Mark Neuman of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “The growth we observe over time in opioid prescribing after surgery occurs against the backdrop of a major public health crisis of prescription opioid abuse.”
Karen Reivich of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for training Army personnel about resilience.
Dan Polsky of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on Covered California’s attempts to improve quality and reduce costs for customers.
Thomas Sollecito of the School of Dental Medicine comments on changes in antibiotic use in dental practice.
L. Scott Levin of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the technical and ethical issues involved with hand, face or penis transplants.
Research by Jessica Martucci and Anne Barnhill of the Perelman School of Medicine about the implications of public-health campaigns on breastfeeding as the “natural” way to nourish infants is featured.
Fourth-year medical student Rebekah Lucien of the Perelman School of Medicine shares her passion for medicine and her journey to Match Day.
Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety comments on the re-opening of the Tucker PAL Center.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is cited for studying black male student-athletes and racial inequities in NCAA Division I college sports.
Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design writes about what to focus on when proposing climate policy.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about his research on black male student-athletes and the graduation gap.
Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School comments on researching retirement investments.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences explains how the Zika virus causes brain damage in newborns.
President Amy Gutmann is cited for her leadership skills.
Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about children learning to “be comfortable being a bit uncomfortable.”
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School is cited for publishing a paper showing that greened lots increased the values of adjacent homes.
Daniel Langleben of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about studying the way in which neural activity can signify lying.
Collaborative research about the impact of temporary summer jobs for young people living in poor neighborhoods conducted by Penn and the University of Chicago Crime Lab is cited.
Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how fitness trackers can be a good start to influence behavioral change.
Research about school discipline policies conducted by Joan Goodman of the Graduate School of Education is cited.