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All In The News tagged "College of Medicine"

He Was Shot by a Stranger but Treated Like a Criminal When He Reached the ER

Ted Corbin, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and Dornsife School of Public Health, and John Rich, MD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, both co-directors of the Center for Nonviolence & Social Justice, were featured in an Oct. 13 TIME article about racial disparities and biases in treatment of patients in emergency room settings.

Johnson & Johnson Sends Booster Data to FDA. Here’s What Comes Next.

Sarah Long, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an Oct. 5 Barron’s article about what comes next now that Johnson & Johnson has sent data on their booster shot candidate to the Food and Drug Administration.

Oteseconazole Promising for Recurrent Yeast Infections

Mark Martens, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Sept. 30 Medscape article about recent data showing that an oral antifungal agent called oteseconazole may be safe and effective in treating acute and recurrent yeast infections.

Moderna Is Likely To Get FDA Approval for Smaller Booster, Report Says

Sarah Long, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Sept. 30 Barron’s article that reported that the Food and Drug Administration is likely to authorize a booster dose of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine. 

Who Should Get Pfizer Booster Shots? Why? A Panel of the C.D.C. Is Trying to Sort It Out.

Sarah Long, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in Sept. 22 stories in The New York Times, STAT and Medscape about the latest on Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots, including who should get them and why. 

Hormones May Contribute to Asymmetrical Effects of Brain Injury

Ramesh Raghupathi, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in The Scientist on Sept. 2 in a story about a new study looking at how hormones might contribute to differences in how people are affected by brain injuries. 

More People in PA and NJ Started Coronavirus Vaccinations in August Than in July

Esther Chernak, MD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and College of Medicine and director of the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication, was quoted in an Aug. 25 story in The Philadelphia Inquirer about an Inquirer data analysis that reported that Pennsylvania and New Jersey have already administered more first doses of coronavirus vaccine in August than July.

CDC Advisers Vote To Recommend 3rd Dose for Immune-Impaired

Sarah Long, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an Aug. 13 Bloomberg article, that also ran on San Diego Union Tribune, Boston Globe and other outlets, about the CDC recommending a third COVID-19 vaccine dose for those who are immune-impaired.

Med School Class Hopes To Curb Projected Doctor Shortage

Karen Restifo, MD, JD, regional vice dean for the College of Medicine at Tower Health campus, and Charles B. Cairns, MD, the Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean, and senior vice president of medical affairs at the College of Medicine, were quoted in an Aug. 4 WFMZ -TV segment about medical students arriving to the West Reading campus. Students Alexis Price-Moyer and Davin Evanson were also interviewed.

Medical School Students Share Message Through Mural

Karen Restifo, MD, JD, regional vice dean for the College of Medicine at Tower Health campus, was quoted in stories about students from the inaugural class of the new College of Medicine at Tower Health campus painting a community mural sponsored by ruOK Berks?, the Berks County Suicide Prevention Task Force. The news was reported Aug. 4 by WFMZ-TV.

COVID-19 Vaccines Are Still Emergency Use. Why Hasn’t the FDA Given Full Approval Yet?

Charles B. Cairns, MD, the Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean, and senior vice president of medical affairs at the College of Medicine, was interviewed for the July 27 episode of KYW-Newsradio’s “In Depth” podcast to discuss the difference between emergency use authorization and full approval of COVID-19 vaccines and how this designation might influence vaccination efforts.

Wyomissing, West Reading Prepare For Arrival of Medical Students

The upcoming opening of the College of Medicine’s campus in West Reading in collaboration with Tower Health was featured in a July 12 WFMZ-TV (Allentown, Pennsylvania) story about Wyomissing and West Reading preparing for the arrival of the medical students.