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PCOM in the News
June 2020

June 30, 2020

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

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 on children.

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
Jessica Kendorski, PhD, chair, school psychology, shares tips for parents speaking to their children about recent unrest.

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