The best research is that which solves real-world problems. It’s a commendable ideal—but the divide between academic research and boots-on-the-ground community work can seem wide. Community-Driven Research Day (CDRD) aims to build those bridges.
With 15.5 million cancer survivors in the U.S. and an anticipated 20 million by 2026, programs designed to support them—commonly known as survivorship programs—have become more prevalent and robust. These programs attend to the wide range of healthcare needs—everything from preventing the recurrence of cancer to counseling survivors on physical activity.
Temple Social Work faculty discover a key to helping low-income dads: Ask better questions.
How confident do men feel about their ability to be a dad?
As countries across the world rush to understand and control the spread of the Zika virus, are we missing the bigger picture?
One trope of our connected world is its ironic ability to disconnect. We stare into our smartphones while failing to see the person right next to us. We click “like” and feel we’ve done our part instead of going to that city council meeting or voting booth.
Rochelle Mendonca (top left in photo, with her team of Temple students) is improving rehabilitation technology and helping to address the critical shortage of practitioners in her field.
Temple's Center for Public Health Law Research examines how states are stepping up to the task of drug regulation.
At first blush, medical marijuana as a public health issue may appear relatively benign, and states continue to pass legislation allowing it: In the November general elections Arkansas, Florida, Montana, Nevada, and North Dakota passed initiatives, further normalizing the practice. But the profound and singular challenges of this issue can be found in an area of public health where we sometimes forget to look: the lawbooks.
Faculty at the College of Public Health are part of a national team of researchers who have received a $20 million award from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, or ARL.
Temple kinesiology researchers are developing better ways to study the risks of mild head impact.
New research reveals an important link between sleep and self-regulation in teenagers, and suggests that later school start times might lead to better health and school performance.