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Events

Philadelphia Take Steps Karaoke Kickoff (Crohn's & Colitis Foundation)

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
6 p.m.
World Café Live (3025 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104)

Take Steps Kick Off

Thursday, April 4, 2019
12 - 2 p.m.
Drexel Medicine Center City at The Arnold T. Berman, MD, Building (219 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107)
Donate for a chance to 'Spin the Wheel' for prizes.

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis (Crohn's & Colitis Foundation)

Sunday, June 2, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Citizens Bank Park (1 Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia, PA 19148)

Fall Health Fair at Liberty Place

Wednesday September 25, 2019
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The Rotunda at Liberty Place

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Drexel Medicine News

Amanda Woodworth, MD, Awarded Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Community Grant
Amanda Woodworth, MD, Director of Breast Health, was named a recipient of the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Community Grant for 2018-2019. With this grant, the Drexel Breast Health and Wellness Program will support Komen Philadelphia in its mission to provide breast health education, screening and treatment to women in underserved communities—a mission that has been central to Dr. Woodworth's work. Read More

Drexel Physicians Named 2018 'Top Docs' by Philadelphia Magazine
Philadelphia magazine recently published its annual list of the region's "Top Doctors." The list of physicians, who were chosen by their peers, can be found in the May issue of the magazine. Read More

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Drexel Medicine in the Media

Anita Ko, MD, assistant professor of medicine and director of the Sleep Medicine Fellowship program, was interviewed for a WPHL-TV (PHL-17) segment offering tips for a better night's sleep. (February 4)

Anita Ko, MD, assistant professor of medicine and director of the Sleep Medicine Fellowship program, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about sleeping habits. (January 23)

Aneela Khan, MD, a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry, was interviewed for a Fox News story about the mental health effects of juvenile solitary confinement. (January 16)

Alison Carey, MD, an associate professor of microbiology and immunology, was quoted in a Health story about how long cold and flu germs can live on surfaces like doorknobs and subway poles. (January 3)

Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, was quoted in a post on Awesome Moment about the range of symptoms that accompany irritable bowel syndrome. (January 1)

Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor of medicine, authored a presidential "medical mystery" for the Philadelphia Inquirer about the death of President James K. Polk, who suffered from gastrointestinal illness during his tour of the southern United States. (December 21)

Dong Heun Lee, MD, associate professor of medicine and director of the Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine Fellowship program, Shelley Hankins, MD, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology, and College of Medicine residents authored a case study for Contagion Live about a 79-year-old heart transplant recipient who presented with a potentially fatal case of diarrhea. (December 18)

Richard Hamilton, MD, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, appeared on the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine podcast to discuss his military experience, game theory, training astronauts, and more. (December 3)

Meera Harhay, MD, MSCE, an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, was featured in a Kidney News article about the role of obesity in transplant outcomes. (December 1)

Marc Johnson, clinical director of the Drexel Medicine Sleep Center, was interviewed for a KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment about whether lack of sleep affects a person's mood. (November 28)

Marc Johnson, clinical director of the Drexel Medicine Sleep Center, was interviewed for a KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment discussing new research regarding the effect of screen time before bed on children's sleep. (November 8)

Marc Johnson, clinical director of the Drexel Medicine Sleep Center, was interviewed for a KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment about the ideal amount of sleep to get each night. (October 10)

Meera Nair Harhay, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Physician's Weekly story about her recent study that found low-income and racial minority patients face barriers to the kidney transplant preemptive waitlist. Renal and Urology News also reported the story. (October 9)

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