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New Study Finds Patchwork of Marijuana Law Across U.S. States

State laws disparately regulate patient registration and civil rights, product safety labeling and packaging, and dispensaries, according to a new study published in Addiction by a team of researchers including Jennifer Ibrahim, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Health Services Administration and Policy at the College of Public Health.

Posted:  July 12, 2017

Alumni Spotlight: Growing Smiles with Bari Levine (DMD-MPH 2016)

It’s been a long day for Bari Levine. Now entering her second year as a resident at Pediatric Dental Associates, a private practice affiliated with Temple University Hospital, Levine regularly sees children from Port Richmond, where the clinic is located, and other nearby north Philadelphia neighborhoods. Most of her patients live with many of the systemic problems common in low-income areas: inadequate or inconsistent nutrition and hygiene, spotty healthcare visits, turbulent social and family environments.

Posted:  July 3, 2017

Mental Health and Healthcare Engagement Expert Joins Faculty

Yaara Zisman-Ilani will join the College of Public Health July 1 as an assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences. The psychologist and mental health researcher comes to the tenure-track position with expertise in psychiatric rehabilitation, shared decision making and engagement methods, interventions development, and research methods.

Posted:  June 29, 2017