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PCOM in the News 
August 2020


August 31, 2020

View local, regional and national stories featuring PCOM faculty, staff and students for the month of August 2020.

August 27, 2020 | Intracell Research Group
Brian Balin, PhD, chair, bio-medical sciences, discusses how COVID-19 can inform research strategies and develop pathways forward to better understand the role of infectious pathogens in diseases like Alzheimers.


August 24, 2020 | 6ABC’s Alicia Vitarelli Instagram
Jessica Kendorski, PhD, chair, school psychology, discusses the transition back to school and how parents can support their children.


August 15-17, 2020 | KYW Newsradio; Radio.com; +35 Additional Outlets
Peter Bidey, DO ‘08, vice-chair, family medicine, discusses the upcoming flu season.


August 12, 2020 | The DO (AOA)
Andrea Weir (DO ‘21) discusses mindful eating and building a healthy relationship with food.


August 10-18, 2020 | The Cherry Hill Sun; The Cherry Hill Sun (online)
Julia Burns (DO ‘24) shares her experience at PCOM and plans for her future career in medicine.


August 7, 2020 | The Chronicle of Higher Education
Penelope Howard, CPA, MBA, has been named associate chief financial officer and controller of PCOM.


August 6, 2020 | Best Life Online
Peter Bidey, DO ‘08, vice-chair, family medicine, discusses small health changes that may indicate larger problems.


August 6, 2020 | US News & World Report
Jessica Kendorski, PhD, chair, school psychology, discusses emotional well-being of school-aged students as they prepare for back to school.


August 5, 2020 | Inside OME
PCOM establishes Commission on Racial Justice: Transforming Campus Culture.


August 2, 2020 | Philadelphia Inquirer
Terri Erbacher, PhD, clinical associate professor, school psychology, discusses three factors to consider as the new school year begins.

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  • About Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Founded in 1899, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) has trained thousands of highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care—treating people, not just symptoms. PCOM operates three campuses (PCOM, PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia) and offers doctoral degrees in clinical psychology, educational psychology, osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy and school psychology, and graduate degrees in applied behavior analysis, applied positive psychology, biomedical sciences, forensic medicine, medical laboratory science, mental health counseling, non profit leadership and population health management, organizational development and leadership, physician assistant studies, school psychology, and public health management and administration. PCOM students learn the importance of health promotion, research, education and service to the community. Through its community-based Healthcare Centers, PCOM provides care to medically underserved populations. For more information, visit pcom.edu or call 215-871-6100.

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    Daniel McCunney
    Associate Director, News and Media Relations
    Email: danielmc1@pcom.edu
    Office: 215-871-6304 | Cell: 267-449-1360

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