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.
 
March 31, 2016 | Philadelphia Inquirer, Philly.com
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 Inquirer; Philly.com
Carrie Collins, JD, chief advancement officer joined the editorial board of the Journal of Education Advancement & Marketing.
 
March 6, 2016 | Doylestown Intelligencer; Bucks County Courier Times
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.