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Media Contact:Holly Auer | holly.auer@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-200-2313May 14, 2012

Penn-Developed Medical Record Tool Cuts Down on ER CT Scans in Patients With Abdominal Pain

A new electronic medical record tool that tallies patients' previous radiation exposure from CT scans helps reduce potentially unnecessary use of the tests among emergency room patients with abdominal pain, according to a study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania that will be presented today at the annual meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.

Robot Soldiers Will Be a Reality – and a Threat

May 11, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences writes an op-ed about brain-machine interface technology.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal

For Defibrillators to Save Lives, People Have to Use Them

May 11, 2012

Roger Band of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “If CPR and AEDs were employed for every cardiac arrest, hundreds of thousands of lives would be saved annually, in the U.S. alone.”

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

The Mother of Psychodrama

May 12, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences highlights his mother’s memoir, To Dream Again.

Article Source: Psychology Today

The Struggle to Save a Cycling Crash Victim

May 14, 2012

An excerpt from Michael Vitez’s book The Road Back: A Journey of Grace and Grit features the difficulty in helping save student Matt Miller of the Perelman School of Medicine after a cyclingcrash.

Article Source: Philly.com

Obesity Fight Must Shift From Personal Blame – U.S. Panel

May 8, 2012

Shiriki Kumanyika of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the rising issue of obesity in America.

Article Source: Reuters

40 Under 40 Class of 2012

May 11, 2012

Nehal Mehta of the Perelman School of Medicine is profiled.

Article Source: The Business Journals
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194May 11, 2012

Penn Vet Researcher Tracy Bale Receives the Society for Women’s Health Research Medtronic Prize

PHILADELPHIA — Tracy L. Bale of the University of Pennsylvania received the Society for Women’s Health Research Medtronic Prize for Scientific Contributions to Women’s Health at a gala dinner last night in Washington, D.C.

Researcher Kevin Jones Recruits People for Much-Needed HIV Studies

May 8, 2012

Kevin Trimell Jones of the Perelman School of Medicine is profiled for his work in Penn’s HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Division.

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Video: Mind Wars: Brain Science and the Military in the 21st Century

May 8, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is spotlighted at an event featuring his book Mind Wars.

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