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All In The News tagged "College of Medicine"

Sepsis is a leading cause of death in Delaware. Research shows why some have higher risk

Ryan ArnoldMD, a faculty member in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Nov. 30 Delaware News Journal story about a study he led, which used big data to identify high-risk factors for death in sepsis patients. Muge Capan, PhD, an associate clinical professor in the LeBow College of Business, co-authored the study.

EHRs help identify patients at greatest risk of dying from sepsis

Ryan Arnold, MD, a faculty member in the College of Medicine, and Muge Capan, an associate clinical professor in the Lebow College of Business, were quoted in a Nov. 28 Health Data Management article about a study they led that identified subtle symptoms that may point to greater risk of sepsis death. The study was also featured in a Nov. 28 Becker’s Hospital Review story.

Talent. A Football Scholarship. Then Crushing Depression.

A 2016 study about college athletes experiencing symptoms of depression, led by College of Medicine researchers, was cited in a Nov. 15 New York Times story about a freshman wide receiver at the University of Washington who struggled with mental illness during his freshman year of college.

Drug Prices on Ads: as ‘Relevant’ as Percent Daily Value on Food Labels

Syed Kaleem, a first-year medical student in the College of Medicine, authored a Nov. 9 STAT News opinion piece about why the Trump Administration’s decision to display the list price of drugs on advertisements will not be beneficial to consumers or hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for rising drug costs.

Progress & Promise Against Cancer

The College of Medicine was mentioned in an Nov. 8 post about a phone bank event hosted by the station and the American Association for Cancer Research, which will feature a panel of regional cancer experts, including Drexel College of Medicine faculty.

Can Germs Cause Alzheimer’s Disease?

Garth Ehrlich, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was featured in a Nov. 8 Philadelphia Inquirer story about his research investigating whether bacteria can cause Alzheimer’s disease.

Screen Time Before Bed Not That Bad For Children, Study Shows

Marc Johnson, clinical director of the Drexel Medicine Sleep Center, was interviewed for a Nov. 8 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment about whether screen time before bed actually disrupts children’s sleep.

The cancer-preventing HPV vaccine a dozen years on: Progress, fear, and loathing

Judith Wolf, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Nov. 7 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Gardasil, the vaccine that protects against HPV that has led to worldwide declines in the most dangerous types of the virus.

Physician Shortage Prompts Regional Solutions

The College of Medicine was mentioned in a Nov. 5 Lehigh Valley Business story about plans between Drexel and Tower Health to open a branch medical campus near Reading Hospital.

Sexual Harassment Is Rampant in Health Care. Here's How to Stop It.

Drexel's Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) program, was mentioned in a Nov. 1 Harvard Business Review story about how to reduce sexual harassment in the health care industry. 

Thousands Die Waiting for Liver Transplants. This Tactic Could Yield More Organs.

David J. Reich, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was featured in an Oct. 31 Philadelphia Inquirer story and video about a technique he is studying, called machine perfusion, to revive organs that have deteriorated in order to make them suitable for transplant into patients.

Tower Health, Drexel Select Site for West Reading Branch Campus

Drexel President John Fry was quoted in an Oct. 31 Philadelphia Business Journal story about the College of Medicine’s agreement with Tower Health to open a regional branch medical campus in Reading. The announcement of the selection for the new campus’s site was also featured in Oct. 31 stories in the Reading EagleLehigh Valley Business and WFMZ-TV (Reading).