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All In The News tagged "College of Medicine"

Three Orgs Are Bringing Accessible Healthcare and Clinical Trials to West Philly Neighborhoods

Drexel's partnership with the Lazarex Cancer Foundation to establish Community IMPACT, a program that will focus on reducing cancer and improving health outcomes in Philadelphia, starting in West Philadelphia was featured in a July 3 Technically Philly story. The program involves the Dornsife School of Public Health, College of Nursing and Health Professions and College of MedicineLoretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, vice president for Health and Health Equity and professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted the story.

100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage and the Road Ahead for Women in Politics

Lynn Yeakel , director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership at Drexel College of Medicine, was featured June 24 in a  WITF  segment on gender disparities among those in public office and efforts to mobilize female voters.

New Dye Helps Control 'Lighting' for Sharper Images of Heart

Brett Angel, MD , a faculty member from the College of Medicine, was quoted in a June 18 DotMed Health Care Business News story about collaborate research with Steven Wrenn, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, to develop a cardiac imaging contrast agent triggered by the heart’s electrical activity.




'Economic Game-Changer': Ground Broken on Drexel/Tower Health Medical School in Wyomissing

The June 17 groundbreaking for the construction of the Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health regional campus in West Reading was featured in the Reading Eagle, Lehigh Valley Business, and WFMZ-TV.

Autism mutation may disrupt brain structure by disabling mitochondria

Austin Legido, MD, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a June 13 Spectrum News story about research out of George Washington University that suggests autism is caused by a genetic mutation that disables mitochondria in brain cells. 

Find a tick on your body? In Pa., you can get it tested — for free.

A microbiology and immunology research lab, that focuses on identifying diseases carried by ticks, led by Garth Ehrlich, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in a June 13Philadelphia Inquirer story about a similar lab currently being operated at East Stroudsburg University. 

Medical Mystery: Gerald Ford’s Philadelphia Headache

Allan B. Schwartz, MD,  a professor in the College of Medicine, authored a May 3 "Medical Mystery" story for  The Philadelphia Inquirer  about what caused Gerald Ford to get a severe headache during the 2000 Republican National Convention.

Garlic Is Not a Yeast Infection Remedy, According to This Gynecologist's Viral Thread & Here Are The Many, Many Reasons Why

Paul Nyirjesy, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an April 23 Bustle story about the idea of using garlic to treat yeast infections.

A "Tick Explosion" Is Coming This Summer, and No One Is Safe

Kayla Soccarras, a doctoral researcher in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an April 23 Yahoo! Lifestyle story about an impending uptick in bug populations this summer and how to avoid tick bites.

Why Leonardo da Vinci’s Brilliance Endures, 500 Years After His Death

A partnership between the College of Medicine and the New York Academy of Art, to provide art and medical students the opportunity to sketch and study human physiology, was featured in the May edition of National Geographic in a story about the legacy of Leonardo da Vinci. 

Drexel Names New Medical School Dean

The Philadelphia Business Journal reported on April 3 the announcement of Charles B. Cairns, MD, as the new dean of the College of Medicine. President John Fry was quoted in the story.

Midlife Hormonal Changes Add Fat, Subtract Lean Muscle in Women

Owen Montgomery, MD, a professor and chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a March 27 Everyday Health story about the effects of hormonal changes on fat and muscle for women heading into menopause.