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Commercial Real Estate in Berks Should Continue To Grow in ’22

The College of Medicine at Tower Health was mentioned in a Jan. 25 Reading Eagle article about how the college contributes to the growth of real estate projects in Berks County.

Bringing Gender Diversity to Medical Education Leadership - Dr. Nancy Spector, Executive Director of ELAM

Nancy Spector, MD, executive director of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) program and a vice dean at the College of Medicine, was interviewed for the Jan. 18 episode of the Osmosis podcast about how ELAM is working to create gender equity at every level of leadership in academic medicine.

Booster Shots and Omicron: Side Effects, Eligibility and More

Sarah Long, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Jan. 18 WMAQ-TV (NBC-Chicago, Illinois) story about giving teens a booster shot to fight against omicron. Long was also quoted Jan. 17 in The Mirror (UK) about whether recipients of the Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine should be concerned about heart inflammation.

Philly Children’s Weight Gain Is Making Some More Vulnerable to COVID-19, Pediatricians Say

Daniel Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the College of Medicine was quoted in a Jan. 18 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how rising obesity rates in children can put them at greater COVID risk.

When It Comes To Synthetic Drugs, Legal Does Not Necessarily Mean Safe | Opinion

Elisabeth Van Bockstaele, PhD, a professor and dean in the College of Medicine, authored a Jan. 13 NJ.com opinion post on the dangers of synthetic drug use. 

US Urges COVID Boosters Starting at Age 12 To Fight Omicron

Sarah Long, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Jan. 5 Associated Press article about a vote from advisors from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in favor of a booster for younger teens once enough time — five months — has passed since their last shot. The article ran in the Denver Gazette, News 12 Long Island, WHDH-TV (Boston, Massachusetts) and other outlets nationwide. Long was also quoted in a Dec. 5 Barron’s article on the vote.

Tower ‘Street Medicine’ Clinic Adds Eye Services

Eugene York, MD, course director of the Health Advocacy Practicum at the College of Medicine at Tower Health, was quoted in a Dec. 7 Sanatoga Post article about the Tower Health ‘Street Medicine’ clinic adding eye services. The clinics were also mentioned in a Dec. 6 WFMZ-TV (Allentown, Pennsylvania) segment.

Pennsylvania Dep Proposes Strict Limits for ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Drinking Water

The PFAS advisory group, led by Richard J Hamilton, MD, a professor and chair in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in Nov. 16 stories in the Philadelphia Inquirer and Bucks County Courier Times about the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection proposing a rule that would set maximum contaminant levels of two forms of PFAS, known as "forever chemicals." The article also ran in The Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania).

Strength in Numbers: Women in Medicine Find Power Together

Nancy Spector, MD, the executive director of the executive leadership in academic medicine program at the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Nov. 4 Medscape article about challenges faced by women leaders in medicine. 

Kids 5-11 Can Now Get Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine

Sarah Long, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in Nov. 2 articles in MedPage Today, ABC News, The Scientist, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post and The San Francisco Chronicle about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation for the use of a pediatric dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine in children between 5 and 11 years old.

At Least 89% Of Vaccinated American Adults Will Qualify for COVID-19 Booster Shots

Sarah Long, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an Oct. 29 CNN article that reported that 89% of vaccinated American adults will qualify for Covid-19 booster shots.

Are Vaccine Boosters Widely Needed? Some Federal Advisers Have Misgivings.

Sarah Long, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an Oct. 25 story in The New York Times, that also ran in The Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune and other outlets, about whether COVID-19 vaccine boosters are widely needed.