PCOM in the News February 28, 2019
View local, regional and national stories featuring Philadelphia College of Osteopathic
Medicine faculty, students and events for the month of February 2019.
February 28, 2019 | Phillymag.com
Zoe Beausoleil (MS/Biomed '20) shares her day-to-day life as a graduate student and fitness coach.
February 27, 2019 | Reader's Digest (online)
Erik G. Polan, DO '07, assistant professor, internal medicine, discusses the symptoms of hyperthyroidism.
February 22-24, 2019 | Philadelphia Inquirer; Philly.com
Erik G. Polan, DO '07, assistant professor, internal medicine, discusses "silent" heart attacks and how
to prevent them.
February 19-24, 2019 | Delco Times; Philadelphia Business Journal, Philadelphia Inquirer
PCOM names Richard T. "Rick" Smith, MBA, as chief information officer.
February 21, 2019 | AACOM "Inside OME"
Marcine Pickron-Davis, PhD, chief diversity and community relations officer, was recently named co-chair of
the AACOM Council on Diversity and Equity.
February 22, 2019 | 6ABC.com; 6ABC (TV)
Michelle R. Lent, PhD, associate professor, clinical psychology, introduces PCOM's new weight-management
program offered through the Center for Brief Therapy.
February 14, 2019 | Philly.com
Jessica Kendorski, PhD, associate professor and chair, school psychology, provides a guide for parents to
teach their children the importance of love that isn't romantic.
February 14, 2019 | Philly.com; The Morning Call
Scott Glassman, PsyD '13, clinical assistant professor and associate director, mental health counseling, discusses
the many ways to show love on Valentine's Day.
February 16, 2019 | Yahoo!; Bri + Co.; Daily Magazine
Brian Balin, PhD, chair, bio-medical sciences, comments on a new study linking oral hygiene and Alzheimer's.
February 7, 2019 | AACOM “Inside OME”
PCOM celebrates its 120th birthday.
February 12, 2019 | The Philadelphia Tribune
A. Scott McNeal, DO '88, PCOM Board of Trustees member, was named president and CEO of Delaware Valley Community
February 13, 2019 | Philly.com
Kathleen Ackert (DO '20) shares her personal handwriting journey since entering medical school.
February 4, 2019 | Newswise
Matt DiMeglio (DO/MBA ’20); John Dubensky (DO ’19); Siddardth Umapathy (DO ’19) and Samuel Shadt ('19) have partnered with St. Joseph's University undergraduates and medical residents
from Mercy Catholic Medical Center to publish a model proposing comprehensive user
engagement sites (CUES) in Philadelphia.
February 6, 2019 | Inside Higher Education; Academic Minute
Jessica Kendorski, PhD, chair, school psychology, discusses mindfulness in schools.