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Video: The Right Medicine for Obamacare

November 8, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School talks about how the election changed the health-care industry.

Article Source: CNBC

Long-term Care and Dignified Voting

November 5, 2012

Jason Karlawish of the Perelman School of Medicine pens an op-ed about long-term-care facilities and voting.

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Elite Education for the Masses

November 3, 2012

Al Filreis of the School of Arts and Sciences comment on the “unexpected intimacy” of the large online classes offered via Coursera.

Article Source: Washinton Post

How to Reduce Workplace Gender Segregation and Help Women Obtain Higher Paying Jobs

November 5, 2012

Matthew Bidwell of the Wharton School is cited for his collaborative paper “Do Women Choose Different Jobs From Men? Mechanics of Application Segregation in the Market for Managerial Workers.”

Article Source: Forbes
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 2, 2012

Looking at the Big Picture: Penn Researcher Receives Grant to Study Success at Minority-serving Institutions

Panoramic images enable one to see everything in one complete picture, providing a better understanding of the entire setting.

And when looking at the landscape of higher education and student success, the viewer has to be able to see more than just a snapshot of public and private schools.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 2, 2012

Penn Nursing: It’s Personal

As a student at Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School, Stephanie Kelly decided on a career in nursing.  For her, it was not simply a desire to change the world through the science; it was much more personal.

Audio: Penn Researcher Explains Some Basics of ‘Built Environment’ Research

October 29, 2012

Carolyn Cannuscio of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is interviewed about urban health disparities.

Article Source: Newsworks
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Media Contact:Sara Stewart | arg@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-3617October 24, 2012

Penn's Arthur Ross Gallery Presents '9 Perspectives'

PHILADELPHIA — “9 Perspectives On a Photography Collection” mines the extensive photography holdings in the University of Pennsylvania’s Art Collection of more than 800 prints acquired during the last 100 years and will open at the Arthur Ross Gallery on Nov. 12.

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Media Contact:Holly Auer | holly.auer@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5659October 24, 2012

Penn Medicine Researchers Map Strategy for "Choosing Wisely" on Low-Value Health Care Services

PHILADELPHIA — Cutting the expenses associated with “low-value” medical tests and treatments – such as unnecessary imaging tests and antibiotics for viral infections that won’t benefit from them – will require a multi-pronged plan targeting insurance companies, patients, and physicians, according to a JAMA Viewpoint article published this week by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Media Contact:Holly Auer | holly.auer@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5659October 23, 2012

Penn Researchers Receive Grant to Explore Brain Training to Help Change Behaviors That Increase Cancer Risk

PHILADELPHIA — Most people know thatsmoking, a bad diet, and physical inactivity can lead to catastrophic personal health consequences, including cancer. Yet millions continue to smoke, eat poorly, and fail to get enough exercise. A new project led by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania aims to devise programs that help them change these risky behaviors and cut their risk of cancer.