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Faculty in the News

May 2017

May 15: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor of medicine, authored a piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer about the illness that led to George Washington’s death.

May 13: Arundathi Jayatilleke, MD, an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, was quoted in a MedPage Today story about how abnormal knee sounds may be an easy way to screen for heightened osteoarthritis risk.

May 12: Garth Ehrlich, PhD, a professor in the Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, was quoted in a Bucks County Courier Times story about the difficulty in diagnosing and treating Lyme disease. 

May 12: Tim Beck, an MD/PhD candidate, authored a post for the in-Training blog about the genome editing technology CRISPR-Cas9.

May 10: Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was interviewed about Vision 2020 and 50/50 Day, a global day of action and conversations around gender equality, during a WHYY/Newsworks segment.

May 6: A May 11, 2016, Philly Voice column featuring Joanne Getsy, MD, director of the Drexel Sleep Center, was mentioned in a May 6 Today.com parenting blog about getting kids to fall asleep.

May 5: Robert Thayer Sataloff, MD, professor and chair of otolaryngology, was mentioned in a post on UltimateGuitar.com about whether vocal surgery can help singers.

May 3: Hans Kersten, MD, a professor of pediatrics, was featured in a Berks-Mont News story about a talk he gave at Honey Brook Food Pantry’s fundraiser dinner on food insecurity.

May: Nicole Mann, second-year medical student, was quoted in the May issue of Cosmopolitan magazine in a story about barriers to contraception.

April 2017

April 30: Daniel Schidlow, MD, Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean, was mentioned as an honoree of the Voice Foundation’s 46th Annual Symposium in a Broadway World story.

April 28: The College of Medicine was mentioned in a NJ.com story about its former relationship with St. Peter’s University Hospital, which ended in 2014.

April 24: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor in the Department of Medicine, authored a piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer about Theodore Roosevelt and his chronic osteomyelitis diagnosis following a post-presidency trip to Brazil.

April 19: Sneha Patel, MD, internal medicine resident, Monica Mohile, MD, rheumatology fellow, and Arundathi Jayatilleke, MD, assistant professor of medicine and Rheumatology Fellowship program director, published an article in The Rheumatologist about the effects of anchoring bias on diagnosing a patient. Dr. Jayatilleke was also published in The Rheumatologist on interactions between the pharmaceutical industry and fellows in training.

April 19: Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was interviewed on a WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about the Woman One program, which awards scholarships to exceptional medical students.

April 13: Michael J. Stephen, MD, an associate professor of medicine and director of the Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship, authored an opinion piece for Philly Voice about former Phillies manager Dallas Green, who recently died at Hahnemann University Hospital.

April 11: The College of Medicine was mentioned in a Huffington Post story about a New York college student who was accepted to 11 medical schools, including Drexel.

April 10: G. Peter Gliebus, MD, interim chair of neurology and director of the Cognitive Disorders Center at Drexel Neurosciences Institute, authored an April 10 opinion piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer about how finding a cure for Alzheimer’s will require the public’s participation in clinical trials.

April 9: The College of Medicine was featured in the Philadelphia Sun for commemorating the contributions of the late Dr. Maurice C. Clifford during a portrait dedication ceremony this month.

April 5: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD,vice chair in the Division of Pain Medicine & Regional Anesthesiology and associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, co-authored an opinion piece for The Hill about how changes to health care policy can help to combat the opioid epidemic.

April 5: Neilanjan Nandi, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and associate director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship program, was quoted in an Everyday Health slideshow about how patients with ulcerative colitis can manage their fatigue.

April 4: Arundathi Jayatilleke, MD, assistant professor of medicine and director, Rheumatology Fellowship program, was interviewed in a Medpage Today article about the dose of allopurinol that can be used to safely lower serum urate (SU) in gout patients.

April 3: Sanaz Attaripour, MD, neurology resident in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a STAT story about how some hospitals are rushing to fast-track visa applications for foreign medical residents.

April 3: Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership, was quoted in a Ravishly story about what it means to be a modern-day feminist.

April 2: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, professor of medicine, authored a piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer about Ulysses S. Grant's throat cancer, which nearly kept the heavy smoker from finishing his memoirs.

April: Zachari Breeding, MS, RDN, LDN, a dietician in the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center, was quoted in the April issue of Today’s Dietician magazine in a story about how nutrition can boost quality of life for cystic fibrosis patients.

April: Stephanie Schleidt, director of graduate admissions and recruitment in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies, was featured in a Q&A piece on the Society for Neuroscience's Neuronline website about 2016 Discovery Day.

March 2017

March 29: Joshua Chang Mell, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, was quoted in a Cystic Fibrosis News Today story about a recent study he published, which profiled the genes of bacteria commonly found in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients.

March 26: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, professor in the Department of Medicine, authored a piece for thePhiladelphia Inquirer about Ronald Reagan's colon cancer diagnosis during his second term as president.

March 24: President John A. Fry and Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, were mentioned in a Philly Voice story about an upcoming professional networking event at the Union League, where they both will be speaking.

March 23: Michael J. Stephen, MD, associate professor of medicine and director of the Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship, authored an opinion piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer about how his patient with cystic fibrosis could lose stable and adequate health insurance coverage if the proposed American Health Care Act becomes law.

March 20: The College of Medicine was mentioned in a WHYY-Newsworks/Kaiser Health News story about how the White House travel ban is affecting local medical students. The story featured Amin Rabiei, a doctor from Iran, who matched with Drexel for his residency on Friday.

March 17: Amy Fuchs, MD, senior associate dean for student affairs, and Rachel Snyder, a fourth-year medical student, were interviewed for a KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story about Match Day, when medical student find out their residency assignments.

March 15: The College of Medicine was mentioned in a Philadelphia magazine story about the sale of The Wissahickon, a landmark apartment building in Germantown, which the buyer hopes will attract medical students after it is renovated.

March 14: The College of Medicine was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about the U.S. News and World Report annual rankings of the nation's best medical schools.

March 13: Robert Comis, MD, professor of medicine, was quoted in an NPR story about how chemotherapy remains a mainstay of cancer treatment, even as new treatments are emerging.

March 9: Paul Gittens, MD, clinical associate professor in the College of Medicine and founder of the Philadelphia Center for Sexual Medicine, was mentioned in stories in the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Tribune about Kenny and Faatimah Gamble's 20th Annual Wellness Breakfast for Men. Gittens was one of the speakers at the event.

March 9: Drexel's Sex and Gender Research Forum, sponsored by the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership, was featured in a Philadelphia Gay News story.

March 8, 2017: Drexel's Sex and Gender Research Forum, sponsored by the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership, was featured in a WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment.

March 3: Lynn Yeakel, director of the College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was interviewed on the WGCU-FM radio show “Gulf Coast Live” about Vision 2020 and how the initiative is seeking to turn out all eligible women voters in the next four years.

March: Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an associate professor in the Department of Medicine, was quoted in two Everyday Health stories about what to eat during an ulcerative colitis flare and the connection between Crohn's disease and arthritis.

February 2017

February 26: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, authored a Philadelphia Inquirer piece about Eleanor Roosevelt's battle with tuberculosis, as part of a series he is writing about presidential medical mysteries.

February 21: Amanda Moon, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Dermatology and chief of the Division of Pediatric Dermatology, was quoted in an Everyday Health story about how Crohn's disease can cause skin problems.

February 20: Thomas Trojian, MD, professor in the Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, chief of the Division of Sports Medicine and director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship program, authored a Philly.com blog post about how 10,000 steps per day can lower heart disease risk and aid weight loss.

February 15: Neilanjan Nandi, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and associate director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship program, was quoted in an Everyday Health story about how to sleep better if you have ulcerative colitis.

February 14: Owen Montgomery, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about a new study that shows doctors may be prescribing too many opioid painkillers to new mothers. Montgomery is one of the authors of new Pennsylvania guidelines that offer recommendations for opioids in obstetric care.

February 13: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, professor in the Department of Medicine, authored a piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer, as part of a presidential medical mystery series, about Chinese Communist Party leader Chairman Mao Tse-Tung's battle with ALS.

February 13: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about new guidelines from the American College of Physicians, which say that opioids should only be prescribed as a last resort for chronic back pain.

February 11: The College of Medicine's 24th annual Pediatric AIDS Benefit was featured in news segments on WPVI-TV (6-abc), KYW-TV (CBS-3) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29).

February 3: Michael J. Stephen, MD, associate professor of medicine and director of the Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship, authored an opinion piece for Stat News about the importance of keeping protections for the most vulnerable patients when rethinking the Affordable Care Act.

