To help protect health care workers, Assistant Professor Susan Arnold conducted a survey to track how chemotherapy drugs are handled in hospitals and identify work surfaces that could be contaminated by them.
Assistant Professor Susan Arnold co-developed a method to objectively evaluate and determine if workplace surfaces are ‘clean’ or contaminated by chemicals that can trigger skin allergies.
Assistant Professor Hyun Kim is the lead author of a commentary suggesting that researchers employ the sufficient component cause model to figure out why workers inside Cambodian clothing factories are passing out.
The study co-led by PhD student Ashley Hernandez found only 9% of the 4.9 million guns listed for sale online between 2008 and 2018 displayed evidence of a background check.
PhD student Gabriela Bustamante evaluated the program that uses games and play to teach children about self-esteem, personal boundaries, anatomy, and more.
The method developed by Assistant Professor Susan Arnold could help protect consumers by revealing product formulations that are hazardous to health over time.
Associate Professor Irina Stepanov talks about heated tobacco products, how the new iQOS device works, and what the potential harms and benefits of iQOS are to public health.
Assistant Professor Jon Oliver answers questions about where ticks are most prevalent, what people should do to avoid them, and what people should do if they find a tick on themselves.
Research from recent doctoral graduate Xarviera Appling (PhD ’18) studied the effect of food safety management practices on inspection risk factor violations in 546 routine restaurant inspections.
The method developed by Assistant Professor Silvia Balbo may help researchers uncover the genetic chemistry leading to cancer development, which has broad applications ranging from understanding how toxins are affecting DNA in the body to developing tools to improve outcomes of chemotherapy.
A commentary by Associate Professor Irina Stepanov underscored how toxicity and other IQOS health data are mostly available through studies conducted by the manufacturer, and that independent, academic research into the product is needed to accurately inform and protect the public.