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All In The News tagged "College of Medicine"

Medical Mystery: Did This President Suffer a Death by Cherries?

Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, authored a May 3 presidential medical mystery article for the Philadelphia Inquirer about the questions surrounding Zachary Taylor’s death.

20 Confirmed E. coli Cases in Pennsylvania Link to Romaine Lettuce

Neil Nandi, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was interviewed for a WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about how to avoid food-borne illnesses.

On Mistakes

Kevin F. D’Mello, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, authored a piece for Philadelphia magazine’s May “Top Doctors 2018” issue about making – and owning up to – mistakes made while practicing medicine.

Today I Told A Woman She’s Going to Die Read

Damien Croft, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, authored a piece for Philadelphia magazine’s May “Top Doctors 2018” issue about his personal journey into the medical profession and how he may never be able to relate to his patients on the level he once imagined.

Drexel Honors Trailblazing Scientist at 16th Annual Woman One Ceremony

Janine Barber, executive assistant and program manager for the College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was interviewed for a KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) on April 30 about the Institute’s Woman One Award ceremony, which honored scientist Gloria Chisum and raised scholarship funds for Drexel medical students.

Investigation: Is the 'Five-Second Rule' Legitimate?

Neil Nandi, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an April 27 Philly Voice story about the potential health dangers associated with eating food after it has been dropped on the floor.

We're Facing a Summer "Tick Explosion." Here's How to Keep Yourself Safe.

Kayla Socarras, a PhD candidate in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an April 27 Men’s Health story about how to protect yourself against Lyme disease during tick season.

Recalling 1992’s ‘Year of the Woman,’ Lynn Yeakel Assesses Gender Equality in 2018

Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership in the College of Medicine, was interviewed during an April 26 segment on WHYY’s “Morning Edition” about gender equality, her Vision 2020 initiative and how to get more women to run for office.

A Clinical Trial Consortium Takes Root in Philadelphia

Drexel was mentioned in an April 26 MedCity News story about its participation in the PIER research consortium, which seeks to expand access to clinical trials in the Philadelphia region.

Genetically Modified Plant May Boost Supply of a Powerful Malaria Drug

Akhil Vaidya, PhD, professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an April 24 Science News story on a new genetically-modified plan that may bolster our supplies of anti-malarial drugs.

Genetically Modified Plant May Boost Supply of a Powerful Malaria Drug

Akhil Vaidya, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Science News story commenting on a research study (which he was unaffiliated with) about a genetically modified plant that could boost the supply of a powerful malaria drug.

Penn Study Finds Most Black Men with Trauma Aren’t Getting Treatment

John Rich, MD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted, and Ted Corbin, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in an April 18 WHYY story about Healing Hurt People, the violence intervention program that Rich and Corbin co-direct.