October 01, 2019
Spoonful of Sugar is a podcast for first- and second-year medical students, created by third- and fourth-year medical students at the College of Medicine. Its goal is to provide another way for students to review information for free at their convenience while also creating a community of medical students who help each other and pass forward knowledge.
September 23, 2019
Drexel and Tower Health have entered into an agreement to acquire St. Christopher's Hospital for Children for $50 million, ensuring that the health care provider will continue its role as a vital resource for families in North Philadelphia and the region following its sale in bankruptcy court.
September 05, 2019
Drexel University researchers are exploring how Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), a type of talk therapy, delivered via telemedicine, may alleviate the anxiety and depression common among cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. The multi-site nationwide trial led by C. Virginia O’Hayer, PhD, a clinical associate professor of Psychiatry in the Drexel University College of Medicine, is supported by a three-year, $960,000 grant from the Boomer Esiason Foundation.
August 20, 2019
Medicaid expansion has helped more young, low-income adults with advanced kidney disease to avoid the costs and poor quality-of-life associated with dialysis, reports a study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine from researchers at Drexel University College of Medicine and the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel.
July 22, 2019
How does Hahnemann University Hospital’s closing relate to the University? Here’s what you need to know going forward.
July 11, 2019
Read all about the sponsored research and major gifts and recognition that were recently received by faculty at Drexel, like the 53 faculty and staff members who were named this year’s Drexel Areas of Research Excellence (DARE) awardees.
June 18, 2019
Tower Health and Drexel University held a groundbreaking ceremony on June 17 for the Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health four- year regional campus in West Reading.
June 12, 2019
Using the electrical impulses generated by the heart to carefully illuminate the picture, an ultrasound contrast dye created by Drexel University researchers is giving doctors a clearer look at the most camera-shy organ in the body. Enabling the heart to take a selfie, of sorts, means doctors could eventually be able to see the early signs of heart disease and treat it before it becomes deadly.
May 21, 2019
Unexpected weight loss can be the sign of a serious health problem, especially in kidney transplant patients whose body systems are already under duress. But a new study out of Drexel University suggests that even planned and advised weight loss could also be dangerous for kidney transplant candidates if it’s not closely monitored.
May 06, 2019
Philadelphia magazine recently published its annual list of the region's "Top Doctors." The list of physicians, who were chosen by their peers, can be found in the May 2019 issue of the magazine.
April 02, 2019
Charles B. Cairns, MD, will become the next Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean and Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs. He will succeed Daniel V. Schidlow, MD, who announced last year that he planned to retire this summer.