In the News
May 2017

May 30, 2017

Click on the links below to view recent news articles featuring Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty, students and events:

May 31, 2017 | The Academic Minute, Inside Higher Ed
David Festinger, PhD, professor, psychology, discussed ways that certain medication can help with addiction to opioids.

May 26, 2017 | The Academic Minute, Inside Higher Ed
Terri Erbacher, PhD, clinical associate professor, psychology, discussed how schools can help prevent suicide in children and adolescents.

May 23, 2017 | City Suburban News
Family Medicine at PCOM will undergo upgrades to its services for disabled patients, thanks to a grant from the Reeve Foundation.

May 24, 2017 | Live Science
Erik Polan, DO '07, instructor, internal medicine, discussed signs and symptoms of heat stroke.

May 23, 2017 |  6abc and MyPHL17
Elizabeth Gosch, PhD, professor, psychology, discussed the recent bombing in Manchester, England, and its effects on children.

May 14-23, 2017 | Women in Academia; Philadelphia Business Journal;; Philadelphia Tribune; Delaware County Times
Marcine Pickron-Davis, PhD, joins PCOM as chief diversity and community relations officer.

May 14, 2017 | Philadelphia Inquirer
Farzaneh Daghigh, PhD, professor, biochemistry, discussed how plant extracts may be helpful for seasonal allergy relief.

May 11, 2017 | MedPage Today
Katherine Galluzzi, DO, professor and chair, geriatrics, spoke at a workshop at the Food and Drug Administration on educating providers about treating pain.

May 8, 2017 |
Sarah Allen, PhD, assistant professor, psychology, discussed "fidget spinners."

May 7, 2017 | Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News,
Margaret Vido (DO '19) finished fourth in women's in Philadelphia's annual Broad Street Run.

May 4, 2017 |
Peter Bidey, DO '08, MEd, assistant professor, family medicine, discusses the use of herbal remedies for children with stomach issues.

May 5, 2017 | Philadelphia Sunday Sun
Marcine Pickron-Davis, PhD, has been named PCOM's new chief diversity and community relations officer.

May 3, 2017 | 6ABC
Elizabeth Gosch, Ph.D., professor, psychology, discussed the new Netflix show, "13 Reasons Why."

May 3, 2017 | KYW Newsradio
Denah Appelt, Ph.D., professor, neuroscience, physiology and pharmacology, and Zein Al-Atrache (DO/Ph.D. '19), discussed their Alzheimer's research at PCOM's annual Research Day.

May 3, 2017 | Philadelphia Daily NewsFox29
Brittany Williams (DO '17) discussed how she will use her love of fitness to inform how she cares for her patients.