"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."
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CPH's Center for Asian Health and Director Grace Ma have been featured in Temple Today for their work with chronic disease in Asian Americans in the Delaware Valley.
"...Researchers from Temple University’s Center for Asian Health (CAH) will use a $1.4 million Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) grant to create awareness, provide education, and increase access to healthy food and beverage options in Philadelphia’s low-income Asian-American community. Temple is the only Pennsylvania institution to receive a REACH grant, awarded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this year.
The College of Public Health welcomed 23 new faculty this fall. Joining our team are:
Meghan Rainone, Assistant Professor. Meghan holds her J.D. from Temple University and was previously an Adjunct Professor here at Temple.
Dr. Anjali Shah, PhD, Assistant Professor. Anjali earned a PhD in Biomedical Informatics from Rutgers University and previously worked with the Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences team.
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.
A champion of educational access and excellence, Dr. Leonard is remembered for his over 40 years of service to his students and his community. He was as a strong, forward-thinking leader who loved Temple University and all those that passed through its doors.
Dean Laura Siminoff, Ph.D. is pleased to congratulate the following CPH faculty who were recently awarded tenure and promotion upon the recommendation of Temple University’s President, Dr. Neil D. Theobald, by the Board of Trustees and by action of the President.
The Center for Social Policy and Community Development has partnered with the College of Education to provide "support to neighborhood schools and assist high school students as they prepare for college or the workforce after graduation".
"Communities are about more than the bricks and mortar,” said Shirley Moy, co-director of the Center for Social Policy and Community Development. “In order to make real changes you have to help the entire community; this is a comprehensive approach to creating a more cohesive neighborhood.”
Sachs to The Atlantic:
“If your life seems to revolve around making sure that your streak continues, then I don’t know that that’s necessarily a good thing,” Sachs says. He says he thinks researchers should investigate addiction as it relates to streak running."