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WMCP Class of 1891, featuring Halle Tanner Dillon Johnson, MD, the first woman resident physician at the Tuskegee Institute. Photo courtesy Legacy Center Archives, Drexel College of Medicine.

Examining Drexel’s Ties to the First African-American Women Physicians

Some of the country’s first African-American women physicians graduated from an institution that later grew into Drexel’s College of Medicine.
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The Science of Eating Disorders

For National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, professors Adrienne Juarascio and Jessica Barson separate fact from fiction and weigh in on the psychological and physiological causes of eating disorders.
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Drexel College of Medicine Transforms MD Program

The College is doing away with its two-track system and introducing a single curriculum designed to train more well-rounded, thoughtful physicians. 

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College of Medicine Students to Host 2016 Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert

Proceeds from the student-run show on Feb. 20 will benefit the Dorothy Mann Center for Pediatric and Adolescent HIV. 

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Solved Protein Structure Holds Answers to Metabolic Disease 

Drexel researchers and an international group of scientists have made a critical step toward understanding a disorder that affects patients from birth into adulthood. 

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Depressive Symptoms Prevalent Among Division I College Athletes

Nearly a quarter of Division I college athletes reported depressive symptoms, and women were twice as likely, says a new study from the College of Medicine. 

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Q&A: Getting Everyone to Finish the Race: Ana Núñez on Health Care Equity

The College of Medicine’s Ana Núñez will soon receive an award for advocating for health equity. She talked with DrexelNow about the steps she feels are needed to achieve it.
Sydney Arroyo, a Westphal undergraduate student who completed a co-op at "Saturday Night Live."

Drexel Co-ops by College

These statistics, facts and stories highlight the best that the co-op program has to offer for students in each and every school and college at Drexel.
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Institute for Women's Health and Leadership at Drexel Names Renee Amoore 2016 Recipient of Woman One Award 

The Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine will present the 2016 Woman One Award to entrepreneur and healthcare advocate Renee Amoore.

Stacey Trooskin, MD, assistant professor, Drexel College of Medicine.

Drexel Medicine Faculty Member Needs Votes to be Philly Health Hero

For her work in the community to decrease the stigma of HIV and hepatitis C, Drexel College of Medicine’s Stacey Trooskin is up for an annual award from Philadelphia Magazine, but she needs help.

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Rudman Grant Helps Prepare Top High School Students for Medical Careers

Five students from Julia R. Masterman High School and Central High are receiving a once-in-a-lifetime summer experience, and summer education, through Drexel University’s “Mini-Med Discovery Days” program, offered through a grant from the Kal & Lucille Rudman Foundation.
Chart shows HIV engagement during pregnancy and for two years postpartum. 92% of women received HIV care during pregnancy. 51% had viral suppression at delivery. 38% received HIV care within 3 months after delivery.

Pregnancy is a Missed Opportunity for HIV-Infected Women to Gain Control Over Condition

Pregnancy could be a turning point for HIV-infected women, when they have the opportunity to enter a long-term pattern of maintenance of HIV care after giving birth—but most HIV-infected women aren’t getting that chance, according to a pair of new studies led by Drexel and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health.