You are viewing 5 posts for 18 April 2012

Judith Long, WHYY Newsworks, Diabetes Control

  • Wednesday, 18 April 2012

In the latest in a wave of regional and national news stories generated by her study of peer-to-peer diabetes-control experiments among outpatient African American veterans, LDI Senior Fellow Judith Long is featured in a lengthy article on WHYY's Newsworks website. Long, MD, is associate professor of Medicine at Penn's Perelman…

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Carolyn Cannuscio, Daily Pennsylvanian, Unhealthy Philadelphia

  • Wednesday, 18 April 2012

In an interview with the Daily Pennsylvanian, LDI Senior Fellow Carolyn Cannuscio said it is "disturbing" that Philadelphia has been named the least healthy county in Pennsylvania. The assistant professor of Family Medicine and Community Health said one of the underlying reasons for this ranking is the county's high concentration…

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John Holmes, Wall Street Journal, Social Media Data

  • Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Message boards and Twitter feeds are providing epidemiologists new insights into things like what breast-cancer and prostate-cancer patients are saying and doing with herbal and nutritional supplements, says LDI Senior Fellow John Holmes in a Wall Street Journal article. The associate professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at Penn's Perelman School…

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Charles Branas, CNN, Guns as Health Risks

  • Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Guns may give carriers a sense of empowerment that causes them to overreact in tense situations, says LDI Senior Fellow Charles Branas in a CNN story. Branas, PhD, is a Penn associate professor of Epidemiology. His comments are featured in an article that discusses U.S. gun violence and the Trayvon…

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Robert Town, Forbes, Hospital Mergers

  • Wednesday, 18 April 2012

LDI Senior Fellow Bob Town is featured in a major Forbes magazine story about the Federal Trade Commission's moves to block hospital mergers it believes would create regional monopolies. Town is an Associate Professor of Health Care Management at The Wharton School.

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