A number of psychosocial interventions for persons with Alzheimer’s disease (PWAD) have demonstrated success in improving quality of life for both PWAD and their caregivers in home and community-based settings, which is where more than 70 percent of this population reside.
Shivayogi Hiremath, assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, has been selected as an mHealth Scholar for the 2017 mHealth Training Institute (mHTI) at UCLA in August. The NIH-funded institute teaches researchers to collaborate on developing high-end mobile products grounded in previous health research and their feasibility in real healthcare settings.
Some 1,332 Owls took flight this morning as the College of Public Health celebrated its 2017 graduation ceremony as thousands of family, friends, and supporters filled the Liacouras Center.
Fabienne Darling-Wolf, an associate professor of journalism and the director of the Media and Communication Doctoral Program in the Klein College of Communication, wraps up our three-part series on adolescent suicide inspired by the research of Assistant Professor Carolina Hausmann-Stabile of CPH's School of Social Work.
"Groundbreaking research is performed at Temple every day," Temple president Richard M. Englert said in his remarks at the Temple University Innovation Showcase April 28. "Innovation is always a team sport, and here we have the A Team."
As Philadelphia’s recently appointed Health Commissioner, Thomas Farley (MD, MPH) sets policy for the Department of Public Health, working with other human-services agencies to promote and protect the health of all Philadelphians.
Undergraduate Zach Jacobs has made the most of his Temple experience and grown into a perfect example of what public health education can be.
Founded in 1983 by a group of women who wanted to create a healthier, safer environment for their children, the Norris Square Community Alliance operates centers in the North Philadelphia neighborhoods of Kensington, Harrowgate, Fairhill, and Fishtown. Temple is one of four partner organizations that help NSCA enhance its Head Start early childhood programs.
At the fifth annual Recreational Therapy Evidence-Based Practice Day Conference on Friday, graduate and undergraduate students in Therapeutic Recreation presented their research to more than 250 RT practitioners and faculty as well as students from Temple, Kean University and York College of Pennsylvania.
The sheer volume of information generated in today’s healthcare environment is enough to make any chief information officer cringe. But there is another factor to consider these days: On the black market, medical information is 40 times as valuable as a credit card number. If someone’s AMEX number might fetch $1, that same person’s data-rich healthcare record – full of information like date of birth, Social Security number, and other important identifiers, each one the better to establish a new account with – would fetch $40.