Benjamin H. Levi, a professor of pediatrics and humanities at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine, has assumed the directorship of the Center for the Protection of Children at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital.
Taking oral contraceptives continuously, rather than as traditionally prescribed for each cycle, provides earlier relief for moderate to severe menstrual cramps – dysmenorrhea – according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine.
Penn State College of Medicine has been awarded a $1 million research grant from the PA Department of Health's CURE program, earmarked for the development of a cancer treatment with commercialization potential.
Mini-courses designed to increase creative stimulation and variety in physicians' daily routines can sharpen critical thinking skills, improve job satisfaction and encourage innovative thinking, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers who piloted a series of such courses.
All 13 of Penn State Hershey Medical Group's adult primary care sites have received a designation recognizing their transition toward a new care model that promises to improve health and reduce costs of care.
Robert Gabbay, M.D., Ph.D., director of Penn State Hershey Diabetes Institute, discusses how Penn State is shaping the patient-centered medical home model for the country through patient care, education, and research.