In the News - January 2017

February 1, 2017

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

Jan. 24, 2017 | Reader's Digest (web)
Joanne Kakaty-Monzo, DO '97, professor and chair, obstetrics & gynecology, discussed ways to relieve PMS symptoms.

Jan. 24, 2017 | Switchboard
Carrie Collins, JD, chief advancement officer, discussed quantifying alumni engagement.
Jan. 21, 2017 |; Philadelphia Inquirer
Erik Polan, DO '07, instructor, family medicine, discussed why the stomach flu is so common in winter.
Jan. 21, 2017 | KYW Newsradio;
Dean Miller, managing director of PCOM's Primary Care Innovation Fund, discussed the fund's first investment, in AristaMD.
Jan. 12, 2017 | News Medical
Brian Balin, PhD, professor and chair, biomedical sciences, discussed his research on the link between pathogens and Alzheimer's.

Jan. 8, 2017 | Philadelphia Inquirer
Charmaine Chan, DO '05, assistant professor, family medicine, discussed the use of e-cigarettes among adolescents. 
Jan. 5, 2017 |
Terri Erbacher, PhD, clinical associate professor, psychology, discussed the signs that someone could be considering suicide.

Jan. 5, 2017 | "Healthy Kids" blog
Sarah Allen, PhD, assistant professor, psychology; and Jessica Kendorski, PhD, associate professor, psychology, revisited some of their favorite "Healthy Kids" columns from 2016.
Jan. 4, 2017 | Yahoo! Finance,, Philadelphia Business Journal (web), others
PCOM's Primary Care Innovation Fund has made its first investment, with AristaMD, a digital health company focused on improving the specialty referral process.