February 3: The College of Medicine was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Philadelphia Coalition for a Cure (PC4C) — a collaboration between seven Philadelphia institutions, including Drexel, that will use precision medicine technology to further brain tumor research.

February 3: The College of Medicine was mentioned in stories in the Philadelphia Business Journal and Philly Voice about the Philadelphia Coalition for a Cure (PC4C) — a new project of seven institutions, including Drexel, focused on identifying individualized treatment options for patients with brain tumors.

February 2: Sanaz Attaripour, MD, a neurology resident, was quoted in a STAT News story about how President Donald Trump’s new immigration policy may affect her medical career in the United States.

February 1: Michael J. Stephen, MD, associate professor of medicine and director of the Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship, authored an op-ed for the Philadelphia Inquirer about how medical professionals must look out for one another during an era of political uncertainty.

January 2017

January 31, 2017: The College of Medicine was mentioned in a New York Times story about how colleges are looking to recruit more students from rural locales, which often have higher poverty rates and lower education levels than those labeled as "urban." The story notes that Drexel's College of Medicine includes rural students among those served through its diversity office.

January 19: A 2013 study from researchers in the College of Medicine, which studied NBA players who had suffered ruptured Achilles, was mentioned in a USA Today story about Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay who was diagnosed with an injury at his last game.

January 18: Michael S. Weingarten, MD, a professor in the Department of Surgery and medical director of the Comprehensive Wound Healing Program, was interviewed in a WTXF-TV (FOX-29) segment about an ultrasound device they are developing to speed the process of healing chronic wounds. The project is also led by researchers in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems.

January 18: Daniel Taylor, DO, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, was interviewed on WURD Radio (900-AM) about an op-ed he wrote for the Philadelphia Inquirer on economic and health disparities in Philadelphia.

January 16: Daniel Taylor, DO, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, authored a column for Philly.com about how economic inequality is resulting in health care disparities for children.

January 16: Allan Schwartz, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, authored a "Medical Mystery" column for Philly.com about the death of Joseph Stalin.

January 13: Sarah Long, MD, professor of pediatrics, was quoted in a Seeker.com story about the effects of President-elect Donald Trump's appointment of Robert Kennedy Jr. to chair a commission to examine the effectiveness of immunizations.

January 12: A Live Science story about the link between alcohol and overeating that quoted Jessica Barson, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, was picked up by the Huffington Post.

January 10: Kristene Whitmore, MD, professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Sarah M. Whitman, MD, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, were quoted in a Philly.com story about ways people can improve their health in their 40s.

January 8: Leslie Everts, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine and medical director of the Drexel Student Health Center, was interviewed for a Q&A in the Philadelphia Inquirer about how to stay healthy this winter.

January 5: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, associate professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, and vice chair of the Division of Pain Medicine & Regional Anesthesiology, authored a piece for The Hill about the Affordable Care Act provisions that are under discussion and which parts of the law may soon change.

January 5: Mark Abdelmalek, MD, associate professor and interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, was featured in a segment on ABC's "Good Morning America" about the dangers of at-home chemical peels.

January 1: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, authored a piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer, as part of his presidential medical mystery series, about William Howard Taft, who likely suffered from obstructive sleep apnea due to his obesity.

December 2016

December 15: Sandra Wolf, MD, associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and director of the Women's Care Center at Drexel, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about a federally funded project based at the center, which is aiding survivors of female genital cutting.

December 15: Neilanjan Nandi, MD, associate professor in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, was quoted in a story from Raycom News Network about pills for treating inflammatory bowel diseases. The story was syndicated on multiple broadcast news station websites. Nandi was also quoted in a Brit+Co story about which foods can cause acid reflux.

December 15: A program within the College of Medicine, which sends medical students to mentor female high school students at the North Light Community Center, was featured in a Roxborough Patch story.

December 12: Martin Bergman, MD, affiliated faculty member in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an Everyday Health post about how to live with psoriatic arthritis.

December 11: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, authored a piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer, as part of his presidential medical mystery series, about President Warren Harding, whose early death may have been caused by laxatives and a weakened heart

December 9: Advice from Neilanjan Nandi, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and associate director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship program, was included in an MSN.com "Health & Fitness" post about how to avoid getting sick during the holidays.

December 7: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, associate professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, and vice chair of the Division of Pain Medicine & Regional Anesthesiology, co-authored an opinion piece for STAT about an herbal supplement called Kratom, which the Drug Enforcement Administration is contemplating banning.

December 4: Daniel R. Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, authored a "Medical Mystery" post for the Philadelphia Inquirer about why his daughter's hands turned blue at school.

December 1: Owen Montgomery, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, was quoted in a Frontline Medical News story about how health providers must be educated about distinguishing between normal menopausal symptoms and clinical depression.

December 1: Michael Lane, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, was interviewed on ABC Radio (Australia) about neuroplasticity research his lab is conducting to find new treatments for spinal cord injury patients.

December 1: The College of Medicine was mentioned in a Philly Voice story about an ultrasound device developed at Drexel, which heals chronic wounds. The story notes that the project is a collaboration between the School of Biomedical Engineering, the College of Medicine and the College of Nursing and Health Professions. The project was also featured in a Medical Design Technology post.

November 2016

November 22: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, associate professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, and vice chair of the Division of Pain Medicine & Regional Anesthesiology, was quoted in a Yahoo! Beauty story about Lady Gaga sharing her experiences with chronic pain.

November 20: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, authored a piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer, as part of his presidential medical mystery series, about President Lyndon B. Johnson and the severe chest pains he suffered.

November 14: Kenneth D. Rothstein, MD, associate professor in the Department of Medicine and chief of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, was interviewed on KOMO-AM Radio (Seattle) and several other radio stations about hepatitis C.

November 14: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, associate professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, and vice chair of the Division of Pain Medicine & Regional Anesthesiology, authored a post for The Hill about what could happen if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

November 10: Tiffany Pompa, MD, hematology/oncology fellow, was featured in an article in Oncology Times on the importance of communication and listening to patients regarding their cancer diagnosis.

November 7: Marcel D. Waldinger, MD, an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, was quoted in a Men's Journal story about post-orgasmic illness syndrome.

November 6: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor in the Department of Medicine, authored a piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer, as part of his presidential medical mysteries series, about Abraham Lincoln's long battle with depression.

October 2016

October 31: Anne Crowley, the new Vision 2020 project director in the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership, was mentioned in The Philadelphia Inquirer's "People on the Move" section.

October 28: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, vice chair of the Division of Pain Medicine & Regional Anesthesiology and associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, was quoted in a Times-Picayune story about how a doctor in New Orleans is fighting against the opioid epidemic.

October 27: Kristene Whitmore, MD, professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, was quoted in an ESPN.com story about a former national team gymnast who alleges abuse by the long-time team doctor. The story also appeared on ABC News.

October 24: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, professor in the Department of Medicine, wrote a piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer about President Grover Cleveland, who secretly received surgery during his presidency to remove a cancerous tumor, which is now on display at the College of Physicians' Mutter Museum.

October 21: Neilanjan Nandi, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and associate director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship program, was quoted in a New York Times story about the health dangers associated with letting your dog lick your face. The story was covered by New York magazine, NBC's "Today" show, KTSA Radio (San Antonio, Texas), Slate France and People.com.

October 14: Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership, was interviewed on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) about Main Line Today's "Women on the Move" event, where she will give a keynote speech.

October 8: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, professor of medicine, authored a piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer about President Dwight Eisenhower's recurrent abdominal issues and whether he may have suffered from Crohn's disease.

October 8: The Drexel College of Medicine Legacy Center was mentioned in a FierceHealthcare story about black female physicians who face discrimination.

September 2016

September 28: The Drexel Medicine Fall Health Fair was previewed in a WCAU-TV (NBC-10) news segment.

September 26: Hans Kersten, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, was featured by Philadelphia magazine in September as a 2016 Philly Health Hero Challenge semifinalist.

September 22: Owen Montgomery, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Drexel colleagues were featured in an Electronics360 post about their work to develop a smart fabric belly band for prenatal monitoring.

September 22: A research study about nonwhite transplant patients and skin cancer, conducted by Christina Lee Chung, MD, associate professor in the Department of Dermatology, was featured in a Health Day story that was picked up by multiple media outlets, including The Philadelphia Inquirer, U.S. News & World Report and WebMD. The research was also highlighted in an MD Magazine story. This study was also featured in multiple broadcast news segments on September 23, including WTHR-TV (Indianapolis, Ind.), WWLP-TV (Springfield, Mass.) and KPNX-TV (Phoenix, Ariz.), as well as in the Philadelphia Inquirer again on September 26.

