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.
Penn Museum’s new exhibit, “Artifact Lab,” is featured.
The Green Fund’s sustainable ideas and projects are discussed and spotlighted.
The “touch tours” offered by the Penn Museum are highlighted.
A gift from Joel and William Smilow to support Penn Medicine’s translational research activities is featured.
Penn Receives Gift to Name Smilow Center for Translational Research and Enhance Bioinformatics Efforts
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania has received an undisclosed gift from father and son philanthropists Joel and William Smilow to support Penn Medicine’s translational research activities, naming the Smilow Center for Translational Research in the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Penn Bridges Disparities Through Diversity and Cultural Competence in the Midst of Health-care Reform
Health-care reform and cultural competence in health-care delivery are hot topics. Research has shown that cultural competence is a key strategy for bridging health and health-care disparities.
The ‘touch tours’ offered at the Penn Museum are spotlighted.