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All In The News tagged "College of Medicine"

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).

Medical mystery: The case of John Quincy Adams' odd quivering

Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, authored an Oct. 19 presidential “medical mystery” for The Philadelphia Inquirer about John Quincy Adams’ quivering. 

Researchers Find Best Amount Of Rest In World’s Largest Sleep Study

Marc Johnson, clinical director of the Drexel Medicine Sleep Center, was interviewed for a Oct. 10 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment about the ideal amount of sleep to get each night.

When is it OK to drink alcohol while pregnant? Never, doctors say

Renee Turchi, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 24 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a report she co-authored, which found that alcohol-related birth disorders are far more common than previously believed.

Kavanaugh allegations raise questions about alcohol, sexual assault, and the reliability of memory

Jessica Barson, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Sept. 20 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the effects of alcohol on the teenage brain and how that science may inform allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

The Kavanaugh case: Trouble for GOP in midterms?

Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Sept. 20 WHYY story comparing controversies surrounding the Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas 1992 confirmation hearings.

5 Expert-Approved Home Remedies for Vaginal Itching

Paul Nyirjesy, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Sept. 12 Prevention story article about home remedies for vaginal discomfort.


Flashpoint: Survivors of trauma, Dixie Hummingbirds at 90, legacy of Danny DeGennaro

Ted Corbin, MD, a professor and vice chair for research in the College of Medicine, was interviewed for KYW Newsradio’s “Flashpoint” podcast about the effects of trauma from gun violence and how Drexel’s Healing Hurt People program is aiding survivors.