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Media Contact:Jessica Mikulski | | 215-349-8369September 25, 2012

Penn Medicine Receives $7.7 Million Grant From Department of Defense to Study PTSD

PHILADELPHIA – A team of researchers led by Edna Foa PhD, professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry and director of the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety (CTSA) at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania , has received a $7.7 million grant from the Department of Defense (DoD) to study the most effective way to implement Prolonged Exposure ther

Video: Penn Museum Brings Exhibit to Visually Impaired

September 24, 2012

Penn Museum is featured for the Touch Tours, offered to the visually impaired.

Article Source: 6ABC
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | | 215-898-9194September 24, 2012

Inspired as a Child, a Penn Dental Medicine Student Hopes to Return the Favor

Whenever Miguel Padilla-Hernández, a fourth-year student in the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, visits his family back in California, conversations are peppered with questions such as, “’Oh, this tooth hurts, why does this tooth hurt?” or “Why is this tooth changing colors?”

Many dental students might want a break from these kinds of conversations while away from school, but for Padilla the questions serve to validate his decision to pursue a career in health care.

Philly Research Team May Share in $100 Million for Study of PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury

September 20, 2012

Edna Foa of the Perelman School of Medicine is noted for her research on treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Article Source: Newsworks
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460September 19, 2012

Animated Film Screenings Highlight Penn Conference

From Paleolithic cave paintings to the latest wave of 3D motion pictures, animation has captured our imagination by bringing objects to virtual life for thousands of years.

On Sept. 21-22, scholars and animation producers will meet at the University of Pennsylvania for a collaborative conference, “Enchanted Drawing II: Animation Across the Disciplines.”

On the Job: Diversity Helps Workers Feel Special

September 16, 2012

Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School comments on the significance of diversity.

Article Source: USA Today

For Penn, Gutmann’s Tenure Is Proving Golden

September 16, 2012

President Amy Gutmann is profiled.

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North Philly Community Garden a Bright Spot Amid the Blight Spots

September 11, 2012

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice share his thoughts on how community gardens play a role in improving urban neighborhoods.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460September 13, 2012

Christopher Phillips Brings His Socrates Cafés and Constitution Cafés to University of Pennsylvania

What a difference a year makes.

Engaging Latino Alumni: Basic Steps

September 7, 2012

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her views about engaging Latino alumni within higher education.

Article Source: Diverse