PCOM in the News
October 2017


October 31, 2017

Click the links below to view October 2017 news articles featuring Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty, students and events:

October 24, 2017 | Philly.com, 6ABC, MyPHL17
Sarah Allen, PhD, assistant professor, psychology, discussed the benefits of being scared at Halloween. (Philly.com article was co-authored by Kevin Charan (MS/Biomed '20).)

October 18-24, 2017 | City Suburban NewsWURD
PCOM will host a lecture on transgender health with Anne Koch, DMD, who transitioned from male to female at age 63. 

October 14, 2017 | Philadelphia Inquirer; Philly.com
Farzaneh Daghigh, PhD, professor, biochemistry, discussed transitioning into vegetarianism.

October 16, 2017 | City Ave District
Jessica Kendorski, PhD
associate professor, psychology, is profiled in the feature "Faces of City Ave."

October 16, 2017 | McGill Daily
Brian Balin, PhD, professor and chair, biomedical sciences, discussed research linking infection to Alzheimer's Disease. 

October 15, 2017 | CBS3 
PCOM joins buildings across Philadelphia for the annual citywide "Lights for the Cure" campaign during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

October 13, 2017 | NPR (Civics 101)
Jessica Kendorski, PhD, associate professor, psychology, discussed the roles and responsibilities of the US Secretary of Education. (Episode 65.)

October 5, 2017 | The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pennsylvania)
Elisa Giusto (DO '18) was the recipient of the Robert and Arlene Oyler Award, given through the Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.

October 2, 2017 | 6ABC; 6ABC.com
Jessica Kendorski, PhD, associate professor, psychology, discussed ways to help children cope in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shootings.

October 2, 2017 | NBC10
Sarah Allen, PhD, assistant professor, psychology, discussed ways to balance children's physical and mental health for Child's Health Day.

October 1, 2017 | 95.7 Ben FM "Her Story"
Terri Erbacher, PhD, clinical associate professor, psychology, discussed suicide prevention. (Interview begins at 20:30.)