PCOM in the News April 30, 2019
View local, regional and national stories featuring PCOM faculty, students and events
for the month of April 2019.
April 24, 2019 | MSN Lifestyle
Farzaneh Daghigh, PhD, professor, biochemistry, discusses the effects of artificial sweetener on the body.
April 22, 2019 | Inside Higher Ed
PCOM names Daniel J. Hilferty, CEO of Independence Health Group, as the speaker for
the 2019 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine commencement ceremony.
April 19, 2019 | Philly.com
Mark Dixon (MS/ODL '20) shared his experience in "Recovery Idol," a Philadelphia-based singing competition
for people in addiction recovery.
April 18, 2019 | Cape Gazette
Joanne Kakaty-Monzo, DO '97, academic chair and clinical associate professor, obstetrics and gynecology, discussed
peri- and postmenopausal challenges at the First State Health & Wellness Integrative
Health Center in Wilmington, Delaware.
April 17, 2019 | The DO (AOA Publication)
PCOM was featured in the American Osteopathic Association's recap of student activities
for National Osteopathic Medicine Week.
April 16-18, 2019 | EurekAlert!; News-Medical; Healthcare Innovation
PCOM has been approved for $5.5 million by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
Institute (PCORI) to support research on psychosocial treatments for opioid use disorders.
April 15, 2019 | The DO (AOA Publication)
Katherine Galluzzi, DO, professor and chair, geriatrics, was named an "osteopathic researcher to know" by
the American Osteopathic Association during National Osteopathic Medicine Week. Dr.
Galluzzi was spotlighted for her research on reducing the risk of gun violence in
people suffering from dementia.
April 12, 2019 | WHYY; The Philadelphia Tribune
Percy Takyi (DO '23) discussed overcoming setbacks from his first year in medical school.
April 4, 2019 | Oxygen (Online)
Gregory McDonald, DO '89, dean, PCOM School of Health Sciences, discussed the 2011 death of a Philadelphia
April 4, 2019 | WITF
Terri Erbacher, PhD, clinical associate professor, school psychology, discussed suicide and suicide prevention
in the wake of traumatic events.
Spring 2019 | Philadelphia Medicine Magazine
Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD, clinical associate professor, psychology, discussed elderly firearm owners with