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COVID-19 Widened the Gender Gap Among the World’s Top Scientists

Nancy Spector, MD, executive director, and Barbara Overholser, communications and relationship manager, both in the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program in the College of Medicine, wrote a JAMA commentary mentioned in Sept. 17 Quartz story about how COVID-19 has widened the gender gap among the world’s top scientists.

Quality of Life Assessments May Inform Kidney Transplant Waitlist Practices

Meera Nair Harhay, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine and the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 13 Healio Nephrology article about how quality of life assessments are associated with varying wait times for a kidney transplant among patients with advanced chronic kidney disease.

A Toast To Women Getting the Vote

Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership and founder and president of Vision 2020 at the College of Medicine, was interviewed Aug. 20 by WCAU-TV (NBC-10) about the Women 100 celebration. Yeakel was also quoted in an Aug. 27 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about the Equal Rights Amendment.

Philadelphia-Area Companies, Researchers Battling COVID-19 Among Recipients of $10 Million in Grants

The College of Medicine was mentioned in an Aug. 27 Philadelphia Business Journal article about receiving a million dollar grant – the largest grant on the list given to institutions across Pennsylvania – through the commonwealth's COVID-19 Vaccines, Treatments and Therapies program established to support the rapid advancement of ways to prevent and treat infections.

New Class of Medical Students at Drexel University

The College of Medicine’s 2020 White Coat Ceremony, during which 269 first-year medical students in the class of 2024 officially started their medical education at Drexel, was covered Aug. 7 by WCAU-TV (NBC-10), WPVI-TV (6-abc) and KYW-TV (CBS-3).

A Physician, Not a Stereotype: The Role of Gender and Racial Implicit Bias in the Workplace

Research led by Nancy Spector, MD, executive director of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program at the College of Medicine, was mentioned in a July 15 Becker’s Hospital Review about the role of gender and racial implicit bias in the workplace.

Tennessee Scientists Have Partnered on Cutting-Edge Discoveries in a Race Against COVID-19

Paul McGonigle, PhD, co-director of the division of Interdisciplinary and Career-Oriented Programs in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies at the College of Medicine, was quoted in a July 14 Knoxville News Sentinel article about scientists partnering on cutting-edge discoveries in a race against COVID-19.

Your Mask Feels Uncomfortable? Get Over It. as a Surgeon, I Know How Vital They Are.

John Clarke, MD, an emeritus professor in the College of Medicine, wrote a July 12 perspective piece in the Washington Post about the importance of wearing a mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The piece was picked up July 12 by the SFGate.

Drexel Rolls Out App Aimed at Halting Coronavirus Outbreaks

Charles B. Cairns, MD, the Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean and senior vice president of Medical Affairs in the College of Medicine, was interviewed in a July 10 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about the "Drexel Health Tracker," a coronavirus health-tracking app.

Coronavirus Contact Tracing Raises Concerns About Digital Privacy

Charles B. Cairns, MD, the Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean and senior vice president of Medical Affairs in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a July 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about coronavirus health tracking apps.

Should Baseball Switch to an NBA-Style ‘Bubble?’ Physicians Talk COVID-19 and Pro Sports.

Charles B. Cairns, MD, the Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean and senior vice president of medical affairs at the College of Medicine, and Joseph Amon, PhD, a clinical professor and director of the Office of Global Health in the Dornsife School of Public Health, were quoted in a July 27 Philadelphia Inquirer article about whether there is a safe way for the MLB to continue its season.

What Would Happen if we Slowed Down COVID-19 Testing?

Esther Chernak, MD, an associate clinical professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and College of Medicine, was interviewed in a June 26 episode of KYW-Newsradio's "In Depth" podcast about the role of testing in response to the coronavirus, including what would happen if federal funds for testing are not renewed.