October 28 2020: College Trustee, Section on Public Health and Preventive Medicine Chair, and Fellow Priya Mammen, MD, MPH; College Fellow Rosemary Frasso, PhD, MSc, CPH; and Christen Rexing, PhD, MPH, discuss how public health was central in this year’s election

Our votes can lead the way for Pennsylvania and our nation as COVID continue to expose massive health disparities.


September 8 2020: Board President and College Fellow Thomas Fekete, MD, MACP, discusses the length of time individuals should consider themselves contagious after being diagnosed with COVID-19 (Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Kicking off a new and unusual school year? Limit COVID-19 disruptions by understanding how long the virus is contagious, how long symptoms may persist and whether it’s possible to get reinfected.


August 14 2020: Board Trustee and College Fellow Paul Offit, MD, explores the complex issue of distribution once a vaccine for COVID-19 is available Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer)

The process of distributing 240 million doses to 120 million of the country’s critical workers and most vulnerable will be an enormous undertaking, health experts said.