September 19: Owen Montgomery, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Drexel colleagues were featured in an episode of the National Science Foundation’s Science Nation series about their work to develop a smart fabric belly band for prenatal monitoring.

September 19: The College of Medicine’s expanded academic affiliation with Crozer-Chester Medical Center, which will serve as a regional medical campus for Drexel beginning in 2017, was highlighted in Philadelphia Business Journal and Philadelphia Inquirer stories. The Inquirer story was picked up by the Associated Press and covered in multiple newspapers. WHYY-FM also reported the story.

September 12: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, was featured on the Fox News Insider blog about her appearance on "The Sean Hannity Show," in which she discussed Hillary Clinton’s health. Gupta was also interviewed about Clinton on a WTXF-TV (FOX-29) news segment.

September 9: Edward Siegel, MD, MBA, clinical instructor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and alumnus (MD 2012), was mentioned in a Philly Voice article about community hospitals playing a key role in trauma care. The article also mentions Medical College of Pennsylvania (MCP) and the contributions of David Wagner, MD, attending physician and professor of emergency medicine, who is considered a pioneer in the field of emergency medicine.

August 2016

August 26: The Institute for Women's Health and Leadership was featured in a WPVI-TV (6-abc) news segment about its "Toast to Tenacity" event held at the Constitution Center.

August 25: Nielufar Varjavand, MD, associate professor of medicine, was mentioned in a Physicians News article about Drexel University's Physician Refresher Program.

August 25: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, vice chair of the Division of Pain Medicine & Regional Anesthesiology and associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, was quoted in a Buzzfeed story about a recent spike in the synthetic opioid Fentanyl.

August 13: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor in the Department of Medicine, authored a piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer about how President Ronald Reagan may have been affected by Alzheimer's disease long before he made his condition public.

August 12: Andres Castellanos, MD, associate professor and executive vice chair in the Department of Surgery, and David E. Stein, MD, professor and chair, Department of Surgery, and director of operations, Department of Ophthalmology, were interviewed by CBS 3 as Castellanos was receiving immunotherapy.

August 9: Edward Gracely, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine and the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed for an Inverse story about whether or not beginner's luck is real.

August 5: The College of Medicine's White Coat Ceremony was featured in a WPVI-TV (6-abc) story.

August 5: Vineet Bhandari, MD, DM, a faculty member in the Department of Pediatrics, was noted for his research in a Science Magazine story about infants' airway microbiomes being linked to later lung disorders.

August 2: Neil Nandi, MD, an assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, was quoted in a New York Post story about germs on airplanes.

July 2016

July 26: The College of Medicine was listed in a U.S. News & World Report slideshow as one of the 10 medical schools in the country with the most African-American students enrolled.

July 24: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, authored a piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer about President Harry S. Truman and the job-related stress he experienced that led to heart problems.

July 23: Michael Stephen, MD, an associate professor of medicine and director of the Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship, was quoted in a Burlington County Times story about a patient of his, who is a Democratic National Convention delegate and has cystic fibrosis.

July 22: The College of Medicine’s Legacy Center, which houses archives from the first degree-granting medical school for women, was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about a grant awarded to the center and other local libraries from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant will be used to educate the public about notable women in history.

July 22: Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) during a segment about setting up for the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center.

July 21: Herbert Allen, MD, professor and chairman of the Department of Dermatology, wrote a Letter to the Editor of the Courier-Post about how bacteria may cause Alzheimer’s disease.

July 20: Ramesh Raghupathi, MD, professor in the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, was quoted in a Live Science story about uncharted areas of the brain.

July 17: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, wrote a piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer about George H.W. Bush and his overactive thyroid, which led to an erratic heart rhythm while he was president.

July 15: Garth Ehrlich, PhD, a professor in the Departments of Microbiology & Immunology, and Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, was quoted in a Huffington Post story about how the bacteria that causes Lyme disease can linger in the body and cause other illnesses.

July 12: The College of Medicine's 2016 Manuel Stamatakis Golf Classic was featured in a WTXF-TV (FOX-29) newscast and a KYW-TV (CBS-3) newscast.

July 9: A list compiled by Drexel Medicine about the "germiest" places to avoid on a plane was featured in Daily Mail, AOL Travel UK and Refinery 29 stories.

July 6: Owen Montgomery, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, an associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, were featured in the June 2016 issue of Philly Biz's "Who's Who in Health Care" section.

July 1: Judith Cohen, MD, professor of psychiatry, was interviewed on NPR's "Science Friday" about children who experience post-traumatic stress disorder and how to help them overcome it.

June 2016

June 27: Eugene Hong, MD, associate dean for primary care and community health, was quoted in a story in ScienceLine about depression in college athletes.

June 24: Drexel's Physician Refresher/Re-entry Course was featured in an article in The Chronicle about Anna Poulos, MD, resuming her practice of medicine after 16 years away.

June 23: Damien Croft, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, was interviewed during a segment on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) about lifting weights during pregnancy.

June 18: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor in the Department of Medicine, authored a piece for Philly.com about President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his extreme hypertension.

June 17: Daniel Taylor, DO, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, authored a piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer about the health consequences of early childhood cavities.

June 16: Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, was quoted in a Broadly story about some Medicaid programs and private insurers denying coverage for hepatitis C patients based on their levels of substance abuse.

June 16: Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership, was interviewed on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) about the national Vision 2020 initiative to achieve women's economic, political and social equality in the next four years.

June 12: Neilanjan Nandi, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and associate director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship program, was interviewed on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) about encouraging men to adopt a healthy lifestyle and get to the doctor more often.

June 12: Allan B. Schwartz, MD, professor in the Department of Medicine, authored a piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer about President John F. Kennedy's Addison's disease diagnosis that was kept secret by his family and staff.

June 10: Mark Abdelmalek, MD, associate professor in the Department of Dermatology, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about tattoo removal.

June 7: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, was quoted in a Maine News Online story about opioid overdoses.

June 3: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, was quoted in a Forbes story about opioid overdoses and better ways to treat chronic pain.

June 2: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, was quoted in a HealthDay story about Prince's death and the opioid epidemic in the United States. The story was picked up by multiple news outlets, including the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Arizona Daily Star.

June 1: Neil Nandi, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and associate director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship program, was interviewed in a Philly Voice story about how reusing plastic water bottles can make people sick.

May 2016

May 26: Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, a professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, was quoted in a Romper story about how breastfeeding affects a woman's sex drive.

May 26: Akhil Vaidya, PhD, professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, was quoted in a Philly Voice story about his research study that found how antimalarial drugs kill the malaria parasite.

May 25: Daniel Taylor, DO, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, was interviewed on WHYY's "Radio Times" about how poverty affects children's health.

May 24: Garth Ehrlich, PhD, professor in the Departments of Microbiology & Immunology and Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3) about how to check for and properly remove ticks from the body to prevent Lyme disease.

May 24: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about a synthetic opioid called W-18 that law enforcement officials believe is spiking overdoses in Philadelphia. The story was also picked up by the Allentown Morning Call.

May 20: Minda Green, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Dipak Delvadia, MD, a clinical assistant professor and associate residency program director in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, were quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story featuring a clinical trial that the College of Medicine is participating in to test a new, minimally-invasive procedure for removing uterine fibroids.

May 20: Drexel College of Medicine's Commencement ceremony was featured in a 6-abc news story.

May 18: Peter Baas, PhD, a professor in the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, was quoted in a Medical News story about his research on how neurons reach their final destination.

May 17: Ta-Wanda Preston, a patient navigator at the Partnership Comprehensive Care Practice, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about a state advisory committee recommending Tuesday that Pennsylvania's Medicaid program pay to treat all patients infected with hepatitis C.

May 15: Hans Kersten, MD, a professor in the Department of Pediatrics, was quoted in a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story about Pennsylvania doctors calling for universal testing of children's lead levels.

May 11: Irwin Chaiken, PhD, a professor in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, was quoted in a Philadelphia Gay News story about his research team's receipt of a Campbell Foundation grant to study new treatments for HIV.

May 11: Joanne Getsy, MD, a professor of medicine and director of the Drexel Sleep Center, was interviewed for a Philly Voice story about why we fall asleep easily during car rides. Getsy was also quoted in a feature about sleep in Philadelphia magazine's 2016 "Top Doctors" issue.

May 8: Galen Ballentine, a first-year MD student, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about a rally at City Hall on Saturday that involved more than 80 nurses, community leaders and other supporters who called for safer staffing levels at local hospitals.

May 6: Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership, was interviewed for a segment on NPR about women seeking public office.

