On Wednesday, July 4, 2012, thousands of people crowded the front lawn of Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center for “An American Salute,” an Independence Day celebration featuring the Hershey Symphony Orchestra.
Penn State Hershey Medical Center has named a new chief information officer. Rod Dykehouse brings with him significant experience in academic medicine, having previously served as CIO for both UCLA Medical Sciences and Froedtert Health System, an academic partner of the Medical College of Wisconsin.
The University Park Regional Campus of Penn State College of Medicine welcomed its first group of medical students today to begin their core clinical training, in collaboration with local Penn State Hershey faculty, Mount Nittany Medical Center faculty, and other medical providers in the community.
Penn State College of Medicine has received a grant of nearly $1.2 million from the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) as part of an initiative to support human health during spaceflight.
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center this week unveiled new equipment that enhances its abilities to use radiosurgery to target brain tumors and functional disorders. The Medical Center has begun using Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion technology, which replaces its previous Gamma Knife system.
What is MDS or myelodysplastic syndrome? Here’s an explanation from Dr. David Claxton, professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology-Oncology at Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute.