Health and Medicine

Professors’ research leads to state opioid grant

As a result of the research of two professors, Penn State Berks was one of 13 institutions of higher education included in nearly $1 million in state grants for the prevention and reduction of opioid use among college students and for naloxone training on campus.

Murphy presents research on police views of addiction

Police officers who are repeatedly called to the scene of opioid overdose incidents may be at risk for “empathy fatigue,” according to Penn State Berks researcher Jennifer Murphy, who said additional training may be helpful in preventing emotional burnout.

'Keeping pace' with technology

Praveen Veerabhadrappa, assistant professor of kinesiology at Penn State Berks, along with several recent graduates, just completed an important physical exercise study verifying the accuracy of the Apple Watch 1 in recording steps during walking and jogging.

Morant Williams gives a voice to the underrepresented

From examining issues related to race, ethnicity, culture, gender and religion through the lens of popular culture, to telling the stories of individuals with invisible illnesses who do not feel heard, Kesha Morant Williams has one main goal in her research.

Morant Williams gives a voice to the underrepresented

From examining issues related to race, ethnicity, culture, gender and religion through the lens of popular culture, to telling the stories of individuals with invisible illnesses who do not feel heard, Kesha Morant Williams has one main goal in her research: to give a voice to misrepresented and underrepresented groups of people.