May 6: The College of Medicine was mentioned in a York Dispatch story about medical students using simulations during an educational clinic at WellSpan York Hospital.

May 6: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, an associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, was quoted in a MedPage Today story about an FDA advisory panel she participated in, which decided that a new drug awaiting FDA approval should not be labeled as an abuse-deterrent.

May 4: Irwin Chaiken, PhD, a professor in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, was mentioned in a post on the POZ Magazine website about receiving a Campbell Foundation grant to study a treatment that targets HIV reservoirs.

April 2016

April 29: David Reich, MD, professor and vice chair, Department of Surgery, was quoted in an MD magazine story about a study that found liver transplant centers may be letting their sickest patients die.

April 25: The Institute for Women's Health and Leadership and Reneé Amoore, a Drexel University trustee, were featured in a KYW-TV (CBS-3) news segment. The institute honored Amoore with the 2016 Woman One award for her contributions to the community.

April 24: Daniel R. Taylor, DO, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, authored a piece for Philly.com about how childhood poverty kills.

April 24: The Drexel Neurosciences Institute, and its participation in the "A4" Alzheimer's disease study, was featured in a Philly Voice story.

April 17: The College of Medicine and Healing Hurt People, a program in Drexel's Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice, were mentioned in a Philadelphia Magazine story about doctors fighting gun violence in Philadelphia.

April 15: Maria McColgan, MD, an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, was interviewed in a WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about problems with using corporal punishment on children.

April 14: Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, was featured in a Healio.com video about how to treat patients co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C.

April 14: A list compiled by College of Medicine physicians about the germiest places to avoid on a plane was featured on a Business Insider story. The post was picked up by Tech Insider and Yahoo Finance.

April 14: The Drexel Neurosciences Institute and its participation in the A4 Study, a nationwide clinical trial testing an experimental Alzheimer's drug, was featured in a WHYY/Newsworks.org story.

April 9: Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, was quoted in a Boston Globe story about the high price of hepatitis C drugs.

April 7: Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership, was featured in a Main Line Times story about Senator Casey announcing a resolution to designate Philadelphia as the site of the 19th amendment centennial in coordination with Vision 2020.

March 2016

March: Valerie Weber, MD, vice dean for educational affairs, was featured in the March "Best of Health Care" issue of Philly Biz.

March: The College of Medicine was featured in two articles in the Spring 2016 edition of Philadelphia Medicine, Philadelphia County Medical Society's magazine. One is an overview of the College of Medicine. The other, "The Dean of Drexel University College of Medicine Is a Man Who Whistles While He Works," profiles Dean Daniel Schidlow.

March 31: A Drexel study measuring the prevalence of depression among college athletes was mentioned in an ESPN.com story about a University of Michigan program that seeks to promote mental health in college athletes.

March 30: Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership, wrote a letter to the editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer about including women's achievements in everyday writing and teaching of history.

March 29: Anita Gupta, PharmD, DO, vice chair of the Division of Pain Medicine & Regional Anesthesiology and associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, was interviewed by CCTV America about the global cost of opioid addiction.

March 29: A Philadelphia Inquirer story about a study on the prevalence of depression in college athletes led by Eugene Hong, MD, associate dean for primary care and community health and chair of the Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, was picked up by Athletic Business.

March 28: Renee Amori, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, was featured in a series of videos on MD Magazine about diabetes.

March 27: Daniel R. Taylor, DO, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, authored a Philly.com blog post about the case of a child suffering from kidney failure.

March 24: Paul Nyirjesy, MD, professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, was featured in a series of videos, posted on MD Magazine's website, about treating chronic vaginitis.

March 23: Neilanjan Nandi, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and associate director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship program, was featured in a series of videos on MD Magazine about fecal transplants, Crohn's disease treatment and challenges in gastroenterology.

March 21: Daniel Schidlow, MD, the Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean and senior vice president of medical affairs, was mentioned in a Main Line Times story about his being honored at the My City, My Place Brighter Futures awards. Village View: Brighter Futures features Main Liners

March 20: Daniel R. Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, authored a piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer about how Mayor Kenney's proposed soda tax will help fund prekindergarten, which will have lifelong health benefits for local children. High-quality pre-K has lifelong health impact

March 18: Drexel was mentioned in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story that followed up with College of Medicine alumni during the first year of their medical residencies.

March 18: Sarah Whitman, MD, a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, authored a blog post for Philly.com about focusing on the positive to get through your workout.

March 18: Match Day at the College of Medicine was featured in a KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment. The station interviewed Valerie Weber, MD, vice dean for educational affairs, as well as students Mike Kaiserian, Diksha Mishra and Luke Gatta.

March 13: Ralph Riviello, MD, FACEP, MS, a professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, was quoted in a Philly Voice story about an emergency room study he is heading at Hahnemann University Hospital.

March 4: Owen Montgomery, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, was quoted in a Medscape story about better training for medical school students for menopausal management.

March 3: Steven Peitzman, MD, a professor in the Department of Medicine, was quoted in an Atlantic story that was picked up by Yahoo! News about the history and modern-day relevance of the stethoscope.

March 1: Amy Baranoski, MD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, was quoted in a Healio story about the progression of liver disease.

March 1: Wilbur Bowne, MD, associate professor of surgery, was quoted in a Reading Eagle story about surgery he performed on a patient with a rare form of cancer.

February 2016

February 29: Steven Peitzman, MD, a professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, was quoted in an NPR story about the history and modern-day relevance of the stethoscope.

February 29: Thomas Trojian, MD, CAQSM, FACSM, chief of the Division of Sports Medicine, wrote a Philly.com article on how to maintain a healthy weight.

February 25: Owen Montgomery, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, was quoted in Bustle about toxic shock syndrome.

February 24: Valerie Weber, MD, vice dean for educational affairs, and Donna Russo, PhD, senior associate dean for curriculum, were quoted in a Philadelphia Business Journal story about changes to the college's MD curriculum. The curriculum updates were also featured in a PhillyVoice.com story.

February 23: Anita Gupta, DO, associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about Governor Wolf's plans to urge Pennsylvania medical schools to teach pain management and opioid addiction.

February 17: John Rich, MD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice, and Theodore Corbin, MD, MPP, FACEP, associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, were quoted in an Indianapolis Recorder story about Drexel's Healing Hurt People program.

February 17: Ramesh Raghupathi, PhD, professor in the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, was interviewed by Neurology Central about his work in traumatic brain injury.

February 16: Herbert Allen, MD, professor and chairman of the Department of Dermatology, was quoted in a News Journal story about a type of aggressive skin cancer more common in African Americans.

February 11: A study by College of Medicine researchers examining the effects of "smart drugs" was mentioned in a Scientific American story.

February 9: Steven Peitzman, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, was quoted in a Newsworks.org story about whether the stethoscope is still relevant.

February 6: A study on the prevalence of depression in college athletes by Eugene Hong, MD, associate dean for primary care and community health; and chair of the Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine, was covered in a PhillyVoice.com story.

February 5: Theodore Corbin, MD, MPP, FACEP, associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and John Rich, MD, MPH, professor in the School of Public Health, were quoted in a story from the Urban News Service about Healing Hurt People, a violence intervention program at Drexel's Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice. The story was picked up by the Seattle Medium, the San Diego Voice & Viewpoint, and the Michigan Chronicle.

February 5: Ramesh Raghupathi, PhD, professor in the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, commented in a Science News story about a research study suggesting that a single traumatic brain injury will not cause long-term damage.

February 3: Thomas Trojian, MD, professor of family medicine, was interviewed by Sarah Whitman, MD, an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry, about his duties as a lead physician for Drexel Athletics in a Philly.com blog post.

February 3: Christian Sell, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, was quoted in a story in Science about a study that showed self-destructing aging cells can prolong life spans in mice.

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January 2016

January 29: Damien Croft, MD, an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, was interviewed on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) about Zika virus and its effects on pregnant women. He was also quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Zika virus on January 30.

January 28: Eugene Hong, MD, associate dean for primary care and community health, was quoted in Inside Higher Ed and Philadelphia magazine about his study on the prevalence of depression in college athletes. The Chronicle of Higher Education featured the research on January 27. Dr. Hong was also interviewed on Georgia Public Radio and quoted in Psychology Today on February 1.

January 28: Drexel's College of Medicine was mentioned in a Philly Voice story for being among the top 10 medical schools whose graduates were voted the best doctors in the Vitals Patients' Choice Awards.

January 28: Owen Montgomery, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, was interviewed about the impact of Zika virus on pregnant women on NBC 10 and on CBS3.

January 27: Sarah Whitman, MD, an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry, authored a post for Philly.com about a documentary that examines the dangers of football.

