College of Public Health

Study finds link between declines in kidney and cognitive functioning
Type: News Story
A study led by a Temple researcher has found that decreased kidney function is associated with decreased cognitive functioning in areas such as global cognitive ability, abstract reasoning and verbal memory. The findings underscore the importance of diagnosing and managing chronic kidney disease.
November 19, 2012
Dads picking up bigger load at home
Type: In the Media
June 15, 2012
Straight talk about guns helps in rural suicides
Type: In the Media
June 19, 2012
Making the invisible visible: Discussing guns in rural suicide prevention
Type: News Story
A frank discussion of guns by parents is a key to helping children at risk for suicide in rural areas.
June 13, 2012
OSHA rules on workplace toxics stalled
Type: In the Media
June 5, 2012
Talking about falls
Type: In the Media
May 9, 2012
More fathers staying at home with children
Type: In the Media
May 3, 2012
Mortensen connects dots between social work and planning
Type: News Story
Christina Mortensen, M.S., Community and Regional Planning. Mortensen was among the few hundred selected this year for the Presidential Management Fellows program, a prestigious two-year paid government fellowship that provides her with the opportunity to work with a variety of United States government agencies.
May 4, 2012
Type 2 diabetes effects on older adults appear minimal
Type: News Story
According to a recent article in the March 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Temple researcher Adam Davey has found centenarians diagnosed with diabetes in their 80s living 20 or more years with the condition. The study tested 244 older adults, ages 98 to 108, in 44 counties. It found that 12.5 percent — or 1 in 8 — of the group had type 2 diabetes.
January 31, 2012
Literacy program gives families a pathway to postsecondary education
Type: News Story
Offered in partnership with the Community College of Philadelphia, the Center for Social Policy and Community Development's “Making the Dream of College Come True” program provides literacy and life-skill classes to help families plan their path to postsecondary education.
January 30, 2012
Experts disagree on dissolvable tobacco products
Type: In the Media
January 25, 2012
Dissolvable tobacco on trial
Type: In the Media
January 20, 2012
Facebook monitors suicidal posts
Type: In the Media
December 19, 2011
Girls' physical activity levels drop off as they get older
Type: In the Media
November 28, 2011
CARAS Program Project Grant Awards fall 2011
Type: Announcement
November 16, 2011
Why are fans so supportive of Paterno?
Type: In the Media
November 11, 2011
New website seeks to help those affected by youth suicide
Type: In the Media
November 7, 2011