News and Announcements
"The Hahnemann University Hospital Closure and What Matters: A Department Chair's Perspective"
Richard J. Hamilton, MD
Academic Medicine, doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000003104, December 3, 2019 - Volume Publish Ahead of Print
2019 Golden Apple Awards
Emergency medicine resident Kevin Kammel and faculty member Michael Pasirstein received 2019 Golden Apple Awards from the class of 2019. Faculty member Steven Rosenzweig was nominated for an award in the Year One Longitudinal Community Care Practicum category.
2018 Faculty Awards
Congratulations to Theodore Corbin, MD, recipient of the Vincent Zarro Community Outreach Award. See all 2018 faculty awardees.
On April 10, faculty and staff were recognized for excellence in teaching and outstanding service at the 2018 Golden Apple Award Ceremony.
Ted Corbin, MD, has been nominated as a semifinalist in the Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge, presented by Philadelphia magazine and Independence Blue Cross. (August 18, 2017)
Richard Hamilton, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, recently announced the appointment of Ted Corbin, MD, as the department's vice chair for research. (July 27, 2017)
Pulse (Summer 2017)
Ted Corbin, MD, associate professor in Drexel’s College of Medicine and Dornsife School of Public Health, and John Rich, MD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, were both on-hand to receive the Award for Professional Innovation in Victim Services. Corbin serves as the medical director of Healing Hurt People and Rich is the director of Drexel’s Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice, which houses the program. Drexel News Blog (April 7, 2017)
In the Media
April 1, 2020: Charles B. Cairns, MD, Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean, was quoted in multiple publications about new antibody tests being developed for the coronavirus, including Forbes, Business Insider, Yahoo! News and more.
March 27, 2020: Charles B. Cairns, MD, Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg dean, was quoted in a Science News article about how antibody tests detect COVID-19 exposure and how they differ from diagnostic tests.
February 20, 2020: The Healing Hurt People program, a collaboration between the College of Medicine and the Dornsife School of Public Health, was featured in a WHYY story about counseling and other efforts to address trauma and prevent violence in Philadelphia.
Winter 2020: Ted Corbin, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and co-director of the Healing Hurt People program at Drexel, was mentioned in a Harvard Public Health magazine article about the program's co-director, John Rich, MD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health.
January 15, 2020: John A. Rich, MD, and Ted Corbin, MD, co-directors of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice at the Dornsife School of Public Health, were interviewed on WTXF-TV (FOX-29)'s "Good Day Philadelphia" about recent violence in Philadelphia and how their initiative, Healing Hurt People, and other programs are helping people deal with the trauma associated with violence.
September 28, 2019: Richard Hamilton, MD, professor and chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, was quoted in a FOX News segment on the debate over the safety and efficacy of the herbal supplement kratom. The story was picked up by local FOX affiliates nationwide.
August 29, 2019: Ted Corbin, MD, a professor and vice chair for research in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and John Rich, MD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, were interviewed in a WTXF-TV (FOX-29) segment about Healing Hurt People, their trauma recovery program.
August 1, 2019: Ted Corbin, MD, professor and vice chair for research in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and John Rich, MD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, were quoted in a Philadelphia Citizen story about Healing Hurt People, their trauma recovery program.
July 6, 2019: The Community Health Worker Peer Project, an initiative of the Healing Hurt People program, was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer.
January 27, 2019: The Healing Hurt People program was mentioned in a WHYY.org story about hospitals playing a bigger role in preventing gun violence.
December 19, 2018: The College of Medicine's Emergency Medical Services Training Institute was featured in a 19 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) "Wednesday's Child" segment about 11-year-old Juliet, who visited the College to learn what it takes to be an emergency medical technician.
December 3, 2018: Richard Hamilton, MD, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, appeared on the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine podcast to discuss his military experience, game theory, training astronauts and more.
November 30, 2018: Ryan Arnold, MD, an associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, was quoted in a Delaware News Journal story about a study he led, which used big data to identify high-risk factors for death in sepsis patients. The story was also picked up by Delmarva Public Radio. Muge Capan, PhD, an associate clinical professor in the LeBow College of Business, co-authored the study.
November 28, 2018: Ryan Arnold, MD, an associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and Muge Capan, an associate clinical professor in the LeBow College of Business, were quoted in a Health Data Management article about a study they led that identified subtle symptoms that may point to greater risk of sepsis death. The article was also featured in Becker’s Hospital Review.
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