More than one-third of counties in the Unites States are located more than 50 miles from the nearest gynecologic oncologist, making access to specialty care for ovarian and other gynecologic cancers difficult for nearly 15 million women.
Perelman School of Medicine
Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine is featured for his experience in a military crackdown while he was conducting fieldwork in El Salvador.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
David Goldberg of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about participating in a collaborative study that revealed that organ donation rates vary throughout the United States.
Nathaniel DeNicola of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Trackers help solve a simple problem, which is that a woman’s cycle can be unpredictable and difficult to recount from memory.”
Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the price and effectiveness of new cholesterol-lowering drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors.
Ross Koppel of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on risk management and health-care data.
Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine and its Abramson Cancer Center, Leah Bernardo, also of Medicine, and Joseph Kable of the School of Arts & Sciences are highlighted for researching how Lumosity affects brain activity.
David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Individuals with features of body dysmorphic disorder have been described in the medical literature for well over 100 years, but it didn’t receive acceptance as a formal psychiatric disorder until about 30 years ago.”