Philadelphia, a City Stalked by Overdoses Fights Back
New York Times | February 20, 2018
Benjamin Cocchiaro and Jeanmarie Perrone of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about helping patients struggling with substance abuse who experience withdrawal sickness.
Black Patients With A-fib at Higher Risk of Stroke, Penn Study Finds
Philly.com | February 20, 2018
Rajat Deo of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for finding that black patients with atrial fibrillation are at a higher risk of stroke than white patients. He says, “I strongly believe that we have enough information from our study and others to implement community-based programs for the detection of cardiac arrhythmia such as atrial fibrillation and the subsequent initiation of anticoagulation therapy.”
A Call for Elite Schools to Redefine ‘Merit’
Diverse | February 19, 2018
Manuel S. González Canché of the Graduate School of Education writes about college and universities with need-blind admissions practices and the need for highly selective education institutions to redefine “merit.”
Can You Revise a Book to Make It More Woke?
Vulture | February 18, 2018
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about the frequent use of the white hero versus the dark other found in literature.
Student Walk-outs Might Slow Down School Shootings
Philadelphia Inquirer | February 16, 2018
Jonathan Zimmerman of the Graduate School of Education pens an op-ed encouraging American high school students to walk out over school shootings in order to spark change in gun policy.