Location: Penn State College of Medicine
Applications for funding from the Brad Hollinger Eating Disorder Research Endowment, which promotes research into the etiology, assessment and treatment of eating disorders across the lifespan, are open through March 14, 2019.
During the past 17 months, George Blackall, director of the Office for a Respectful Learning Environment, has collected 758 narratives from College of Medicine students hoping to recognize someone who both challenged and changed them. The program, Blackall says, is helping to make the College of Medicine an even better place for tomorrow’s medical professionals.
Mark Faulkner, Penn State Health’s general counsel, has announced plans to retire. His decision brings to a close a legal career that began in 1972, and included providing legal services to Penn State, The Milton S Hershey Medical Center, and what evolved during his tenure into Penn State Health.
Dr. Deepa Sekhar has been appointed executive director of Penn State PRO Wellness. Sekhar, a pediatrician at Penn State Health and an associate professor of pediatrics at Penn State College of Medicine, assumed the post this month.
Three first-year medical students working as patient navigators in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation organized an opportunity to provide for a family going through a financial hardship over the holidays.