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All In The News tagged "College of Medicine"

Medicaid Expansion Under ACA Aided Low-Income Patients with CKD to Get on Transplant Waitlist

Meera N. Harhay, MD, an assistant professor in the college of Medicine, was quoted in June 21 Healio and HealthDay stories about her study that showed how Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act affected the racial and socioeconomic makeup of the kidney transplant waitlist.

Drexel Medicine Breast Surgeon and her Dog Bond Through Canine Agility Training

Amanda Woodworth, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was featured in a June 21 Philly Voice story as part of “The Doctor is Out” series about how she bonds with her dog through canine agility training.

The ‘Irreparable Harm’ of Ripping Immigrant Kids From Their Parents

Judith Cohen, MD, an affiliated faculty member in the College of Medicine, was quoted in June 20 stories in the Daily Beast and Daily Mail about how separating migrant children from their parents can cause long-term trauma and harm. Cohen was also quoted in a May 31 Salon story on the same issue.

Implantable Defibrillators May Cause Dilemmas for Older Patients

Arnold Eiser, MD, a volunteer faculty member in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a June 15 Reuters story about a study he co-authored that found implantable defibrillators may cause dilemmas for older patients.

3 Ways To Keep Your Relationship Hot This Summer

Susan Kellogg Spadt, MD, an affiliated faculty member in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a June 15 Glam post about how to boost intimacy and connection during the summer while in a long-term relationship.

My Patients are Kids Caught in the Middle of the Opioid Crisis. Who Speaks for Them?

Daniel R. Taylor, DO, associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a June 14 opinion piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer about the children in Philadelphia harmed by the opioid epidemic.

Stem Cell Derived Nerve Cells Improve Breathing in Rats with Spinal Cord Injuries

Michael Lane, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a June 8 MedGadget story about his new study that used lab-grown stem cells to improve breathing in rats with spinal cord injuries.

Breathing Paralysis Improved Through Transplantation of Lab-Grown Neurons

Michael Lane, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a June 7 story in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News about his new study that improved breathing paralysis in rats with spinal cord injuries.

Drexel Graduate Students Create Device to Help Young Musician

College of Medicine graduate students Tyler Bogaczyk, Kimanthi Gicovi and Alex Hahn were featured in a May 29 WTXF-TV (FOX-29) story about the group creating a device that would allow a fourth-grade student, born with a birth defect, to play the violin.

The Difference a Gun Makes

Ted Corbin, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine and the Dornsife School of Public Health, and Jermaine McCorey, a community health worker in the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice, were interviewed on the May 25 episode of WHYY-Radio's "The Pulse" about gun violence in Philadelphia and Drexel's Healing Hurt People program. 

The Stress of Poverty is a Serious Disease for Philly Kids

Daniel R. Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a May 21 piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer about poverty and why it is the most serious, non-infectious childhood disease.


Graduates, Take Risks and Fly High

Stan Silverman, vice chairman of Drexel's board of trustees, authored a May 21 Philadelphia Business Journal column about his message for college graduates.