Articles by Michelle Huang
Trump will hold three rallies in Pennsylvania on Saturday, including one in Bucks CountyThese visits come after the president made three stops in Lehigh County, Lancaster County, and Blair County on Monday.
Penn Medicine study finds more personalized workplace wellness programs increase resultsIn the study — which was published on Oct. 14 in PLOS One — around 600 employees from the consulting firm Deloittee took part in a physical activity program over a six month period.
Study finds that Pennsylvania's COVID-19 restrictions saved thousands of livesUniversity of Pittsburgh physician Mark S. Roberts and his team developed a model to evaluate the impacts of closing and reopening schools, offices, restaurants, and stores.
Penn Medicine receives $3.6 million grant to implement firearm safety programThe researchers will study two different approaches for implementing firearm safety programs in pediatric primary care and evaluate their impacts.
Penn Museum is offering free student admission as part of back-to-school initiativeStudents can visit for free on Tuesdays through Fridays between 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Penn Medicine joins international consortium to compile and analyze COVID-19 dataThe Consortium for Clinical Characterization of COVID-19 consists of 96 hospitals around the world and has gathered data on more than 27,000 COVID-19 cases.
Temple University suspends in-person classes for two weeks after surge in COVID-19 casesTemple's decision comes after 103 students tested positive for the coronavirus.
Penn Medicine hospitals ranked 15th best in the country by U.S. NewsThe two Penn Medicine hospitals rank three spots higher in the 2020-21 Honor Roll released on June 28, in comparison to their placement last year.
Wharton Dean Erika James discusses diversity in business on NPR's 'All Things Considered'James officially began her tenure as the 15th dean of the Wharton School on July 1 and is making history as the first woman and person of color to lead Wharton since its establishment in 1881.
CHOP researchers study impact of developmental sleep patterns on bone densityAlthough the study was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is now prepared to enroll the first cohort of children at the start of the upcoming school year.
Wharton professor co-authors research paper on importance of flu vaccinationsThe paper found that wide-spread influenza vaccination would be an effective life-preserving investment, based on current projections for COVID-19 mitigation costs.
Joe Biden outpaces Donald Trump's presidential campaign fundraising for the first timeBiden and the Democratic National Committee pulled in $80.8 million for his presidential campaign in May — over 10% more than the $74 million that Trump raised with the Republican Party.
Second wave of mass COVID-19 cases can likely be prevented, a Penn researcher found"[Reopening] has clearly not yet been the disaster that some predicted," Morris wrote in his data analysis which he published on June 10.
Philadelphia County ranks among the most disadvantaged counties for childrenThe report ranked Philadelphia County at No. 2,169 out of a total of 2,617 U.S. counties, and No. 63 out of 64 counties within Pennsylvania. Overall, Pennsylvania ranked in the top half of all U.S. states at No. 18.
Wharton announces new full-tuition MBA fellowship for a leader in the LGBTQIA+ communityThe fellowship, which will be awarded annually to one admitted MBA student, was established by 1984 Wharton graduate Jeffrey Schoenfeld and was awarded to incoming first-year MBA student Colan Wang.
Penn, Phila. conduct joint survey finding 75% of citizens say residents should wear masksPhiladelphia County is currently under a stay-at-home order but the restriction is expected to be lifted on June 5, when the county will move into the yellow phase of reopening.
Penn Med study shows financial incentive can help physicians receive opioid trainingAfter receiving the training, the study found that 65% of physicians reported administering or prescribing the treatment within five months.