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Media Contact:Jessica Mikulski | jessica.mikulski@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-8369August 28, 2012

Penn Medicine Physician Offers Model for Teaching Future Physicians Value-based Care

PHILADELPHIA — Despite the national consensus on the need to improve the value of health care while reducing unnecessary spending, teaching hospitals often struggle to design curricula to train future physicians to deliver such care to their patients.

Welcome to Hell: Philadelphia Has a Serious Case of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

September 1, 2012

Steven Berkowitz of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the PTSD rate among the urban poor.

Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine

Biotech Is Thrusting Us Into New Political Territory

August 27, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views about the future of biotech research.

Article Source: New Scientist

New Novartis Drug Shows Potential inHeart Failure

August 27, 2012

Mariell Jessup of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a new Novartis drug.

Article Source: Fox News

NIH Should Have Notified It of Superbug Outbreak, Montgomery County Official Says

August 23, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School comments on the NIH notifying Montgomery County about a superbug outbreak.

Article Source: Washinton Post

Penn Amps Up Role in Coursera Online-education Effort

August 24, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Kevin Werbach, also of Wharton, talk about preparing for Penn Coursera classes.

Article Source: Philly.com

Embattled Tanning Industry Fights Back, Taking Its Cues From Big Tobacco

August 23, 2012

Bruce Brod of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on melanoma patients and tanning.

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Media Contact:Jessica Mikulski | jessica.mikulski@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-796-4829August 23, 2012

Penn Medicine's Aaron Beck Receives International Award for Contributions to Medicine

PHILADELPHIA — Aaron T. Beck, MD, emeritus professor, Department of Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the Aaron T. Beck Psychopathology Research Center, has been awarded the Prince Mahidol Award for "exemplary contributions in the field of medicine."  The award is bestowed by the Thai Royal Family for outstanding achievements in medicine and public health worldwide. Thai Ambassador to the United States, H.E.

Potty Training: Should Parents or Child Set the Pace?

August 21, 2012

Nathan Blum of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for research about potty training.

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The Genomics of African Hunter-Gatherers: What Cutting-edge Technology Can Tell Us About Human History

August 21, 2012

Joseph Lachance of the Perelman School of Medicine blogs about research on the genomics of African hunter-gatherers.

Article Source: The Huffington Post