January 18: Donald Whiting, MD, a volunteer faculty member in the Department of Neurosurgery, was quoted in a HealthDay story about a new implant sensor that can measure pressure and temperature inside the skull.

January 17: Daniel R. Taylor, DO, associate professor of pediatrics, authored a post for Philly.com's Check Up blog about sudden thigh pain that sidelined a 12-year-old athlete.

January 15: Donald Kaye, MD, a professor in the Department of Medicine, was quoted in a Healio story about how the media should communicate with the public about infectious diseases.

January: Ramesh Raghupathi, PhD, a professor in the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, was interviewed on Georgia Public Broadcasting for a segment about traumatic brain injuries suffered by victims of domestic violence.

January 13: Sarah Whitman, MD, an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry, authored a post for Philly.com about getting through the hardest part of a workout.

January 6: Ramesh Raghupathi, PhD, professor in the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy; Eugene Hong, MD, chair of the Department of Family, Community, and Preventive Medicine and associate chief of the Division of Sports Medicine; and Thomas Trojian, MD, professor and chief of the Division of Sports Medicine, authored an op-ed for Philly.com about separating hype from science when it comes to sports-related concussions.

January 3: Daniel Taylor, DO, associate professor of pediatrics, authored a post for Philly.com about a year-old patient with decreased red blood cell production.

January 3: Barbara Simon, MD, associate professor of medicine, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about the rising cost of injectable insulin.

December 2015

December 25: Sarah Whitman, MD, an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry, authored a post for Philly.com about concussions and youth sports.

December 22: Ramesh Raghupathi, PhD, professor in the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, was quoted in a RT America story about NFL teams and sham concussion prevention products.

December 13: Sarah Whitman, MD, an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry, authored a post about injury-related depression for Philly.com.

December 8: Lynn Yeakel, director of the College of Medicine's Institute for Women's Health and Leadership and founder and co-chair of Vision 2020, was featured in Main Line Times for speaking to the Radnor League of Women Voters.

December 4: Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership and Betty A. Cohen Chair of Women's Health in the College of Medicine, wrote an opinion piece for the Huffington Post about Women's History Month.

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November 2015

November 27: Thomas Trojian, MD, a professor of family medicine and associate chief of the Division of Sports Medicine, authored a post for Philly.com's Sports Doc blog about treating knee arthritis pain.

November 22: Daniel Taylor, DO, an associate professor of pediatrics, authored a Philadelphia Inquirer article about marijuana usage in youths.

November 10: Michael I. Greenberg, MD, MPH, FACEP, professor of emergency medicine; chief, Division of Medical Toxicology; and Medical Toxicology program director, was quoted in a Forbes article about Chipotle's dedication to fresh, healthy ingredients.

November 5: Erika Aaron, RN, CRNP, MSN, assistant professor and coordinator of the prenatal clinic for HIV-positive mothers at Drexel's Partnership Comprehensive Care Practice, and Florence Momplaisir, MD, MSHP, assistant professor, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, were interviewed in a WHYY-Radio (91-FM) "The Pulse" story about a program that they are spearheading to help new mothers who are infected with HIV continue to get treatment after having their babies.

November 2: Mary M. Moran, MD, chair and associate professor of pediatrics and associate dean for the pediatric clinical campus, was mentioned in the Philadelphia Inquirer article "People in the News" for her appointment as pediatrician-in-chief at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, CEO of St. Christopher's Pediatric Associates and associate dean for the Pediatric Clinical Campus at St. Christopher's Hospital.

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October 2015

October 30: Eugene Hong, MD, associate dean for Primary Care and Community Health and chief of the Division of Sports Medicine, was quoted in a MedPage Today post about the risks associated with tackling in youth football.

October 29: Ana E. Núñez, MD, a professor and associate dean of Urban Health Equity, Education and Research, was a guest on WHYY-radio (91-FM)'s "Radio Times" with Marty Moss-Coane for a segment about the racial gap in health care.

October 22: Thomas Trojian, MD, a professor of family medicine and associate chief of the Division of Sports Medicine, authored a post for Philly.com's Sports Doc blog about stress fractures.

October 18: Daniel Taylor, DO, an associate professor of pediatrics, authored a Philadelphia Inquirer story about a patient he once treated who had self-inflicted bruises.

October 13: Soumya Chakravarty, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, was quoted in a story on The Rheumatologist about how doctors are using crowdsourcing to help diagnose patients.

October 12: Eugene Hong, MD, associate dean for primary care and community health, and chair of family, community and preventive medicine, was quoted in a philly.com Sports Doc blog post about athletes suffering hip and groin injuries.

October 3: Mary Moran, MD, was featured in a prweb article about her recent appointments to the positions of pediatrician-in-chief at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, chief executive officer of St. Christopher's Pediatric Associates, and chair of the Department of Pediatrics of Drexel University College of Medicine.

October 1: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, associate professor and vice chair of the Division of Pain Medicine and Regional Anesthesiology, was a guest on “Knowledge@Wharton” on SiriusXM radio for a segment about opiate addiction.

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September 2015

September 28: Zakaria Hakma, MD, a cerebrovascular/endovascular neurosurgeon with Drexel Neurosciences Institute, was featured in a prweb article about the device AspireSR, which can detect an on-coming seizure and often prevent it from occurring.

September 20: Drexel was mentioned in a Boston Globe story about top universities revamping their medical schools' curriculums.

September 17: John Erbayri, program director of the Department of Emergency Medicine's EMS Division, was featured in a story on WHYY-Radio's “The Pulse” about people being hesitant to perform CPR.

September 14: Thomas Trojian, MD, a professor of family medicine and associate chief of the Division of Sports Medicine, authored a post for Philly.com's Sports Doc blog about exercises that can help prevent hamstring injuries.

September 3: Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a faculty member in the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (whose primary appointment is in the College of Engineering), was mentioned in a Geekadelphia post for hosting a robot event at the Philadelphia Podcast Festival.

September 2: The College of Medicine was mentioned in a Philadelphia Business Journal article for partnering with DecisionSim, a Chester County provider of health care simulation-based learning tools.

September 1: Thomas Trojian, MD, professor in the Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, was quoted in a Philly.com Sports Doc blog post about the toll of playing rugby on the body.

September: Neilufar Varjavand, MD, associate professor of medicine and director, Physician Refresher/Re-Entry Course, was quoted in an AAMC Reporter article about programs that help physicians who wish to return to clinical practice after time away from the medical profession.

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August 2015

August 26: Daniel V. Schidlow, MD, the Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean and senior vice president of medical affairs, was interviewed in a WTXF-TV (FOX-29) story about the Pope's upcoming visit to Philadelphia.

August 26: A Toast to Tenacity, a Women’s Equality Day event hosted by Vision 2020 and the College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was featured in a 6 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) broadcast.

August 26: Florence Momplaisir, MD, MSCE, an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and the School of Public Health, and Joella Adams, MPH, a recent graduate of the School of Public Health, were quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks story about their research about HIV care for pregnant women and new mothers.

August: Michael R. Clancy, MBA, CFP®, CLU, director of financial planning, was quoted in an Association of American Medical Colleges article about medical schools taking an active role in helping students manage debt.

August 24: Mark Zarella, PhD, research assistant professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, was mentioned in a Technically Philly post about Drexel's REThink program, which places local teachers in Drexel research labs over the summer.

August 23: Daniel Taylor, DO, associate professor of pediatrics, authored a Philadelphia Inquirer column about a mysterious medical condition that he diagnosed in a young boy.

August 20: Kristene Whitmore, MD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and medical director of the Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute, was quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks story about the new female libido drug approved by the FDA.

August 15: Kenneth Rothstein, MD, associate professor of medicine, appeared on "Information Is the Best Medicine," a program on 900AM WURD, to speak about liver disease, particularly hepatitis B and C, and its impact on the community.

August 10: Drexel Medicine was mentioned in a 6ABC Action News story about area hospitals' plans to continue care for expecting mothers during Pope Francis' visit in September.

August 7: The College of Medicine was featured in a 6ABC Action News story about the Class of 2019 receiving their first white coat during a traditional ceremony to mark their entrance into the medical community.

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July 2015

July 31: Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about helminthic therapy, the use of tiny worms (usually in the larval stage) as immunotherapy for diseases caused by chronic inflammation.

July 31: Linda Rich, director of education and consultation with the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice and its Healing Hurt People program, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about violence intervention programs in Philadelphia.

July 27: Annette Gadegbeku, MD, assistant professor of family, community and preventive medicine, was quoted in an AAFP News article about family medicine residency programs working to address childhood obesity.

