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  • Researchers Investigate How to Make the Heart Beat with Ultrasonic Waves

    April 30, 2015

    Ultrasound, the imaging technology used by health professionals for sonograms and to view the heart and other organs, may also be effective in helping heart cells beat faster. That’s according to Drexel University researchers who published a study describing the ultrasound settings that can change the beat frequency of cardiac cells. The study was published ahead-of-print in the Journal of Applied Physiology.

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  • Woman One Scholarship Program Reaches New Milestone

    April 28, 2015

    Scholarships for the Woman One program will now be raised to $100,000 over four years of medical study. The scholarships are presented by the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership of Drexel University College of Medicine and are awarded annually to women from underrepresented populations seeking to become physicians.  The announcement was made during an event honoring the 2015 Woman One Award recipient Lynne Honickman.

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  • Drexel/Rotary International Expands Maternal and Child Healthcare Training in Uganda

    April 27, 2015

    The Maternal and Child Health Care Project between Drexel University and Makerere University School of Health in Kampala, Uganda, continues to grow. A team recently returned from a multi-week mission that addressed the maternal and infant mortality rate in the East African country, where 16 mothers die in childbirth every day. Thanks to continued support from Rotary International and Rotary Clubs in both Pennsylvania and Uganda, this unique partnership has flourished.

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  • President Fry speaking during the third town hall of 2015 on the University's refreshed strategic plan.

    College of Medicine the Focus of President Fry’s 3rd Town Hall

    April 24, 2015

    Continuing his series of town halls on the strategic plan, President John A. Fry talked with faculty and professional staff at the Queen Lane Campus about the future of Drexel, including Queen Lane specifically.

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  • Unique Partnership Helps Train U.S. Air Force Elite

    April 24, 2015

    The Department of Emergency Medicine is marking a major milestone in a unique partnership with the United States Air Force. They are celebrating the ten year anniversary of a program that helps provide paramedic training for elite Air Force Pararescue candidates.

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  • Celebrating a New Health Outreach Project Clinic

    April 20, 2015

    Medical students at Drexel University are required to do some type of meaningful community service as part of the College of Medicine’s first-year curriculum. The majority of students continue to volunteer for community service projects above and beyond their first-year requirements, with many opting to volunteer at one of the college’s student-run Health Outreach Project (HOP) clinics.

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  • 20th Annual Golden Apple Awards

    April 13, 2015

    The Golden Apple Awards recognize excellence in teaching and outstanding service to the students of Drexel University College of Medicine. Students and nominees recently gathered together at the Queen Lane Campus for the 20th Annual Golden Apple Teaching Awards Ceremony during which the coveted gold statues were handed out.

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  • Caring Together is an organization which works toward helping women suffering from substance addiction.

    Helping Women for 25 Years, Drexel Professor Starts New Program

    April 02, 2015

    Barbara Schindler’s Caring Together program has helped women struggling with addiction for more than two decades and now she’s expanding her focus to women who are returning from incarceration.

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