Perelman School of Medicine

Preparing for a Stressful Flu Season

September 7, 2009
Neil Fishman of the School of Medicine discusses the H1N1 virus and what to expect this flu season.
Article Source: New York Times

Calling Out All the Hypocrisies

September 6, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed piece on government and health care.
Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Mistrust May Cause People to Put Off Treatment

September 3, 2009
Chanita Hughes-Halbert of the School of Medicine and the Penn Center for Population Health and Health Disparities discusses patients’ mistrust of the health system.
Article Source: HealthDay News

Combination Implant Appears to Help More Heart-failure Patients

September 2, 2009
Mariell Jessup of the School of Medicine discusses automatic defibrillators.
Article Source: Chicago Tribune

VA Booklet on End-of-life Issues for Vets Defended by Ethicists, Experts

September 2, 2009
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on controversy surrounding Veterans Affairs health-planning literature.
Article Source: MCT News Service

Radio Coverage: Spotlight Africa

August 30, 2009
Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses her research on the African genome.
Article Source: KPFK Radio (Los Angeles)

Supporting Health Care Reform Is the Right Thing to Do

August 30, 2009
Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an op-ed in support of health-care reform.
Article Source: Science Progress

A Penn-Botswana Tie Born of AIDS Crisis

August 30, 2009
President Amy Gutmann; Stephen Gluckman, Harvey Friedman, Robin Canada and student Mosepele Mosepele of the School of Medicine; and Nursing student Don Payette Jr. discuss Penn’s HIV/AIDS-fighting program and other activities in Botswana.
Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Don't Wait, Get Help for Insomnia Before It's a Habit

August 26, 2009
Michael Perlis of the School of Medicine discusses insomnia treatment.
Article Source: USA Today

Don't Know Much Biology: Our Trouble Classifying the Living World

August 26, 2009
Robert Goldberg of the School of Medicine and Sharon Thompson-Schill of the School of Arts and Sciences are cited for their cognitive-learning research.
Article Source: Scientific American