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All In The News tagged "College of Medicine"

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.

What Doctors Tell Their Friends About Autoimmune Diseases 

Neil Nandi, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in the September issue of Redbook magazine about inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and tips for relieving symptoms.

Parents in Prison: The Child Health Crisis no One is Talking About

Daniel R. Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored an opinion piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer about how having a parent in prison is a public health crisis for children.

Medical Mystery: Did Abolitionists Poison This President?

Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, wrote an Aug. 3 presidential medical mystery piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer about whether abolitionists poisoned James Buchanan.

How Can Emergency Departments Better Care for Sexual Assault Victims?

Ralph Riviello, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was featured in a July 27 Philadelphia Inquirer Q&A about how hospital emergency departments can better care for victims of sexual assault.