In the News - March 2016


March 31, 2016

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

March 31, 2016 | Philly.com "Healthy Kids" blog
Peter Bidey, DO '08, instructor, family medicine, discussed ADHD diagnoses in children.
 
PCOM has signed a pledge with 60 other medical schools to include in its curriculum instruction on prescribing opioids.
 
March 24, 2016 | Fox29 Good Day Philadelphia, Philly.com "Healthy Kids" blog
Sarah Allen, PhD, assistant professor, psychology, foods that help, hinder and maintain brain function.
 
March 21, 2016 | Reglam (United Kingdom)
Stacey Cahn, PhD, associate professor, clinical psychology, discussed the stigma associated with obesity.
 
March 20, 2016 | The Philadelphia InquirerPhilly.com
Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD, clinical associate professor, psychology, and co-director, MS program in Aging and Long-Term Care Administration, discussed bedsores and how to prevent them.​
 
March 16, 2016 | The Sullivan Review
Benjamin Whitfield (DO '16) discussed his experiences at the Sullivan County Healthcare Center in Laporte, Pennsylvania.
 
March 23, 2016 | U.S. News & World Report
Erik Langenau, DO, MS, chief academic technology officer, and Phil Koehler (DO '16) discussed blended learning options in medical education and training.
 
March 21, 2016 | Scientific American
Brian Balin, PhD, professor and chair, biomedical sciences, discussed infection and its role in triggering Alzheimer's disease.
 
March 14, 2016 | The Academic Minute; Inside Higher Ed
Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD, clinical associate professor, psychology, and co-director, MS program in Aging and Long-Term Care Administration, discussed rising HIV rates among the elderly.
 
March 9, 2016 | City Suburban News
PCOM celebrated it's annual "I am the Dream" awards ceremony and dinner on Feb. 26.
 
March 7, 2016 | McKnight's
Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD, clinical associate professor, psychology and co-director, MS program in Aging and Long Term Care Administration, discussed what's missing in the Medicare 5-Star Rating System.

March 6, 2016 | Philadelphia InquirerPhilly.com
Carrie Collins, JD, chief advancement officer joined the editorial board of the Journal of Education Advancement & Marketing.
 
Alumna Christine McGinn, DO '95, and Sherman Leis, DO '67, professor and chair, plastic and reconstructive surgery, discussed treating the transgender community in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
 
March 4, 2016 | The DO magazine
Michael Becker, DO '87, MBA, professor and vice chair, family medicine; and Peter Bidey, DO '08, instructor, family medicine, discuss the effectiveness of the stethoscope.
 
March 3, 2016 | The DO magazine
PCOM celebrated its annual "I Am the Dream" event on Feb. 26.

March 2, 2015 | Philly.com "Healthy Kids" blog
Peter Bidey, DO '08, instructor, family medicine, discussed the effectiveness of hand sanitizer. 
 
March 2, 2016 | KYW NewsradioCBSPhilly.com
Stacey Cahn, PhD, associate professor, clinical psychology, discussed the dangers of anorexia.
 
March 1, 2016 | US Pharmacist
Sonia Thomas, PharmD, assistant professor, pharmacy practice, Leonard Knight (PharmD '16) and Arlene Balian (PharmD ' 16) discussed fibromyalgia pain.