College of Public Health

Temple women's fencing head coach Nikki Franke
A balanced life: Nikki Franke, 'fencing legend'
Type: News Story
Nearly half a century after becoming the first Black woman to coach an NCAA fencing team, Temple’s Nikki Franke is still fueled by the joy of mentorship.
March 26, 2021
Temple student Daniel Costello
College of Public Health student discovers opportunity amidst the pandemic
Type: News Story
Temple student Daniel Costello is finding new and unique ways to explore public health during the coronavirus pandemic.
March 4, 2021
a faucet for drinking water
Ensuring area residents have safe drinking water
Type: News Story
College of Public Health researchers are testing the cleanliness of private well water in Philadelphia area homes.
February 17, 2021
Temple School of Pharmacy students being trained to give vaccines.
The COVID-19 vaccines: explained
Type: News Story
Faculty experts identify the top 7 things you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccines.
February 9, 2021
Georgia Hight-Schickel
College of Public Health student volunteers as first-time poll worker
Type: News Story
When the coronavirus pandemic created extra demand, Georgia Hight-Schickel stepped up to help.
January 4, 2021
Michael Usino and Kate Christensen
Hoot cute: A couple’s love is Temple Made
Type: News Story
After meeting as co-workers, two Owls plan a lifetime together.
November 16, 2020
Prevention Point
How can we best communicate public health concerns to vulnerable populations
Type: News Story
A College of Public Health study is exploring COVID-19’s impact on individuals with substance use disorder.
September 30, 2020
a medical assistant screening a patient
Temple to train hundreds of COVID-19 contact tracers
Type: News Story
Temple University introduces comprehensive contact tracing certificate program amid COVID-19 pandemic.
June 30, 2020
Silvana Mazzella
Panel highlights COVID-19 and substance use disorder
Type: News Story
The College of Public Health hosted a discussion of the pandemic’s implications and impacts on substance use disorder.
May 15, 2020
test tubes in a lab
Your coronavirus questions, answered by experts
Type: News Story
An epidemiologist and a physician with expertise in infectious diseases share their insights on the outbreak that’s grabbing headlines.
January 30, 2020
MRI image of the brain
Study of curse words could help traumatic brain injury patients
Type: News Story
Knowing more about how our brains process profanity could help inform treatments, researchers say.
January 16, 2020
members of Beth Pfeiffer's research team work with participants
From peer to there: Connecting across subway lines
Type: News Story
Associate Professor Beth Pfeiffer empowers individuals on the autism spectrum to aid others with disabilities in conquering public transportation.
October 28, 2019
The Bell Tower on Temple’s Main Campus
Carnell Professorships recognize faculty’s outstanding contributions
Type: News Story
Three professors have been appointed Laura Carnell Professors in recognition of significant achievements in research, teaching and scholarship.
July 1, 2019
Engineers Without Borders student leaders discussing a project
Engineers, public health join to improve health outcomes in Peru
Type: News Story
Engineers and Public Health Without Borders are aiming to increase their impact through projects in the South American country.
April 16, 2019
heather murphy
College of Public Health researcher works to improve sanitation worldwide
Type: News Story
Heather Murphy will work with stakeholders in Uganda and India to improve sanitation conditions as part of a Bill and Melinda Gates grant-funded project.
March 1, 2019
a student using an adaptive device
Ongoing project provides custom devices to children with cerebral palsy
Type: News Story
Temple students recently delivered the specially designed adaptations to students at a West Philadelphia school.
January 3, 2019
Roger Ideishi standing in the middle of a museum exhibit
The art of inclusion
Type: News Story
Roger Ideishi travels across the U.S. to help ensure that people with disabilities have equal access to cultural experiences.
February 28, 2019
Angela Beale standing by Pearson Pool
Putting kids a stroke ahead
Type: News Story
To fight staggering disparities in drowning rates among African American children, Angela Beale started an aquatic education program at Temple.
September 1, 2017
Hope Watson holding a sign that says "Next stop: University of Cambridge".
Next stop: University of Cambridge
Type: News Story
Senior Hope Watson will continue her education to earn a master’s degree in epidemiology after graduation.
May 4, 2017
Tammy Barlet holding a sign that says "Next stop: Student Veterans of America."
Next stop: Student Veterans of America
Type: News Story
Public health major Tammy Barlet knows that with hard work you can achieve even the most challenging goals.
May 1, 2017
Dr. Joseph D’Orazio holding naloxone in a trauma bay at Temple Hospital.
Faculty join city task force to fight opioid crisis
Type: News Story
Four Temple researchers were recruited to join the Mayor’s Task Force to Combat the Opioid Epidemic.
March 6, 2017
 A student and an administrator getting their picture taken with a cell phone.
‘Changed my life’: Program graduates step closer to dreams
Type: News Story
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 36 people celebrated a milestone as they graduated from a community education and job-training program at Temple.
January 23, 2017
Roger Ideishi smiling and sitting in a chair.
Inclusive arts, inclusive communities
Type: News Story
Roger Ideishi of Temple’s College of Public Health is helping arts organizations rethink inclusion. Some of his recent work occurred in Flint, Michigan.
December 2, 2016
Mark Salzer standing in front of rowhomes.
Supporting inclusion and success for all faculty
Type: News Story
Temple’s Mark Salzer researched how aware faculty with mental health issues are of the accommodations and support systems available at their institutions.
October 27, 2016
A young woman helping an older woman carrying a cart safely board a bus.
Temple collaboration with SEPTA helps seniors become savvy travelers
Type: News Story
The university, the Marconi Older Adult Program and SEPTA are working to eliminate barriers to using public transit.
May 11, 2016

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