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All In The News tagged "College of Medicine"

Probiotics Are Good for Your Gut — But Read This Before Buying Supplements

Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an Oct. 10 Philadelphia Inquirer article about probiotics and gut health.

Why Doctors Misdiagnose Autoimmune Diseases

Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an associate professor in Drexel College of Medicine, was quoted in a Sept. 30 Elemental article about the struggle to accurately diagnose slow-moving autoimmune disease.

Recent Deaths Reignite Debate Over Regulating Kratom

Richard Hamilton, MD, a professor and chair of Emergency Medicine at Drexel College of Medicine, was quoted in a Sept. 28 FOX News segment on the debate over the safety and efficacy of the herbal supplement kratom. The story was picked up by local FOX affiliates nationwide, including WTXF-TV (FOX-29), WBDB-TV (Jackson, Missouri) and WAGA-TV (Atlanta, Georgia).


Smooth Talker

Robert Sataloff, MD, professor and chair of otolaryngology at the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Sept. 27 Slate story about remedies that could help to clear out mucus in the mouth and throat.

St. Christopher's $50M Sale Wins OK from Bankruptcy Court

The approval of the sale of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children by the U.S Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware to Drexel and Tower Health was reported by numerous media outlets on Sept. 23 including WHYY.org, Philadelphia Business Journal and KYW Newsradio (1060-AM). The written court order approving the sale is expected to be issued shortly subject to a few revisions to related documents.

Tick Tock: Pennsylvania is Ground Zero for Lyme Disease, and One Drexel Professor is Pursuing a Cure.

Garth Ehrlich, PhD, a professor in the Drexel University College of Medicine, was quoted in a Sept. 10 Grid Philly story about why we're seeing more cases of Lyme disease.

Drexel Study to Look at Tailored 'Talk' Therapy in Helping Ease Depression and Anxiety in CF Patients

C. Virginia O'Hayer, PhD, a clinical associate professor in the College of Medicine, was featured in Cystic Fibrosis News Today in a piece about her research on a talk therapy telemedicine treatment for cystic fibrosis.

Cape Coral Man Needing Kidney Transplant Hoping for State Medicaid Expansion

Meera N. Harhay, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, led research reporting that Medicaid expansion has helped more low-income adults with advanced kidney disease avoid the costs and poor quality-of-life associated with dialysis. The findings were mentioned in an Aug. 23 WINK-TV (CBS-Fort Myers, Florida) story about a shortage of kidney transplants available in Florida. 

Using Creativity and Culture Change to Tackle Philly Food Waste

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Department of Food and Hospitality Management in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, Sheetal Bahirat, a graduate student, and Cecilia Cirne, an undergraduate student, both in the College, along with Evan Ehlers, a recent graduate of the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship and founder of the startup Sharing Excess, were quoted in an Aug. 26 Environmental Health News article about the Food Lab and other organizations in Philadelphia working to reduce food waste with sustainable and “upcycling” methods. Deutsch was also featured in an Aug. 23 Specialty Food News video from his presentation at the Summer Fancy Food Show about food alternatives to drugs.

#MeToo Meets Medicine: Philly Doctors Fight Sex Harassment, Pay Gaps by Joining Time’s Up Healthcare

Nancy D. Spector, MD, a professor at the College of Medicine and executive director of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine, was quoted in an Aug. 3 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Philadelphia-area doctors fighting sexual harassment and gender pay gaps by joining Times Up Healthcare. Drexel College of Medicine is a signatory of Time's Up Healthcare.

How Do You Heal?

Ted Corbin, MD, a professor and vice chair for research in the College of Medicine, and John Rich, MD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, were quoted in a Aug. 1 Philadelphia Citizen story about Healing Hurt People, their trauma recovery program.

The Basics of Biologics: Ulcerative Colitis Edition

Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a July 31 Health Central article about use of biologic drug therapies for ulcerative colitis.