PCOM in the News
September 2017


September 30, 2017

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

September 21, 2017 AACOM Inside OME
PCOM honored the lives of those lost on Sept. 11.

September 21, 2017 | Metro Philadelphia
Gregory McDonald, DO '89, professor and chair, forensic medicine, discussed signs of drowning.

September 20, 2017 | The DO
Kathleen Ackert (DO '20) discussed TISSUE, the program she helped found with other second-year DO students to help incoming first-years acclimate to medical school.

September 15, 2017 | Philly.com
Peter Bidey, DO '08, MEd, assistant professor, family medicine, discusses new recommendations for flu vaccines and antivirals in children.

September 15, 2017 | Philadelphia Business Journal, PBJ.com
Kathleen Ackert (DO '20) was honored as a "Most Promising Medical Student." Also honored were Urology Residency Director Laurence H. Belkoff, DO and alumnus James F. Baird, IV, DO '09.

September 12, 2017 | Los Angeles Sentinel
Brian Balin, PhD, professor and chair, bio-medical sciences, discussed research linking infection to Alzheimer's disease.

September 10, 2017 | Philadelphia Inquirer; Philly.com
Michelle Lent, PhD, associate professor, psychology, discussed considerations for potential bariatric surgery patients. 

September 8, 2017 | 6ABC, 6abc.com
Sarah Allen, PhD, assistant professor, psychology, discussed how parents can help develop emotional skills in their children.

September 5, 2017 | Philly.com
Jessica Kendorski, PhD, associate professor, psychology, discussed ways to limit screen time.

September 8, 2017 | Chronicle of Higher Education

Christina Mazzella and Margaret McKeon were named chief human resources officer and chief compliance officer, respectively, at PCOM.

September 4, 2017 | KYW Newsradio; CBSPhilly.com
Kathleen Ackert (DO '20) discussed a new program she helped launch for first-year medical students.

September 1, 2017 | The Scientist
Research conducted by Brian Balin, PhD, professor and chair, bio-medical sciences, on the link between microbes and Alzheimer's, was discussed.