July 26: Daniel Taylor, DO, associate professor of pediatrics, authored a column for The Philadelphia Inquirer about a rare condition that causes zinc deficiencies in infants.

July 23: Thomas T. Trojian, MD, professor of family, community and preventive medicine, authored an article for philly.com's Sports Doc Blog about staying safe during exercise in the summer heat.

July 17: Drexel University College of Medicine was mentioned in a Philadelphia Business Journal article about DecisionSim's recent purchase of teaching technology that was developed by two Drexel physicians.

July 17: Kenneth Rothstein, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an HCPLive.com article about new hepatitis C treatments that are being used effectively, thus making the need for liver transplants less likely for some patients.

July 1: Zachari Breeding, RDN, dietician, Department of Medicine, authored an article for Food & Nutrition about whether or not the timing of meals affects a person's eating habits.

July 12: Dennis Novack, MD, professor and associate dean of medical education, and Christof Daetwyler, MD, associate professor, Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, were quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about the recent purchase of the College's digital communications-skills training and assessment technology by DecisionSim, Inc. Novack and Daetwyler developed the technology at Drexel to train medical students in empathy skills. The technology was also featured in MedCity News on July 10.

July 9: Ellen Casey, MD, faculty, Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, authored a post for philly.com's "Sports Doc Blog" about urinary incontinence experienced by female athletes during exercise.

July 7: Anita Gupta, DO, associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, appeared on CNN to discuss the history and side effects of Quaaludes.

July 2: Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD, professor in the Department of Neurology, was mentioned in a Neurology Today article about an experimental ALS drug and the hype it has been getting on social media.

July: Maurie Markman, MD, clinical professor, Department of Medicine, wrote a July editorial in Clinical Oncology News about the pros and cons of performing invasive tumor biopsies.

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June 2015

June 30: Ellen Casey, MD, faculty, Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, was quoted in a Women's Running article about cures for common running pains.

June 28: Lynn H. Yeakel, founder and chair of Vision 2020, authored a June 28 Philadelphia Inquirer letter to the editor about the decision to put a woman on the $10 bill.

June 26: Drexel University College of Medicine was mentioned in a Philadelphia Tribune news brief as a partner with Walgreens, AccessMatters and The Philadelphia AIDS Consortium to offer HIV testing at several Philadelphia Walgreens locations on National HIV Testing Day.

June 25: Owen Montgomery, MD, chairman of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, was quoted in a June 25 Cosmopolitan post about 13 clothing items that are secretly ruining a woman's health.

June 21: Daniel R. Taylor, DO, associate professor of pediatrics, authored an article for the Philadelphia Inquirer about a recent medical mystery he encountered.

June 19: Owen Montgomery, MD, chairman of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, was quoted in a Cosmopolitan post about a model who says she lost her leg to toxic shock syndrome.

June 16: Drexel University College of Medicine was mentioned in a Physicians News article about a doctor who was able to return to practice after completing our Physician Refresher Course.

June 14: Lynne Honickman was mentioned in a Philly.com post about being the recipient of the 2015 Woman One Award from the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine.

June 4: Joanne Getsy, MD, professor in the Department of Medicine and medical director of the Drexel Sleep Center, was quoted in a Huffington Post article about signs you may not be getting enough sleep. The article was also picked up by several other media outlets.

June 4: A press release announcing a research study led by Erika Aaron, CRNP, Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, was picked up by numerous news outlets including BioPortfolio. The first-of-its-kind study is investigating a pill to prevent disease transmission to an HIV-negative partner in couples wanting to conceive.

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May 2015

May 29: Jane McGowan, MD, professor, and Shadi Malaeb, MD, faculty, both in the Department of Pediatrics, were interviewed on KYW Newsradio about the 25th Annual Research Day at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.

May 29: D. Scott Lind, MD, professor and chair, Department of Surgery, was quoted in a Philadelphia magazine online post about a mixed-reality patient simulator he co-developed to help students learn how to give sensitive medical exams.

May 31: Ellen Casey, MD, faculty, Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about the risk of pelvic stress fractures in female athletes.

May 27: Thomas Trojian, MD, faculty, Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, was a guest on WIP Sports Radio to discuss concussion protocol for athletes.

May 26: A mixed-reality patient co-developed by College of Medicine researchers was featured in an article on mashable.com. The mannequin, known as "Patrick," helps students learn how to give prostate exams.

May 25: Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, was quoted in a Public Source article about access to hepatitis C medications for patients. The article was picked up by New Pittsburgh Courier, Citizens Voice, and several other publications.

May 21: Garth Ehrlich, PhD, professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks story about Lyme disease.

May 18: The College of Medicine's post-baccalaureate linkage program with Scripps College in California was mentioned in an article in Long Beach's Grunion Gazette newspaper.

May 15: The Drexel Neurosciences Institute was profiled in the Philadelphia Business Journal. Erol Veznedaroglu, MD, director and the Robert A. Groff Chair in Neurosurgery, was quoted.

May 11: An editorial co-authored by Sarah Long, MD, professor in the Department of Pediatrics, was mentioned in an ObGynNews.com article about prenatal pertussis vaccination recommendations.

May 13: Eric Stander, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, was featured on ABC World News talking about treating train derailment victims at Hahnemann University Hospital.

May 13: Anita Gupta, DO, assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, was featured on CNN discussing the medical response to the train derailment.

May 7: Thomas Trojian, MD, faculty in the Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, authored an article for philly.com's Sports Doc Blog about mandatory EKG screenings for athletes.

May 7: Michael Clancy, director of financial planning, was quoted in a Diagnostic Imaging article that featured the College of Medicine's unique approach to helping students with financial planning and debt counseling.

May 5: Neilanjan Nandi, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, was featured in a 6ABC Action News story about fecal transplantation to treat C. difficile.

May 3: Thomas Trojian, MD, faculty member in the Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about post-recovery tips for Broad Street runners.

May 3: Garth Ehrlich, PhD, professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about Lyme disease. The article also mentioned that the College of Medicine was the host of a recent two-day international symposium on the topic.

May 1: Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about the rise of hepatitis C infections due to painkiller addiction.

May 1: Akhil Vaidya, PhD, professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology and director of the Center for Molecular Parasitology, was featured in the May issue of Philadelphia magazine for his team's malaria research efforts. The article also featured the work of Jeffrey Jacobson, MD, professor and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine; Irwin Chaiken, PhD, professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; and Yanick Vibert, DO, assistant professor, Department of Pediatrics. In addition, Daniel V. Schidlow, MD, Annenberg Dean and senior vice president of medical affairs, was quoted.

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April 2015

April 25: Jeffrey Jacobson, MD, professor, Department of Medicine, and chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, was mentioned in an article in the Tyler Morning Telegraph for his presentation at the 2015 UT Health Cancer Conference.

April 23: The College of Medicine was mentioned in a KYW Newsradio/CBS Philadelphia story about the anniversary of a partnership with the U.S. Air Force and the Philadelphia Fire Department to train Pararescue.

April 23: Maurie Markman, MD, clinical professor, Department of Medicine, was quoted in a Clinical Oncology News article about an algorithm designed to help surgeons remove all visible ovarian tumors.

April 22: Donald Kaye, MD, professor, Department of Medicine, co-authored an article for Infectious Disease News about the anti-vaccination movement.

April 20: Erol Veznedaroglu, MD, director of the Drexel Neurosciences Institute, and Robert A. Groff Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, was featured in philly.com for joining Drexel University College of Medicine.

April 14: Thomas Scott, MD, professor, Department of Neurology, was quoted in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about a new MS drug for people with aggressive disease.

April 14: Several Drexel University College of Medicine students and residents were featured in a MedTechBoston story about their team's selection as a finalist in the Medstro Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge. The team will present their idea for using wearables in cancer care in a pitch-off at Google Cambridge headquarters next week. Fourth year student Ajay Kohli was quoted in the article.

April 13: Medical student Cory Heal was featured in an NBC Philadelphia story for being the victim of a theft and the efforts of his classmates to help raise money on his behalf.

April 12: Daniel Taylor, DO, associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, authored an article for philly.com about finding help for victims of human trafficking.

April 7: A Cosmetic Surgery Times article mentioned Paul Glat, MD, professor of surgery, Department of Pediatrics, as being an author of a study investigating the use of low-level laser therapy as a possible remedy to capsular contracture.

April 3: Susanna Evans, MD, assistant professor, Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, was quoted in a Newsworks/WHYY radio story about how the state of one's personal relationships can affect his or her health.

April 2: Thomas Trojian, MD, faculty, Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, authored an article for philly.com's SportsDoc Blog about preventing UCL injuries this baseball season.

