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September 3, 2020

A new study led PISC Past Trainee, Benjamin Ukert, PhD, in collaboration with Senior Scholar, M. Kit Delgado, MD, and many more researchers show that in 2015-19 > 70% of U.S. opioid-naive patients received an opioid prescription after knee athroscopy with an average of...

September 3, 2020

Geospatial data has long been an important tool for scientists and scholars, but now, as society grapples with both a pandemic and a history of systemic racism, mapping is proving useful to track coronavirus cases and possibly shed light on the issues of structural rac...

September 1, 2020

National data suggest drivers who are younger, older, and have lower socioeconomic status (SES) have heightened crash-related injury rates. A new study led by Kristina Metzger, PhD, in collaboration with PISC Senior Scholar, Allison Curry, PhD, and many more, examine t...

August 31, 2020

PISC Senior Scholars Elinore Kaufman, MD, Joel Fein, MD, and Executive Board Member, Therese Richmond, PhD, are featured in a recent WHYY article on the current surge in gun violence occurring in Philadelphia over the course of the last five months. Dr. Kaufman reveals...

August 24, 2020

A recent study led by PISC International Scholar and Internal Advisory Board Member David Humphreys, PhD, in collaboration with PISC International Scholar Michelle Degli Esposti, PhD, Senior Scholar Michelle Kondo, PhD, and Past Trainee Christopher Morrison, PhD, asses...

August 13, 2020

PISC Senior Scholar Vincent Reina, PhD, was featured in a recent article by the Philadelphia Inquirer. The article details the practice of “selling fear” being employed by the current administration in anticipation of the upcoming presidential election. For example, On...

August 10, 2020

To calculate incidence or prevalence of disease, at risk population size is typically conceptualized as a denominator. However, due to many reasons including individual migration, record availability, and population distinction, obtaining precise measurements are diffi...

August 3, 2020

In a collaborative new study between the School of Nursing and Drexel University, researchers have peeled back the layers of what causes and prevents many trauma-surviving Black men from seeking needed professional behavioral health care. The study examines facilitator...

August 3, 2020

Marie Ouellet, PhD, Dean Dabney, PhD, Sadaf Hashimi, and PISC Postdoctoral Fellow Jason Gravel, PhD, have been awarded a grant by the National Collaborative on Gun Violence to examine how officers' informal networks and working relationships shape behaviors and attitud...

July 28, 2020

A new study found that some particularly affluent US suburbs, emissions are up to 15 times higher than nearby neighborhoods. The study found that income correlates positively with per capita emissions. Affluent neighborhoods produce higher emissions, and most neighborh...

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