Penn in the news
Thomas Parsons of the School of Veterinary Medicine says, “One of the challenges we face is we don’t have an accepted single measure of animal welfare. [There are] many different competing agendas.”
President Amy Gutmann, chair of President Obama’s bioethics commission, discusses the panel’s recommendations on the 21-day quarantines of those exposed to Ebola.
Sherrill Davison of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on the condition of snowy owls recovered from New England in comparison to those found in Philadelphia.
Doctoral student Timothy Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for analyzing online searches about health problems.
Emily Conant of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about testing for breast cancer and the legislation in some states that requires doctors to inform women when they have dense tissue.