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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460 April 30, 2010

Faculty Members Receive 2010 Lindback and Provost’s Awards

PHILADELPHIA – Twelve University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been honored as recipients of the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Provost’s Awards for Teaching Excellence and Provost’s Awards for Distinguished Ph.D. Teaching and Mentoring.

The Lindback Awards, presented to members of Penn’s standing faculty since 1961, recognize distinguished teaching at colleges and universities throughout the Mid-Atlantic service area of Abbotts Dairies Inc.  Christian Lindback was president and principal of Abbott’s Dairies.  

$1,000 Personal Genome Coming: Are We Ready?

April 30, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says genetic and environmental factors must be weighed equally when confronting disease.

Article Source: WebMD

The 2010 TIME 100

April 29, 2010

Edna Foa of the School of Medicine is named one of Time Magazine’s “100 people who most affect our world.”

Article Source: Time

11 to Receive Benjamin Franklin Medals

April 29, 2010

Peter Nowell of the School of Medicine receives the Benjamin Franklin Medal for his cancer research.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Looking for Live Liver Donors, Desperate Patients Ask the Public for Help

April 29, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses “stranger implants.”

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Medical Students Honor Donors' Ultimate Gift

April 28, 2010

Meredith Curtis, a student in the School of Medicine, comments on cadaver donation.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Michaels' Type of Hemorrhage Has Wide Range of Outcomes

April 26, 2010

M. Sean Grady of the School of Medicine discusses subarachnoid hemorrhages.

Article Source: CNN

N.Y. Lawmaker Wants Organ Donation Presumed

April 28, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says demand outweighs supply when it comes to organ donation.

Article Source: Associated Press

Soda Stats: How Those Empty Calories Add Up

April 21, 2010

Michael Rickles of the School of Medicine discusses soft drinks and their effect on health and weight gain.

The Times and Trials of Dr. Ahmed

April 25, 2010

John Stanley of the School of Medicine comments on the application of the anti-blistering drug IVIG.

Article Source: Boston Globe