Some Couples Choose Sex of a Baby; Ethicists Frown

October 25, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine shares his views on couples who try to use medical procedures to choose a baby’s sex.

Article Source: Scripps Howard News Service
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Media Contact:Phyllis Holtzman | holtzman@upenn.edu | 215-898-8721October 24, 2011

Mark O. Winkelman Named Chair of Penn Medicine Board

PHILADELPHIA -- Mark O. Winkelman, a member of the University of Pennsylvania’s Board of Trustees, has been named chair of Penn Medicine, effective Nov. 1.  He currently serves as a member of the Penn Medicine Board and its Executive Committee.

The announcement was made by David L. Cohen, chairman of Penn’s Board of Trustees, and Penn President Amy Gutmann.

Penn Team Finds Success With Talk Therapy for Schizophrenics

October 24, 2011

Aaron Beck and Paul Grant of the Perelman School of Medicine are featured for research conducted on talk therapy with schizophrenics.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Divide in Your Nose

October 12, 2011

Minghong Ma of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research about the sense of smell.

Article Source: Discovery News

Video: Health: New Research Shows Foreclosure Crisis is Creating a Public Health Threat

October 20, 2011

Carolyn Cannuscio of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the impact the foreclosure crisis is having on public health.

Article Source: CBS (Philadelphia)

Emanuel’s Brother Gets New York Times Column

October 19, 2011

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is featured for contributing to the New York Times op-ed page.

Article Source: NBC Chicago

Penn Scientists Bring Mongolian Research Project to City Streets

Last month, members of a Penn research team transformed a parking space on a Philadelphia street into a public park for a day.

Can Fertility Treatments Cause Breast Cancer?

October 18, 2011

Samantha Pfeifer of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on breast cancer rates.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

The New York Times Is Ready to Give You More Opinions

October 18, 2011

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is highlighted for writing about health care and policy for the New York Times op-ed page.

Article Source: Atlantic Wire

How a “Zeitgeber” Can Help You Beat the October Morning Blues

October 12, 2011

Philip Gehrman of the Perelman School of Medicine explains a “zeitgeber.”

Article Source: Oprah.com