In the News - January 2016January 31, 2016
Recent news articles featuring Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty,
students and events:
Jan. 28, 2016 | Philly VoiceDoctors who attended PCOM have been voted among the best in the nation, according
to an annual analysis of patient reviews and ratings.
Jan. 27, 2016 | Delaware County PressRichard A. Pascucci, DO '75
, vice dean for clinical education, was honored by PCOM during its Founders' Day ceremony
on Jan. 22.
Jan. 21, 2016 | 6abc.comSarah Allen, PhD, assistant professor, psychology; and Jessica Kendorski, PhD, associate professor, school psychology, discussed ways parents can make the
most of snow days with their children.
Students from PCOM manned a phone bank to contact Philadelphians eligible for coverage
under the Affordable Care Act, but who haven’t applied. Officials from the Department
of Health and Human Services spoke about the critical role of physicians in educating
patients about coverage.
Jan. 17, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer
; Philly.comIlene Warner-Maron, PhD
, co-director, MS in Aging and Long-Term Care Administration, discussed how women
can manage post-menopausal symptoms.
Stacey Cahn, PhD, associate professor, clinical psychology, discussed reasons why individuals can
re-gain weight they've lost, and how to prevent it.
Jan. 13, 2015 | Philly.com
"Healthy Kids"Peter Bidey, DO '08
, instructor, family medicine, discussed ways parents should talk to their children
about e-cigarette ads.
Jan. 10, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer
, Philly.comGreg McDonald, DO '89
, professor and chair, forensic medicine and pathology, discussed symptoms of and
treatments for hypothermia.
Kerin Claeson, PhD, assistant professor, anatomy, discussed her latest findings on the sabertooth salmon
at the annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology.
Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD, co-director, MS in Aging and Long-Term Care Administration, discussed Medicare's
5-star rating system for nursing homes.
Jan. 1-3, 2016 | WHYY
"The Pulse"Brad Rosenfield, PhD
, assistant professor, psychology, discussed the "Healthy Monks" project that he founded
and runs with PCOM students and faculty.
About Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Founded in 1899, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has trained more than
15,000 highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists
who practice a “whole person” approach, treating people, not just symptoms. PCOM offers
the doctor of osteopathic medicine, doctor of pharmacy and doctor of psychology degrees
and graduate programs in mental health counseling, school psychology, physician assistant
studies, forensic medicine, organizational development and leadership, and biomedical
sciences. Our students learn the importance of health promotion, education and service
to the community and, through PCOM’s Healthcare Centers, provide care to the medically
underserved populations in inner city and rural locations.
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