In the News - October 2015


October 27, 2015

Recent news articles featuring Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty, students and events:

Oct. 30, 2015 | 6ABC
Elizabeth Gosch, PhD, professor and director, mental health counseling, discussed ways parents could keep their children safe while trick-or-treating.
 
Oct. 30, 2015 | WHYY
Brad Rosenfield, PsyD, assistant professor, psychology, discussed the "Healthy Monks" program he founded and runs with fellow faculty and students.
 
Oct. 27, 2015 | The DO magazine
John Becher, DO '70, professor and chair, emergency medicine, and president of the AOA, discussed whether the full moon leads to more ER visits.
 
Oct. 22, 2015 | KYW3, CWPhilly
Throughout October, PCOM is taking part in the Lights for the Cure campaign to observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
 
Oct. 20, 2015 | The DO magazine
Katherine Galluzzi, DO, professor and chair, geriatric medicine, discussed the creation of CME models specific to opiod prescription by physicians, at the annual OMED Conference. 
 
John P. Kearney, board chair, participated in PCOM's 23rd annual Golf Classic on Sept. 21.
 
Oct. 20, 2015 | The Colonial (Conshohocken, Pa.)
Jay S. Feldstein, DO '81, president and CEO, participated in PCOM's 23rd annual Golf Classic on Sept. 21.
 
Oct. 18, 2015 | Philly.com; The Philadelphia Inquirer
Kristen Berry, DO, instructor, family medicine, discussed the importance of staying hydrated in the colder months.
 
Oct. 16, 2015 | Alzforum.org
Brian Balin, PhD, professor and chair, bio-medical sciences, discussed whether fungi might play a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease.
 
Oct. 15, 2015 | Philly.com "Goal Getter" blog
Stacey Cahn, PhD, associate professor, clinical psychology, discussed the ways willpower works in relation to weight loss and eating healthfully.

Oct. 15, 2015 | Main Line Parent
Elizabeth Gosch, PhD, professor, psychology and director of the MS Program in Mental Health Counseling, offered tips for parents on when to let their children trick-or-treat alone.

In an op-ed piece, Jay S. Feldstein, DO '81, president and CEO, discussed the impending shortage of residency slots and its effect on primary care.
 
Oct. 5, 2015 | Philly.com "Healthy Kids" blog
Sarah Allen, PhD, assistant professor, psychology, discussed the importance of sleep to a child's brain development.
 
Oct. 1, 2015 | Philly.com
Stacey Cahn, PhD, associate professor, clinical psychology, discussed the ways nutrition can affect mental health.
 
Lisa McBride, PhD, chief diversity officer, was recently honored with the Diversity Visionary Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.