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LKSOM Student Pens Narrative Medicine
Piece about Caring for Her Mother


(February 14, 2019) - The Philadelphia Inquirer published a narrative medicine essay written by Ghazal Khorrami, a second-year medical student at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
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LKSOM Student’s Op-Ed Published in the New York Times


(February 14, 2019) - The New York Times published an op-ed and photos from Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) student Eric Curran, depicting the graphic aftermath of efforts by Temple University Hospital’s skilled trauma team to save the life of a gunshot victim. The piece dramatically underscores Temple’s daily dedication to preserving the lives and protecting the health of Philadelphians.
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Dr. Henry Pitt Co-Authors Study on
Gallbladder Removal During Pregnancy


(February 12, 2019) - Henry A. Pitt, MD, FACS, Associate Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs and Professor of Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Chief Quality Officer of Temple University Health System, and colleagues studied a large database of women in California who underwent a laparoscopic or open cholecystectomy between 2005 and 2014 for gallstones or other benign disease and compared pregnant women who had the operation within 90 days prior to delivery with those who had it within three months after childbirth.
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Media Coverage of Temple University Hospital
and Jeanes Hospital Making Healthgrades 2019
America’s 250 Best Hospitals List


(February 12, 2019) - The Advisory Board and Philadelphia Business Journal covered the news that Temple University Hospital and Jeanes Hospital both were named one of Healthgrades 2019 America’s 250 Best Hospitals. The distinction places TUH and Jeanes in the top five percent of more than 4,500 hospitals for clinical excellence across 32 outcomes and conditions as measured by Healthgrades, a leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
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Temple Heart and Vascular Institute Receives Grants from National Organization Dedicated to Women with Heart Disease


(February 8, 2019) - The Temple Heart and Vascular Institute has received grants from “WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease” to support Temple University Hospital’s membership in the WomenHeart National Hospital Alliance (NHA). The NHA is made up of a network of hospitals that seeks to ensure that women who are living with heart disease have access to information, education and patient support services. Deborah L. Crabbe, MD, FACC, FAHA, Professor of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, was quoted in the Philadelphia Sunday Sun, which covered the announcement, and also discussed what this could potentially mean for the women of North Philadelphia in an appearance on WURD Radio (96.1 FM/900 AM).
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Dr. Arthur Feldman Honored with
American College of Cardiology Award


(February 8, 2019) - Arthur M. Feldman, MD, PhD, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, has been recognized with the 2019 Distinguished Scientist Award-Basic Domain by the American College of Cardiology.
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Temple University Hospital’s New Mamava Pod Highlighted


(February 7, 2019) - Temple University Hospital (TUH) has installed a Mamava pod in the lobby of Boyer Pavilion. PhillyVoice detailed how the Mamava pod offers employees and visitors a private space to either pump breast milk or nurse a baby and is part of TUH’s continued efforts to support mothers and babies.
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Dr. Aditi Satti Shares Her Concerns
about E-Cigarettes and Vaping


(February 7, 2019) - Aditi G. Satti, MD, Associate Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and Director of the Smoking Cessation Program and Co-Director of Respiratory Therapy at Temple University Hospital, voiced what she believes the public should know about e-cigarettes as part of a PhillyVoice article on the subject.
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Dr. Sharon Herring Describes How a $3.47M NIH Grant
Will Help New Mothers Monitor Their Weight


(February 6, 2019) - Sharon J. Herring, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Obstetrics & Reproductive Sciences, and Clinical Sciences at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, spoke to the Temple News about the five-year, $3.47 million grant awarded to a Temple-led research team from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Herring is the principal investigator on the grant.
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Dr. Servio Ramirez and LKSOM Research Team Receive
Award to Advance Blood Test for Traumatic Brain Injury


(February 6, 2019) - Researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) have been awarded a proof-of-concept program award from the University City Science Center to advance the development of a blood test for the evaluation of traumatic brain injury. The Science Center’s QED Program will provide a total of $700,000 to researchers at four institutions, including Temple. Servio H. Ramirez, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at LKSOM, is the principal investigator on the research.
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