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.
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, PhDprofessor 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.