In the News - May 2016


May 31, 2016

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

May 31, 2016 | Moorestown (NJ) Patch
Farzaneh Daghigh, PhD, professor, biochemistry, has collaborated for the past three years with a Moorestown High School science teacher on a special program for that school's anatomy and physiology students.
 
May 31, 2016 | New Scientist
Brian Balin, PhD, professor and chair, bio-medical sciences, discussed how Alzheimer's can be linked to infection.
 
May 25, 2016 | Technically Philly
PCOM has established the Primary Care Innovation Fund, to stimulate growth and innovation in the primary care fields of healthcare. 
 
May 25, 2016 | The Antarctic Sun
Kerin Claeson, PhD, assistant professor, anatomy, discussed her recent trip to Antarctica as part of the Antarctic Peninsula Paleontology Project.
 
May 25, 2016 | CBS3, KYW Newsradio, CBSPhilly.com, Becker's Hospital Review
Jeffrey Gazzara (DO '16), will graduate from PCOM and realize his dream of becoming a doctor, despite being diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa.

May 22, 2016 | Philadelphia Inquirer, Philly.com
Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD, co-director of the MS program in Aging and Long Term Care Administration, discussed the use of psychotropic medications in the elderly.
 
May 22, 2016 | CBS3, 6ABC, Fox29
PCOM recently held a training exercise with the Philadelphia Police Department and the Philadelphia Fire Department based on an active shooter scenario.
May 20-21, 2016 | Philadelphia Business Journal, Philly.com, Philadelphia Inquirer, 
American Entrepreneurship Today
PCOM announced the launch of its Primary Care Innovation Fund, designed to foster growth and innovation in health care, with a focus on primary care.
 
May 15, 2016 | The Philadelphia Inquirer
Stacey Cahn, PhD, associate professor, psychology; and Michael McGuinness, PhD, professor, anatomy, discussed how chemicals may play a role in the rising rates of obesity.
 
May 15, 2016 | The Philadelphia Inquirer; Philly.com
Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD, co-director of the MS program in Aging and Long Term Care Administration, discussed how to pick the right nursing home.

May 12, 2016 | WHYY
PCOM medical students joined students from other medical schools across Philadelphia for a ceremony honoring those who donated their bodies to science.

May 11, 2016 | 6ABC
PCOM held its annual Research Day on May 11.​

May 4, 2016 | City Suburban News
PCOM recently held its first Transgender Medicine Symposium.
 
May 8, 2016 | The Philadelphia Inquirer; Philly.com
Frederick J. Goldstein, PhD, professor of neuroscience, physiology and pharmacology, discusses the care needed when prescribing opioids.
 
May 5, 2016 | 6ABC
Several administrators from PCOM, including Jay S. Feldstein, DO '81, president and CEO; Robert Cuzzolino, EdD, vice president, graduate programs and planning; and Carrie Collins, JD, chief advancement officer; attended a luncheon at St. Joe's University to celebrate the launch of a fully online, EMBA program for DO alumni, developed with SJU.
May 5, 2016 | Philly.com "Goal Getter" blog
Stacey Cahn, PhD, associate professor, psychology; and Michael McGuinness, PhD, professor, anatomy, discussed how chemicals may play a role in the rising rates of obesity.