Perelman School of Medicine

Stress Fracture Could Portend Female Athlete Triad

September 28, 2015

Kate Temme of the Perelman School of Medicine explains the importance of energy availability during the female athlete triad.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Study Aims to Decode Final Words of the Dying

September 28, 2015

Matthew Mendlik of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the final words of the dying.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Do MOOCs Help?

September 23, 2015


Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is among the authors of a report on massive open online courses.

Article Source: Inside Higher Ed

Vaccine Offers New Hope for Removing Precancerous Cervical Lesions

September 21, 2015


David Weiner of the Perelman School of Medicine is mentioned for developing a vaccine that could help avoid damaging cervical treatments.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Dr. Carson, Dr. Paul, Meet Dr. Hippocrates

September 18, 2015


Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences critiques doctors who become politicians.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Pilgrims Plan: Your Guide to Surviving the Papal Visit, Body and Spirit

September 17, 2015


Brian Sennett of the Perelman School of Medicine suggests ways to protect knees and back from strain while walking during the papal visit.

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Researchers Dig for Cause of Dog Diabetes

September 17, 2015


Rebecka Hess of the School of Veterinary Medicine and doctoral student Emily Shields of the Perelman School of Medicine are cited for researching dogs with diabetes.

Article Source: HealthDay

This is Your Brain. This is Your Brain as a Weapon.

September 14, 2015

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about neural technologies and suggests that the Na

Article Source: Foreign Policy

Video: Target’s Fitbit Offer to Workers May Miss Its Mark

September 16, 2015

Mitesh Patel of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about who uses wearable fitness tracking devices.

Article Source: CNBC
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | | 215-898-9194September 15, 2015

A History Student Makes an Impact in the Operating Room at Penn

Nicholas Savino, a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, devoted a summer to examining the magnitude of blood wastage in the operating room. His independent research project helped lead to changes that have significantly reduced wastage at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

It’s not only physicians and nurses who can make a difference in health care. Sometimes it takes a history major and some careful observation to help effect positive change.