College of Public Health

Safety and efficacy of psych drugs for kids questioned
Type: News Story
On Tuesday, June 9, Ronald Brown, a foremost expert on the efficacy and safety of psychiatric medications for children and adolescents testified before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that strong concerns remain about the dearth of research on the subject.
June 10, 2009
Temple Law to run new $19 million Public Health Law Research program
Type: News Story
Temple University's Beasley School of Law has been selected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to manage a new $19 million national program that will fund interdisciplinary research exploring legal and regulatory solutions to pressing health challenges such as chronic diseases, and health emergencies including floods, bioterrorism and epidemics.
March 11, 2009
For young fathers, consistency starts at the beginning
Type: News Story
If a young father is there for the mother during the pregnancy, the chances are good that he will be there for the child during the early childhood years. That’s the conclusion of a recent study by Jay Fagan, a professor in Temple University’s School of Social Administration, and Natasha Cabrera, an associate professor at the University of Maryland.
February 9, 2009
Tobacco industry vs. anti-smoking ads
Type: News Story
Over the past 40 years, smoking has declined by about half, thanks in part to anti-smoking media campaigns. But anti-tobacco messages and ads often face fierce opposition from the cigarette manufacturers who have worked vigorously to diminish their impact, according to Jennifer Ibrahim, Ph.D., public health professor at Temple University.
September 2, 2008
‘Going green’ without going in the red
Type: News Story
“Going green” has become a concern for mainstream corporations. Everyone is getting involved in helping humans reduce their adverse effects on the environment.
March 24, 2008

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