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All In The News tagged "medicine"

Zika Virus Raising Fears

Damien Croft, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine was interviewed Jan. 29 on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) about Zika virus and its effects on pregnant women. 

For CHOP and Others, Treating Violence Beyond the ER is Good Medicine and Good Business 

A wire article on hospital-based violence intervention featuring Jonathan Purtle, PhD, assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was posted on Philly Voice Jan. 27. The same story was featured on WCAU-TV (NBC10)’s website Jan. 28.

People in the News

Mary M. Moran, MD, chair and associate professor of pediatrics in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in a Nov. 2 Philadelphia Inquirer “On the Board” feature for her appointment as pediatrician-in-chief at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, CEO of St. Christopher’s Pediatric Associates and associate dean for the Pediatric Clinical Campus at St. Christopher’s Hospital.

Harvard Medical School Revamps Curriculum

Drexel was mentioned in a Sept. 20 Boston Globe story about top universities revamping their medical schools’ curriculums.

A Robotic Butt Exists, and his Name is Patrick

Drexel was mentioned in a May 27 Mashable post for its part in creating a robotic butt that assists medical students in practicing proctology examinations.

Scarring a Concern With Common Flexor Tendon Injury

Thomas Trojian, MD, of Drexel Sports Medicine, was quoted in a March 11 article about common flexor tendon injuries. This is the same injury that has afflicted Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee.

Drexel to Launch Neurosciences Institute Next Month

The launch next month of the Drexel Neurosciences Institute in the College of Medicine was featured in a Feb. 5 Philadelphia Inquirer story. Erol Veznedaroglu, MD, director of the Drexel Neurosciences Institute, was quoted.

Hepatitis C Drug 'Price Wars' Unlikely to Boost Access to the Medications

Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Feb. 3 Everyday Health article about how price wars over new medications to treat Hepatitis C are unlikely to boost access for patients who need treatment.

Are You at Risk for the Female Athlete Triad?

Ellen Casey, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, authored a post on Jan. 14 for’s “Sports Doc” blog about the Female Athlete Triad.

How Doctors Detect Heart Abnormalities Through Sound

Mary Ann Kuzma, MD, associate professor in the College of Medicine; Diana Alberti, a simulation technician; and medical students Matthew Diamond, Angelica Johnson, and Maziar Shakeri were all featured on WHYY /Newsworks in a Jan. 9 story about how medical students learn to detect heart abnormalities.

Pa. Husband and Wife Team Talk about Caring for Soldiers Amid 'Constant Change' at Landstuhl

Michael Weingarten, a professor in the College of Medicine, was featured in a Nov. 6 WHYY/Newsworks story about teaming up with his wife, who is an associate professor of nursing at Villanova University, to help wounded soldiers.

For Joan Rivers’s Doctor, Fame Delivers Its Bill

Robert Sataloff, MD, a professor, chairman of the otolaryngology department and senior associate dean for clinical academic specialties in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Nov. 5 New York Times article about Dr. Gwen Korovin, the ear, nose and throat specialist who controversially operated on Joan Rivers before the comedian’s death.