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  • Rudman Foundation Grant Helps Prepare Top Masterman and Central High School Students for Medical Careers

    August 26, 2015

    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.

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

    August 25, 2015

    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.

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  • Leading Immunologist Katherine L. Knight to Receive 2015 Marion Spencer Fay Award

    August 18, 2015

    Drexel University College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership has selected noted immunologist Katherine L. Knight as the 2015 recipient of its Marion Spencer Fay Award. The award, which annually recognizes luminary women in science and medicine, is named for a pioneering former president of the College’s forerunner institution, the Woman’s Medical College of Philadelphia

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  • Class of 2019 Receives First White Coats

    August 11, 2015

    Drexel University College of Medicine welcomed 263 new medical students during the annual White Coat Ceremony on August 7. This tradition is celebrated by medical schools across the country and is an important first step for these future physicians as they receive the traditional symbol of clinical care and service — the white coat.

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  • Class of 2019 Receive First White Coats

    August 11, 2015

    The College of Medicine’s newest class of medical students recently took part in the time-honored tradition of receiving their very first white coats.

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  • The 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Teaching Empathy

    August 06, 2015

    When it comes down to it, empathy is one of a doctor’s most important tools, and Drexel’s College of Medicine places a special importance on teaching it to medical students.

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  • Drexel Experts Available to Comment on Pope's Visit to Philadelphia

    August 04, 2015

    <p>Pope Francis &ndash; and an estimated 1.5 million people &ndash; will descend upon the city of Philadelphia in late September as the capstone to the weeklong, international World Meeting of Families event, </span><span>during which the Pope will deliver a public mass on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway</span><span>. From concerns about security measures to transportation, anxiety is already on the rise among Philadelphians regarding how the city will handle the influx of tourists expected to double the city&rsquo;s population.&nbsp;</span>Drexel University experts are available to comment on a range of issues related to the visit including safety, public health, environmental impact, infrastructure preparedness and tourism. Experts also are able to weigh in about what this once-in-a-lifetime event &ndash; and the Pope&rsquo;s progressive views &ndash; mean for the Catholic church.</p>

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