Location: Penn State College of Medicine
Highmark Health and Penn State Health are making progress in addressing opioid misuse and addiction in central Pennsylvania, responding to the region’s needs with an approach that emphasizes primary prevention, safe prescribing, high-quality and accessible treatment for substance use disorder, innovative research and medical education, and community supports.
Babies exposed to opioids while their mothers were pregnant with them may need special care even before they start to experience withdrawal symptoms, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Chixiang Chen, a Penn State College of Medicine Biostatistics PhD student, has been selected as a winner of the Best Student Paper Award presented by The American Statistical Association’s Section on Nonparametric Statistics.
A project to better understand the issues facing rural communities and address a decline in American life expectancy is benefitting from a partnership between Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute and Highmark Health Enterprise Analytics Data Science Research.
Four senior medical students from Tokyo Women’s Medical University got a unique perspective on the similarities and differences between medical education and health care systems in Japan and the U.S during a month-long visit to Penn State College of Medicine.
The National Cancer Institute’s Ruth L. Kirschstein Institutional National Research Service Award equips predoctoral and postdoctoral scholars with skills to conduct independent cancer research at Penn State College of Medicine.