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March 2015

March 30: Ana Núñez, MD, professor, Department of Medicine, and associate dean for urban health equity, education and research, was mentioned in the "On the Boards" section of the Philadelphia Inquirer for her election to the board of Women Against Abuse Inc.

March 30: The Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Conference that Drexel University College of Medicine is sponsoring and hosting was mentioned in a PennLive.com article.

March 27: Students Maurice Hinson and Kelsie Persaud were featured in the conclusion of a two-part Newsworks/WHYY series on National Match Day, when fourth-year medical students learn where they will begin their residency programs.

March 26: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, associate professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, appeared on CNN to discuss complications and risks related to surgeries like the one Angelina Jolie had to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes as a preventive measure against ovarian cancer.

March 26: Zachari Breeding, RDN, LDN, clinical dietitian, Department of Medicine, authored an article for Food & Nutrition questioning the health benefits of dark chocolate.

March 24: Drexel University College of Medicine was mentioned in a press release about the renewal of an agreement with Allscripts for electronic health records. Tish Calverese, chief information officer, was quoted in the release, which was picked up by Reuters and numerous other online media outlets.

March 23: Erol Veznedaroglu, MD, chair, Department of Neurosurgery, and director, Drexel Neurosciences Institute, was quoted in a press release about research he published looking at ways to treat patients with so-called "wake-up stroke." The release was picked up by BioPortfolio and numerous other online media outlets.

March 20: The College of Medicine's Match Day ceremony was featured on 6ABC/Action News.

March 20: WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org profiled two of our students about their experience before, during and after Match Day in a two-part series. Maurice Hinson and Kelsie Persaud were featured in Part One.

March 17: Erol Veznedaroglu, MD, chair, Department of Neurosurgery, and director, Drexel Neurosciences Institute, was featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal's People on the Move.

March 16: The College of Medicine was mentioned in a philly.com article about unused corporate buildings available in Center City.

March 13: The College of Medicine was featured in an article in The Triangle about a community grant the Department of Surgery received from Komen Philadelphia. The article quoted Samira Islam, clinical research coordinator of the Women's Health Project.

March 11: Thomas Trojian, MD, faculty, Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, was quoted in a philly.com article about common flexor tendon injuries.

March 10: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, associate professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, authored a column for EverydayHealth.com about choosing which doctor is best to treat chronic pain.

March 10: A Philadelphia community-based hepatitis C screening study was the focus of a HCPLive.com article about how residents in underserved neighborhoods, chronically infected with HCV, often lacked access to screening and treatment. The article includes a quote from the study's lead author Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, associate professor, Division of Infectious Disease & HIV Medicine.

March 6: Ellen Casey, MD, faculty, Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, authored on article for philly.com's Sports Doc Blog about exercise during pregnancy.

March 6: Healing Hurt People, a violence intervention program of the College of Medicine and the School of Public Health, was featured in a Yahoo News article. Co-director Theodore Corbin, MD, associate professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, and other members of the HHP team were quoted.

March 3: Thomas Trojian, MD, faculty, Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine, was quoted in a Science Daily article about his research into the effectiveness of state concussion laws.

March 3: Drexel University College of Medicine was featured in several news reports for receiving "Refunds for Research" grants from the PA Breast Cancer Coalition. Grant recipients Alessandro Fatatis, MD, PhD, professor, Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, and Mauricio Reginato, PhD, associate professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, were both recognized in coverage on 6ABC, CBS3 and KYW Newsradio, along with Kenny Simansky, PhD, vice dean for research. Fox 29 also mentioned the event.

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February 2015

February 26: Samira Islam, clinical research coordinator of the Women's Health Project in the Department of Surgery was quoted in a University City Review article about a community grant the department received from Komen Philadelphia.

February 17: Beth Olanoff, director of the education initiative for The Institute for Women's Health & Leadership's Vision 2020 program, authored an essay for WHYY/Newsworks about American women running for president.

February 16: A study authored by Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Medicine, reported on the success of the Do One Thing campaign, which goes door to door linking people to Hepatitis C screening and treatment. The study received media attention in several news outlets including Science Daily and Infection Control Today.

February 13: The newly announced Drexel Neurosciences Institute was profiled an article in The Triangle, which quoted Daniel V. Schidlow, MD, Annenberg Dean and senior vice president of medical affairs.

February 10: Lars Knutsen, PhD, adjunct professor, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, was featured in a Vista Today article for his presentation on innovation during Walnut St. Lab's Startup Meetings. Walnut St. Labs also profiled Knutsen on their website and in a video production.

February 6: The newly announced Drexel Neurosciences Institute was profiled in a Philadelphia Inquirer article, which quoted the institute's director, Erol Veznedaroglu, MD. A press release about the institute was also picked up by dozens of online media outlets including BioPortfolio and the Stamford Advocate.

February 4: Thomas Trojian, MD, Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine, authored an article for philly.com's Sports Doc blog about the use of blood tests to predict recovery time from concussions.

February 3: Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Medicine, was quoted in an Everyday Health article about how price wars over new medications to treat hepatitis C are unlikely to boost access for patients who need treatment.

February 3: Ana Núñez, MD, professor, Department of Medicine, and associate dean for urban health equity, education and research, was quoted in a phillyvoice.com story about a study she co-authored showing how city neighborhoods affect diabetes risk.

February 2: Information about Drexel University College of Medicine's Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert was included in an events listing on wmmr.com.

February 2: The Drexel Women's Care Center was mentioned in an article on thefreelibarary.com about the center's efforts to help people obtain insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Executive Director Sandra Wolf, MD, associate professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, was quoted.

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January 2015

January 29: Renee Turchi, MD, associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, contributed to a philly.com Healthy Kids blog post about a study she co-authored on the dangers of "pharming parties."

January 29: The College's Healing Hurt People program was mentioned in a Pacific Standard article about how hospitals can help stop the cycle of youth violence.

January 27: Drexel University College of Medicine was mentioned in a philly.com article about Gabriel Hauser, MD, joining the faculty as vice chair of pediatrics.

January 28: Alessandro Fatatis, MD, PhD, professor, Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, and Mauricio Reginato, PhD, associate professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, were mentioned in the Reading Eagle for each receiving a $50,000 'Refunds for Research' award from the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition.

January 26: Ted Corbin, MD, associate professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was mentioned in a Science Daily article about a study he co-authored showing that hospital-based violence intervention programs may save a significant amount of money compared to non-intervention.

January 20: The Institute for Women's Health and Leadership's Vision 2020 initiative was mentioned in a Huffington Post blog about tackling the problem of workplace inequality.

January 20: Beth Olanoff, Vision 2020's education initiative director, authored an essay for Newsworks about the invisible women of the civil rights movement.

January 19: Anita Gupta, DO, associate professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, was quoted in an Epoch Times article about the reasons why women's pain is often ignored.

January 14: Ellen Casey, MD, faculty in the Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine, authored an article for philly.com's Sports Doc Blog about the Female Athlete Triad.

January 12: Hans Kersten, MD, associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, was mentioned in a bioportfolio article for receiving an award from the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger.

January 12: Drexel University College of Medicine was mentioned in a Jewish Exponent article about Gabriel Hauser, MD, being named chief medical officer at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and vice chair of pediatrics.

January 11: Drexel University College of Medicine was mentioned in a nj.com story about a woman's battle with RSD.

January 9: Mary Ann Kuzma, MD, associate professor, Department of Medicine; Diana Alberti, simulation technician; and medical students Matthew Diamond, Angelica Johnson, and Maziar Shakeri were all featured in a WHYY/Newsworks story about how medical students learn to detect heart abnormalities.

January 4: Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Medicine, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about new drugs to treat Hepatitis C.

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December 2014

December 31: Maurie Markman, MD, clinical professor, Department of Medicine, authored a commentary article in Clinical Oncology about whether the medical community is ready for a paradigm-changing approach to clinical cancer investigation.

December 26: Daniel Taylor, DO, associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, wrote an article for the Philadelphia Inquirer about detecting cystic fibrosis in children.

December 16: Thomas Trojian, MD, faculty, Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine, authored an article about tendon injuries in the philly.com Sports Doc Blog.

December 15: Ana Núñez, MD, professor, Department of Medicine, and associate dean for urban health equity, education and research, was quoted in a story in Diabetes News Journal about a study she co-authored that looks at how neighborhood factors affect diabetes risk.

December 14: James J. Reilly, MD, assistant professor, Department of Medicine, was featured in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review for receiving the Laureate Award from the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Physicians.

December 6: A story about the College of Medicine's unique collaboration with a New York City art consortium aired on WHYY-TV's Friday Arts show. It featured Itzhak Fischer, PhD, professor and chair; Bruce Hirsch, PhD, associate professor; and Theresa Connors, instructor and lab manager, all of the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy.

