Mark Salzer, PhD, Director of Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities, and chair of the Department of Rehabiliation Sciences, joined other mental health experts on WHYY’s Radio Times to discuss mental health legislation in light of the recent Newtown, Connecticut school shooting. You can listen to the conversation, which originally aired on Friday, January 25, at http://whyy.org/cms/radiotimes/2013/01/25/mental-health-after-newtown/.
Jonathan B. Singer, PhD, LCSW, associate professor of Social Work at CPH, made a recent appearance on WHYY as a guest interviewer. Dr. Singerspoke to Frank Rauscher, a cancer researcher from the Wistar Institute, about the next generation of cancer treatments. You can listen to the story here: http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/thepulse/item/48311-sowhat-do-you-do-conversations-in-a-brainy-region.
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing has reported CPH’s annual pass rate for first-time takers of the National Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. Our official pass rate for 2012 was 96.88%. The pass rate for our May 2012 graduates was 98.41%. This exceeded the rate for most schools in Pennsylvania. Congratulations, Temple nurses!
Emily Keshner, PT, EdD was featured on WHYY 90.9 during morning drive time on Thursday, May 17. The video, which is part of a WHYY series on aging in the Delaware Valley, accompanied a separate story on NewsWorks Tonight later that evening. In the clip, Dr. Keshner interviews older Philadelphians about their experiences and discusses the mechanics of falling. You can listen to the broadcast online at http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/gray-matters/item/38144-gray-matters-talking-about-falls-with-older-adults.
Faculty from CPH's Department of Physical Therapy, Department of Public Health, and Biostatistical Research Support Center received a $1.26 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health & Human Development) for a study titled “Balance and Posture in Adults with Cerebral Palsy”.
The CPH Health Information Management (HIM) Department and the Management Information Systems (MIS) Department of the Fox School of Business are pleased to announce the launch of Temple's Post-Baccalaureate Health Informatics Certificates.
These include Health Informatics, Healthcare Data Analytics, Clinical Health Leader, and Health Information Privacy and Security. Each certificate is designed to fulfill a critical role created by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
The Eisner Foundation has established the annual Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence that includes a $100,000 cash award to the individual or non-profit organization it decides is doing the best work to help senior citizens and young people help each other.
Cheryl Hyde, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Social Work, was awarded nearly $1.5 million by the Administration for Children and Families/DHHS for her project: Building Capacities/Making Connections: A Multi-Year Study of Human and Social Capital Development through the HIP Career Pathways Initiative. The four-year grant will will fund a study that explores the relationships between social support and workforce success. Read more