Hospitals thrive on collaboration, but communication across large health systems can be cumbersome and can hinder patient care. Now, pediatric doctors will have the expertise and knowledge of an entire medical network at their fingertips.
Speaking with the Philadelphia Inquirer, the College of Public Health’s Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Jennifer Ibrahim lauded Philadelphia’s small businesses that have halted the sale of cigarettes.
Undergraduates throughout Temple University are getting an opportunity to imagine and enact their own research with the help of a new program from the College of Public Health (CPH).
Currently in the first phase of a three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health, the Academic-Community Partnerships to Address Obesity and Health Literacy, led by Alice Hausman, CPH department chair, seeks to “[craft] a long-term research agenda examining health literacy and obesity prevention. “
Dr. Sarah Bauerle Bass, associate professor of Public Health has been chosen by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) to receive its Riegelman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Public Health Education.
"As coerciveness increased, the willingness [to comply] decreased," she said, suggesting that a mandate might actually backfire. Men and people with higher incomes were more likely to be uncooperative; regular churchgoers were most willing."
Dean Laura A. Siminoff, Ph.D. and the entire community of the College of Public Health mourn the loss of Dr. Curtis A. Leonard. Dr. Leonard was appointed Dean of the School of Social Administration by then President Peter Liacouras in 1994 and held that position until 2002. He passed away two days before his 75th birthday on August 16, 2014.