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Victory Summit – Philadelphia
A free educational event to help you on your path to living well with Parkinson's disease
August 24, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Fall Health Fair at Liberty Place
Wednesday September 25, 2019
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Rotunda at Liberty Place, 1625 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
Pennsylvania Conference for Women
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Philadelphia Kidney Walk
Sunday, October 13, 2019
AIDS Walk Philly
Sunday, October 21, 2019
28th Annual Lupus Loop Walk @ Memorial Hall Loop
Sunday, October 27, 2019
West Fairmount Park Memorial Hall
Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis @ the Navy Yard
4747 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19112
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Drexel Medicine in the Media
Meera Harhay, MD, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, was interviewed for a Philadelphia Inquirer Q&A about her recent research showing that those who lose significant weight — 10 percent of their body weight — prior to receiving a kidney transplant are at a higher risk for a poor outcome. (July 11)
Paul Nyirjesy, MD, professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, was quoted in a Prevention article about common causes of vaginal itching. (July 11)
Kevin D'Mello, MD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine, wrote an op-ed in Philadelphia Magazine about the impact the closing of Hahnemann University will have on Philadelphia. (July 8)
The Community Health Worker Peer Project, an initiative of the Healing Hurt People program based out of the Department of Emergency Medicine, was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer. (July 6)
Research by Suzanne Boyle, MD, associate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, about barriers to kidney transplant facing HIV patients was featured in a Reuters Health article. (June 26)
Brett Angel, MD, a faculty member in the Division of Cardiology, was quoted in a DOTmed Health Care Business News story about his collaborative research with Steven Wrenn, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, to develop a cardiac imaging contrast agent triggered by the heart's electrical activity. The research was also featured in a June 24 article in Medgadget. (June 18)
Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, served as a guest expert on ReachMD’s Crohn’s and Colitis podcast. Nandi discussed how to approach sexual and intimacy issues for inflammatory bowel disease patients, including quality of life measures, methods for maintaining healthy intimate relationships, and respecting boundaries, as well as the best resources for health practitioners. (June 10)
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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.
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.
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