In the News
January 2016

January 31, 2016

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

Jan. 28, 2016 | Philly Voice
Doctors 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 Press
Richard A. Pascucci, DO '75, vice dean for clinical education, was honored by PCOM during its Founders' Day ceremony on Jan. 22.
Jan. 21-22, 2016 |; Philadelphia Inquirer; Global Legal Post;
Philadelphia Legal Intelligencer (link not available)
David F. Simon, JD, will join PCOM as chief legal affairs officer on Feb. 8.
Jan. 21, 2016 |
Sarah 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.
Jan. 19, 2015 | KYW Newsradio, NBC10
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;
Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD, co-director, MS in Aging and Long-Term Care Administration, discussed how women can manage post-menopausal symptoms.
Jan. 15, 2015 | 6ABC
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 | "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,
Greg McDonald, DO '89, professor and chair, forensic medicine and pathology, discussed symptoms of and treatments for hypothermia.
Jan. 7, 2016 | Science News
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.
Jan. 3, 2016 |, Philadelphia Inquirer
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 thousands of highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care—treating people, not just symptoms. PCOM offers doctorate degrees in educational psychology, osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy and psychology, and graduate degrees in aging and long-term care administration, biomedical sciences, forensic medicine, mental health counseling, organizational development and leadership, physician assistant studies and school psychology. Our students learn the importance of health promotion, research, education and service to the community. Through its community-based Healthcare Centers, PCOM provides care to medically underserved populations in inner-city and rural locations. For more information, visit


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Renee Cree
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Office: 215-871-6304 | Cell: 267-449-1360 


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