December 5: A study looking at how neighborhood factors affect diabetes risk co-authored by Ana Núñez, MD, professor, Department of Medicine, and associate dean for urban health equity, education and research, continues to receive media attention. It was most recently covered by Natural Healthcare Canada.

December 1: Nancy Spector, MD, professor, Department of Pediatrics, was mentioned in the Philadelphia Tribune for receiving 2014 Miller-Sarkin Mentoring Award by the Academic Pediatric Association.

December 1: Norman Wolmark, MD, professor, Department of Medicine, was quoted in the ASCO Post about new guidelines expected in 2015 on hormonal therapy for early breast cancer.

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November 2014

November 27: Drexel University College of Medicine was mentioned in a story in Bioportfolio.com about clinical trials of a new osteoporosis drug.

November 26: Drexel University College of Medicine was mentioned in a story on Australian Broadcasting Corporation's AM morning show about new malaria research led by Akhil Vaidya, PhD, professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and director, Center for Molecular Parasitology.

November 26: Ellen Casey, MD, faculty, Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine, authored an article in philly.com's Sports Doc Blog about causes of injury in dancers.

November 26: Akhil Vaidya, PhD, professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, and director, Center for Molecular Parasitology, was quoted in a story in The Hindu about his research team's discovery of a new class of drug compounds that cause the malaria parasite to burst.

November 25: Akhil Vaidya, PhD, professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and director, Center for Molecular Parasitology, was quoted in a story on CBS News about his research team's discovery of a new class of drug compounds that cause the malaria parasite to explode.

November 25: Ana Núñez, MD, professor, Department of Medicine, and associate dean for urban health equity, education and research, was quoted in a press release about new research that looked at how neighborhood factors affect diabetes risk. The press release was picked up by numerous media outlets including Science Daily.

November 16: Ana Núñez, MD, associate dean for urban health equity, education and research, and professor, Department of Medicine, was interviewed in a story that ran on WHYY radio and Newsworks.org about her research detecting people most at risk for diabetes.

November 14: Thomas Trojian, MD, faculty, Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine, authored an article for philly.com's Sports Doc Blog about how vitamin D affects athletic performance.

November 7: Richard Hamilton, MD, chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, was mentioned in a press release about an open house reception for The Global Institute for Simulation Training. The release was picked up by numerous media outlets including cnbc.com.

November 6: Michael Weingarten, MD, professor and division chief, Department of Surgery, was profiled on WHYY's "The Pulse" along with his wife Carol, for their volunteer work caring for wounded troops at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.

November 5: Robert Sataloff, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Otolaryngology, and senior associate dean for clinical academic specialties, was quoted in a New York Times article about Dr. Gwen Korovin, the ear, nose and throat specialist who operated on Joan Rivers before the comedian's death.

November 4: James R. Roberts, MD, vice-chairman and professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was mentioned in a press release about strategies for promoting gout diagnosis and management. The release was picked up by numerous media outlets including Reuters.

November 4: Drexel University College of Medicine was mentioned in an article in DVIDS about a New Jersey Air National Guard officer's fight against cancer.

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October 2014

October 30: Drexel University College of Medicine was mentioned in a Montgomery News article about a letter of intent signed by Abington Health and Jefferson Health to merge the two systems.

October 28: Brian Carlin, MD, assistant professor, Department of Medicine, was quoted in a press release about the use of a non-invasive open ventilation system in patients with severe respiratory insufficiency. The press release was picked up by numerous media outlets including bioportfolio.com.

October 28: Drexel University College of Medicine was mentioned in an Examiner article about a study conducted by researchers in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology that looked at the downside of endometrial ablation.

October 22: Dong Heun Lee, MD, assistant professor, Department of Medicine, was quoted in The Body Pro about a poster presented at IDWeek 2014, which showed that identifying patients living with HIV who have been lost to care and then implementing a brief intervention improved re-engagement in care.

October 21: D. Walter Cohen, DDS, chancellor emeritus, was mentioned in a press release announcing Philadelphia University's most successful capital campaign. The press release was picked up by numerous media outlets including the Indianapolis Business Journal.

October 21: Beth Olanoff, director of Vision 2020's education initiative, authored a commentary piece on newsworks.org about Liberty Medal recipient Malala Yousafzai.

October 20: David Reich, MD, professor and vice chair, Department of Surgery, was quoted in HCP Live about portable perfusion devices for organ transplants.

October 16: The College's Mini-Med School program was mentioned in an article in the Main Line Times profiling the Main Line Student of the Week, who attended the Mini-Med Summer Camp.

October 16: Brian Carlin, MD, assistant professor, Department of Medicine, was quoted in an article in Advance for Respiratory Care and Sleep Medicine about COPD management.

October 16: Owen Montgomery, MD, chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, was mentioned in a MedCity News article about preparing for a clinical trial of the Smart Fabric BellyBand.

October 15: Ellen Casey, MD, faculty, Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine, authored an article for philly.com's Sports Doc Blog about why women are more affected by "runner's knee."

October 15: Paul Nyirjesy, MD, professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and director of the Drexel Vaginitis Center, was quoted in Fitness magazine about solutions to common gynecological problems.

October 15: Drexel University College of Medicine was mentioned in a press release for being a recipient of research funding from The University of Pennsylvania's Basser Research Center for BRCA. The release was picked up by several news outlets including phys.org.

October 13: Thomas Trojian, MD, faculty, Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine, authored an article for philly.com's Sports Doc Blog about ACL injury prevention.

October 9: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, associate professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, was quoted in an article in Monthly Prescribing Reference about postherpetic neuralgia management.

October 8: Drexel University College of Medicine was mentioned in an article in Science Daily about a study that found an online intervention tool may improve care for patients with substance use disorders. The article quoted Barbara Schindler, MD, vice dean emerita, Educational and Academic Affairs, and professor, Department of Psychiatry. Dennis Novack, MD, professor and associate dean of medical education; and Christof Daetwyler, MD, associate professor, Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine, were also mentioned.

October 5: Daniel Taylor, DO, associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, authored an article in philly.com about the symptoms of the rare childhood cancer neuroblastoma.

October 3: Paul Nyirjesy, MD, professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and director, Drexel Vaginitis Center, was featured in a Scientific American article about treatments for yeast infections.

October 2: Nielufar Varjavand, MD, associate professor, Department of Medicine, and program director of the College's Physician Refresher/Re-entry Program, was quoted in MedPage Today about the program, which offers a range of courses to help physicians return to clinical practice.

October 1: Margaret Fisher, MD, professor, Department of Pediatrics, was mentioned in the Atlantic Highlands Herald as the honoree at this year's March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction.

October 1: A program to help women veterans, hosted by the College of Medicine's Vision 2020 initiative, was featured in a story on KYW Newsradio.

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September 2014

September 30: Daniel Taylor, DO, associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, authored an article in philly.com about how life difficulties can affect children's DNA.

September 25: Ignacio Valencia, MD, associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, was mentioned in phillymag.com as a semi-finalist in Philadelphia magazine's Health Hero Challenge.

September 22: Brian Carlin, MD, assistant professor, Department of Medicine, was quoted in an article in Advance for Respiratory Care and Sleep Medicine about reducing COPD readmissions.

September 21: David Reich, MD, professor and vice chair, Department of Surgery, was featured in an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer about the wait time for patients to receive an organ transplant.

September 21: Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD, professor and chief of neuromuscular disorders, Department of Neurology, was mentioned in the Delaware County Times as a notable resident of the county in an article about its 225th anniversary.

September 19: Lawrence H. Belkoff, DO, assistant professor, Department of Surgery, was mentioned in a press release for receiving the highest award bestowed by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. The news was picked up by numerous media outlets including the Stamford Advocate.

September 17: Michael Wolf, MD, assistant professor, Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatrics, was quoted in an article in The New Republic about the possible link between head trauma and violent behavior.

September 16: Richard Hamilton, MD, professor and chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, was quoted in a press release picked up by numerous media outlets, including Virtual Strategy Magazine, about a mobile training platform that allows learners to practice on virtual patients to master clinical skills.

September 15: Medical student Ajay Kohli was mentioned in a press release about being a finalist in the 2014 Primary Care Innovation Challenge. The release was picked up by numerous online media outlets including KHQ-TV.

September 1: Drexel College of Medicine was mentioned in an article on TakePart about a new mobile app that can perform DNA diagnostics and real-time disease surveillance using a smartphone.

September 1: Drexel College of Medicine was mentioned in an article on philly.com about the Job Corps program.


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