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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.

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.

Preparing For The Next COVID-19 Crisis: A Strategy To Save Safety-Net Hospitals

Drexel College of Medicine Picked for NIH Study on COVID-19

Charles B. Cairns, MD, the Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean, and senior vice president of medical affairs at the College of Medicine, was quoted in a June 11 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about researchers from the College of Medicine and Tower Health collaborating to take part in a national NIH study on the immune responses of COVID-19 patients.

What’s Scaring the Pediatricians

Hans Kersten, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, and Daniel Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, were quoted in a May 12 New York Times story about pediatricians being worried about the impact of the coronavirus on children. 

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The College of Medicine was mentioned in a May 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about medical marijuana research at selected academic institutions across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Medical Students Team Up to Supply PPE to Philly Hospitals

The College of Medicine was mentioned in a May 6 Jewish Exponent article about Philadelphia medical students joining forces to supply personal protective equipment to area hospitals.

Screen Times Doesn't Hurt Kids' Social Skills, Study Finds

Karen F. Heffler, MD, a researcher in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a May 1 Healthline article about research associating screen exposure in infants with development of autism spectrum disorder-like symptoms later in childhood.

More Screen Time, Less Parental Playtime Increase Toddler’s ASD-Like Symptoms

Karen F. Heffler, MD, a researcher, and David S. Bennett, PhD, a professor, both in the College of Medicine, were featured in April 22 stories by WTAQ-AM (Green Bay, Wisconson) and KSNT-TV (NBC-Topeka, Kansas), and an April 21 Physician’s Weekly story about their research linking early screen time in infants with development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)-like symptoms later in childhood. The research was also reported on by KCBD-TV (NBC-Lubbock, TX), KSPR-TV (abc-Springfield, Missouri), and many other radio and television stations nationwide.

Screen Time for Tiniest Tots Linked to Autism-Like Symptoms

Karen F. Heffler, MD, a researcher, and David S. Bennett, PhD, a professor, both in the College of Medicine, were featured in April 20 stories in HealthDay, UPI, and MedPage Today about their research linking early screen time in infants with development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)-like symptoms later in childhood. The story was also reported by various broadcast media outlets nationwide including WTVH-TV (CBS, Syracuse, New York) and WNDU-TV (NBC, South Bend, Indiana).

Retired Doctors Want to Return to Work to Fight COVID-19. Here's What They Need to Know

Nielufar Varjavand, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and director of the physician reentry program, was quoted in an April 8 AAMC News article about what retired doctors need to know before returning to work to fight the coronavirus.

Prioritizing Transplants When Other Surgeries Are on Hold

Meera Nair Harhay, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an April 6 Medscape article about prioritizing transplants when other surgeries are on hold during the pandemic.