violence victims?
As many communities across the country struggle with rising violence, a team of researchers from Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health took a unique approach to better understand the experiences of victims of urban violence […]
COVID-19 Supply Chain Issues Causing ‘Never-Events’ to Happen in Hospitals
Karen Goldschmidt, PhD, and Kelsey Stasko, of the College Nursing and Health Professions, discuss the global supply chain issues during COVID-19 at a rural children’s hospital.
Q+A: How Parents Can Manage the U.S. Baby Formula Shortage
Beth Leonberg, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, discusses how parents can manage the U.S. infant formula shortage.
Q+A: How to Pay for a Professional Sports Team’s Stadium
The Buffalo Bills new stadium agreement with local and state government has upset over half of New York residents. Joel Maxcy, PhD, of LeBow College of Business explains the actual local economic impact of professional sports teams.
A Not So Sobering Look at Pennsylvania’s Liquor Laws
Although the commonwealth’s laws may be inconvenient for some, the idea of adding inconvenience may help the public’s health, according to new data from researchers at the Urban Health Collaborative at Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health, recently published in the journal Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy.
Autism Acceptance Month: Emotional Development Expert
For April’s Autism Acceptance Month, Drexel News Blog is highlighting experts and projects from Drexel University’s A.J. Drexel Autism Institute. Andrea Wieckowski, PhD is an emotional development researcher.
Autism Acceptance Month: Clinical Assessment and Intervention Expert
For April’s Autism Acceptance Month, Drexel News Blog is highlighting experts and projects from Drexel University’s A.J. Drexel Autism Institute. Elisabeth Sheridan, PhD, is a clinical assessment and intervention expert.