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Insurance Affects ICU Survival Rate in U.S.: Study

May 17, 2010

Sarah Lyon of the School of Medicine is cited for research on how insurance affects medical care in intensive-care units.

Article Source: Reuters

Video: Parenting Perspective: Comparing Childhood Development

May 17, 2010

Neill Epperson of the School of Medicine and Center for Women's Behavioral Wellness says a child’s development is unique and should not be compared to other children’s.

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Marc Kaplan | | May 18, 2010

Penn School of Medicine Teaching Awards Announced

PHILADELPHIA – Teaching awards for the 2009-2010 academic year have been announced by the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

The honorees are:

• Leonard Berwick Memorial Teaching Award -- Peter Crino and Bruce Sachais.

Doctors and Dentists Can Face Complaints About Pushing Cosmetic Treatments

May 18, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says cosmetic-treatment advertising presents a conflict of interest.

Article Source: Washington Post

Sports Genes

May 17, 2010

Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is credited for genetic research conducted in Africa.

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | | 215-898-1422May 18, 2010

Penn Faculty Senate Announces Leadership for 2010-11

PHILADELPHIA -- Robert C. Hornik will serve as chair of the University of Pennsylvania Faculty Senate in 2010-11, succeeding Harvey Rubin.

Camille Charles has been named chair-elect.

Germs in Hiding

May 14, 2010

Cindy Hoegg of the School of Medicine provides tips on germ management.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Medical School Graduate's Passion Spans Globe

May 16, 2010

Aura Obando, a graduating student in the School of Medicine, is profiled for her international medical work.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Beware of Genetic Testing

May 16, 2010

Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine authors an op-ed on ethical issues surrounding genetic testing.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Mind Control: How to Focus and Pay Attention

May 14, 2010

Andrew Newberg of the School of Medicine discusses meditation and is cited for his book “How God Changes Your Brain.”

Article Source: Family Circle