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Philadelphia Tribune Highlights Temple Joining NIH and University of Pittsburgh in Nationwide Precision Medicine Effort

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Temple is joining with the National Institutes of Health and the University of Pittsburgh to open an enrollment site for the All of Us Research Program – a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds. Arthur M. Feldman, MD, PhD, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM), is All of Us Lead Investigator at Temple; and Susan G. Fisher, MS, PhD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences at LKSOM, is All of Us Co-Lead Investigator at Temple. The Philadelphia Tribune highlighted moments from the All of Us kick-off event, including remarks from Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, The Lewis Katz Dean at the School of Medicine, Senior Executive Vice President for Health Affairs for Temple University, President and CEO of Temple University Health System and Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at LKSOM; Pennsylvania State Sen. Sharif Street; the Rev. Steven Avinger of North Philadelphia-based Great Saint Matthews Baptist Church; and All of Us research assistant Jeffrey Devoe. The Tribune also featured Antonisha Sinclair, who enrolled in the All of Us program at the pop-up clinic that day. Additional coverage was provided by CNBNews and Health IT Analytics.