PCOM in the News
May 2018


May 31, 2018

View May 2018 news articles featuring Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty, students and events.

May 31, 2018 | Philly.com
Katherine Galluzzi, DO, professor and chair, geriatrics, discussed the need for elderly adults to find meaning as they live longer in retirement.

May 24, 2018 | 6abc (TV); 6abc.com
PCOM recently launched an elective, Culinary Medicine, to teach medical students about healthy cooking and nutrition.

May 24, 2018 | Med City News
PCOM's Primary Care Innovation Fund was an investor in SafKan Health, a startup that has developed a device to promote ear health.

May 23, 2018 | Philly.com
Terri Erbacher, PhD, clinical associate professor, psychology, discusses the recent trend of parents broadcasting their children's punishments online.

May 19, 2018 | Internal Medicine News
Katherine Galluzzi, DO, professor and chair, geriatrics, discussed the need for a multifaceted approach to pain management.

May 16, 2018 | Philly.com
Peter Bidey, DO '08, MEd, assistant professor, family medicine, discussed ways to prevent tick and mosquito-related illnesses.

May 14, 2018 | Philly.com6ABCNBC10WHY YPhiladelphia Business Journal; Philly VoiceForbesCentral Penn Business JournalWITFABC27PA HomepagePittsburgh Tribune-Review; several more
PCOM is one of eight medical schools in Pennsylvania to receive a permit from the state Department of Health to conduct research as part of the state’s medical marijuana program.

May 10-14, 2018 | Philadelphia Business Journal; Philly.com; Technical ly Philly; Philly Biz List; Apex Partners; PE Hub; The Middle Market; ACQ5; Daily Herald; Alta Assets; Venture Canvas; several more
PCOM, along with NewSpring, has made an investment in vybe urgent care, which provides health services at locations across Philadelphia.

May 10, 2018 | Philly.com
Terri Erbacher, PhD, clinical associate professor, psychology, discussed how to talk to children about the new season of "13 Reasons Why."

May 8, 2018 | Broad Street Review
Brooke Saffren (DO '20) shared a personal narrative during the first-ever citywide Medical Story Slam, sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.

May 4, 2018 | Philly.com
Sarah Allen, PhD, assistant professor, psychology, discussed the pros and cons of children using devices such as the Amazon Echo.

May 1, 2018 | Bariatric Times
Michelle Lent, PhD, associate professor, psychology, discussed the composition and compensation of health teams that care for metabolic and bariatric surgery patients.