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All In The News tagged "College of Medicine"

Good Day Discusses Trauma, Grief in Light of Violent Start to 2020 in Philadelphia

John A. Rich, MD, and Ted Corbin, MD,  co-directors of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice at the Dornsife School of Public Health, were interviewed on the Jan 15 broadcast of WTXF-TV (FOX-29)'s "Good Day Philadelphia" about recent violence in Philadelphia and how their initiative, Healing Hurt People, and other programs are helping people deal with the trauma associated with violence.

Managing OFF Episodes in Parkinson Disease

Jill M. Giordano Farmer, DO, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was featured in a January 7 NeurologyLive panel discussion video about managing Parkinson's Disease.

Tower Health, Drexel Complete $50m Deal for St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

The completion of the acquisition of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children by Drexeland Tower Health was reported Dec. 15 by a number of media outlets including Philadelphia Business Journal, The Philadelphia Inquirer and WFMZ-TV (Allentown, Pennsylvania).

An Essay on Choosing Wisely in Medicine

The Choosing Wisely Program at the College of Medicine was mentioned in a Dec. 14 MD magazine article about how medical providers and patients can better decide when particular medical procedures, tests and prescriptions are worth pursuing.

Load Management: Sound Strategy or ‘Crapshoot’ for Sixers’ Championship Hopes?

Thomas Trojian, MD, chief of sports medicine at the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Dec. 9 story about whether there is a justification for the Philadelphia 76ers’ decision to limit the playing time of Joel Embiid, a strategy known as "load management."


Drexel's College of Medicine was mentioned in a Nov. 27 Philadelphia magazine story about the efforts of local medical schools to recruit and support more black men in medicine.

Rapamycin Has Anti-Aging Effect on Human Skin

Christian Sell, PhD, an associate professor at the College of Medicine, and colleagues, recently published a study showing potential use for Rapamycin to reduce skin aging. The findings were covered Nov. 26 by and Nov. 28 by McKnights Long-Term Care News, Medical News Today, Derm City and Medical Daily.

Rapamycin May Slow Aging in Human Skin, Study FindsNov-26-Sell-UPI

Christian Sell, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in Nov. 26 United Press International and Specialty Medical Dialogues stories and a Medical Life Sciences story on Nov. 25 about his research exploring the use of Rapamycin, a drug typically used to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients, to reduce signs of skin aging.

Philadelphia Medical Schools Try Alternative Therapies to Help Students Cope with Stressful Profession

The College of Medicine was included in a Nov. 18 Philadelphia Inquirer story about counseling and alternative therapy support that local medical schools offer their students. Lisa Chang, a student in the College of Medicine, was quoted in the story.

Drexel Doctor: Gender Disparities in Pediatrics Hurt Patients and Physicians

Nancy Spector, MD, a professor and associate dean in the College of Medicine, is featured in a Nov. 14 Philadelphia Inquirer story about leading a recently published study on the myths behind the gender imbalance in pediatrics leadership. 

Addressing the Lack of Women in Leadership Positions in Academic Programs

Nancy Spector, MD, a professor and associate dean in the College of Medicine, was featured in a Nov. 13 WIA Report story about leading a recently published study on the lack of women in leadership positions in pediatrics.

They Can Save Lives, Sure. but for the Business Side of Health Care, These Doctors Go Back to School.

The Physician Leadership Academy created by the Drexel Solutions Institute for physicians in the Crozer-Keystone Health System was featured in a Nov. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer story. The program’s goal is to get doctors to think about the business side of health care. David Stein, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine; David Becher, PhD, an associate professor in LeBow College of Business; Lauren D’Innocenzo, PhD, an assistant professor in LeBow College; and Anna Koulas, executive director of the Drexel Solutions Institute, were noted in the story.