A growing investment in and commitment to personalized medicine and continued success in securing external support for research activity at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine will be highlights of the Medical Center's public board of directors meeting tomorrow (Sept. 12).
One way to address ongoing physician shortages in rural communities is to train medical students in the communities where they will ultimately choose to practice, and the University Park Regional Campus of Penn State College of Medicine reached a milestone during FY 2011-12 in its mission to do just that.
Three health care organizations — Holy Spirit Health System, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, and PinnacleHealth System — chose to collaborate on a comprehensive community health needs assessment on behalf of the residents of Central Pennsylvania.
Jonelle Faust of Penn State Hershey University Fitness Center weighs in on different ways that office workers can approach staying fit while working, improve their productivity, and even relieve some of the discomfort associated with office work.
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.