Craig Umscheid of the School of Medicine and the Penn Medicine's Center for Evidence-Based Practice authors an op-ed on the consumer’s role in doctors’ prescription choices.
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Susan Volk and Michael Atchison of the School of Veterinary Medicine discuss veterinarians’ role in translational research.
Cindy Christian of the School of Medicine and Safe Place, the Center for Child Protection and Health, is praised for her child advocacy in light of her appointment as child-abuse expert at the Philadelphia Department of Human Services.
The Pew Charitable Trusts named Zhaolan (Joe) Zhou, PhD, assistant professor of Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, as a 2010 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. The program enables scientists to take calculated risks, expand their research and explore unanticipated leads.
Marti Camacho of the School of Nursing says "average recreational athletes” account for most heat wave-related ER patients.
David Dinges of the School of Medicine says “the brain becomes less efficient the longer it works on the same task."