PCOM in the News June 30, 2020
View local, regional and national stories featuring PCOM faculty, staff and students
for the month of June 2020.
June 29, 2020 | Parade
Peter Bidey, DO ‘08, vice-chair, family medicine, shares possible cause of night sweats.
June 29, 2020 | Inside OME (AACOM)
Chantel Thompson (DO ‘22) and Omoshade Idowu (DO ‘22) were named to the Board of Directors
of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA).
June 24, 2020 | WALB
Lisa Corbin, LPC, NCC, director, counseling program and Ramona Palmerio-Roberts, PsyD,
clinical associate professor, psychology, discuss racial inequality in America with
faculty and students.
June 20, 2020 | City Ave
Lavinia Lafferty, recent executive assistant to the President and Board Secretary
at PCOM, speaks about her time at the College.
June 18, 2020 | Philadelphia Inquirer Instagram
Jessica Kendorski, PhD, chair, school psychology, discusses the impact of the pandemic
June 14, 2020 | The Chicago Tribune
Peter Bidey, DO ‘08, vice-chair and professor, family medicine, discusses how parents
can keep kids healthy throughout the pandemic.
June 11, 2020 | Science News for Students
Kerin Claeson, PhD, associate professor, anatomy, discusses the saber-toothed anchovy.
June 6, 2020 | HipHop 103.9
PCOM students line City Ave to show their support for White Coats for Black Lives
and the Black Lives Matter movement.
June 2, 2020 | PRNewswire; Physician Family; Malvern Daily Record
PCOM celebrates 129th Commencement with an online ceremony.
June 1, 2020 | 6ABC
More Than 500 Graduates Celebrate Commencement at PCOMTurning Loss into Purpose: One Student's Journey with Destigmatizing Mental HealthDr. Peter F. Bidey Appointed Dean of PCOM's Osteopathic Medical Program
Jessica Kendorski, PhD, chair, school psychology, shares tips for parents speaking
to their children about recent unrest.
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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