Perelman School of Medicine

Haitian Amputee Gets a New Arm

May 10, 2010

Samir Mehta of the School of Medicine discusses a Haiti earthquake victim’s crush injuries.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Health Experts Discuss Implications of Medicaid Expansion

May 5, 2010

David Grande of the School of Medicine and the Wharton School discusses the changes health-care reform will bring to Medicare.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Killer Mentally Impaired or a Schemer? Jury Deliberating on Life or Death of Man Who Killed Fed Witness, Friend

May 5, 2010

Carol Armstrong of the School of Medicine provides expert neuropsychology testimony at a criminal trial.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Anemia Drugs Hold Dangers for Kidney Patients

May 5, 2010

Jeffrey Berns of the School of Medicine discusses anemia-treatment agents.

Article Source: HealthDay News

Should Laws Push for Organ Donation?

May 2, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says “presumed consent” would help to increase organ donation.

Article Source: New York Times

Did DHS Pressure Teen to Get Abortion?

May 3, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses an ethics complaint against Philadelphia’s Department of Human Services.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Tonic Tunes

May 3, 2010

UltraSounds, an a cappella group featuring students from the School of Medicine, is featured.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Study Maps Road to Cure for Inherited Eye Diseases

May 2, 2010

Eric Pierce of the School of Medicine is cited for his research on treating inherited blindness.

Article Source: Spirit of India

The Cost of Lost Shut-Eye

May 2, 2010

Siobhan Banks of the School of Medicine says sleep deprivation can affect weight gain.

Article Source: Men’s Health
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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.