Location: Penn State College of Medicine
Two Penn State College of Medicine professors, Drs. Paul Haidet and Xuemei Huang, have been named university distinguished professors by Penn State in recognition of their academic and research achievements.
For the research investigators and physicians who make up the Four Diamonds Pediatric Cancer Research Center at Penn State Children’s Hospital, the impact of THON is felt long after the 46-hour dance marathon is over.
The Health Systems Science team at Penn State College of Medicine regularly profiles educators who communicate the value of health systems science to medical students. This spotlight highlights William J. Curry, MD, MS.
Dr. Lisa Shantz, associate professor and vice chair for education, Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, is featured in the February Penn State College of Medicine’s “Exceptional Moments in Teaching” program.
The American Cancer Society has awarded $728,000 in funding to Penn State College of Medicine researcher Shirley Bluethmann to study whether exercise reduces joint pain and increases adherence to a type of lifesaving medication called aromatase inhibitors in women who have survived breast cancer.
The incidence of thyroid cancer was associated with malpractice payouts in a recent study by Penn State Cancer Institute researchers. Because thyroid cancer is not usually fatal, the findings suggest that physicians sometimes offer unnecessary testing to avoid being sued.