Perelman School of Medicine

Medicine: Have You Hugged Your Doctor Today?

May 28, 2010

Michael Cirigliano of the School of Medicine is profiled.

A Prenatal Treatment Raises Questions of Medical Ethics

June 18, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses off-label drug benefits.

Article Source: Time

Feeling Lazy? Perfect!

June 17, 2010

Andrew Newberg and Namni Goel of the School of Medicine provide health and fitness tips.

Article Source: Self Magazine

Synthetic Biology's Promise Outweighs Its Risks

June 16, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says the creation of a synthetic bacterium “ranks as a discovery of historic significance.”

Article Source: Japan Times

No Fairy Tale: Once Upon a $50,000 Mattress

June 13, 2010

Jim Findley of the School of Medicine and the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program comments on the importance of one’s mattress in battling insomnia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

One-Third of Potential Organ Recipients Ineligible

March 23, 2008

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on organ-recipient ineligibility.

Animal Cloning: The Next Phase

June 10, 2010

Autumn Fiester of the School of Medicine comments on ethical dilemmas involved in endangered-species embryo cloning.

Article Source: BusinessWeek

Patient Navigators Lead the Way Through a Complex Medical World

June 13, 2010

Margaret Rummel of the School of Medicine discusses “patient navigators.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Study Ranks Philly Medical Schools On How Well They Fulfill Social Mission

June 15, 2010

In the first study of its kind, a group of researchers has evaluated medical schools on how well they meet their social mission, and found that none of the five Philadelphia schools ranked in the top third.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | | 215-349-5658June 15, 2010

Penn Epidemiology Professor Awarded Individual Recognition Award by College of Physicians

Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MPH, professor of Epidemiology, has received an individual recognition award by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, section on Public Health and Preventive Medicine, for her leadership role in shaping Healthy People 2020.