In the News - May 2016May 31, 2016
Recent news articles featuring Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty,
students and events:
May 31, 2016 | Moorestown (NJ) PatchFarzaneh 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
May 31, 2016 | New ScientistBrian Balin, PhD
, professor and chair, bio-medical sciences, discussed how Alzheimer's can be linked
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 SunKerin Claeson, PhD
, assistant professor, anatomy, discussed her recent trip to Antarctica as part of
the Antarctic Peninsula Paleontology Project.
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.comIlene 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.
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
May 15, 2016 | The Philadelphia Inquirer; Philly.comIlene 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 | WHYYPCOM medical students joined students from other medical schools across Philadelphia
for a ceremony honoring those who donated their bodies to science.
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.comFrederick J. Goldstein, PhD
, professor of neuroscience, physiology and pharmacology, discusses the care needed
when prescribing opioids.
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" blogStacey Cahn, PhD
, associate professor, psychology; and Michael McGuinness, PhD
, professor, anatomy, discussed how chemicals may play a role in the rising rates