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Health

Philadelphia Diabetes Prevention Collaborative Seeks to Reverse an Epidemic
Focusing on proactive behavior change, innovative program helps patients stop disease before it takes hold.
How Women Runners Can Avoid Stress Fractures
Women are twice as likely to develop stress fractures from running as men. Physicians and runners give tips on how to minimize risks and recover from injury.
Dr. Dimitri Papanagnou Wants Med Students to Be Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable
To help address physician burnout, the associate dean is working on a curriculum that focuses on the uncertainty in healthcare.
Blood With Baggage: Prejudice Underlies Current FDA Regulations for ‘MSM’ Blood Donors
The FDA recently revised blood donor regulations, a rapid change two medical school students say highlights discriminatory policies against the LGBTQ+ community.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Awarded $100,000 Hearst Health Prize
The Healthy Homes Healthy Families Program took top honors at the 20th annual Population Health Colloquium.
Get My Job: Spotlight on Pharmacy
As a population health pharmacist, alumna Dr. Julie Dally builds relationships with patients to help manage their chronic diseases.
Jefferson Medical Students Learn From the Best at the National Institutes of Health
Matt Rohn and Mark Shapses just wrapped up a productive year in the prestigious Medical Research Scholars Program.
University Announces Creation of a National Center for Telehealth Education and Research
While the COVID-19 pandemic made clear the need for virtual visits, Jefferson experts had already established themselves as leaders in the field.
How to Recognize and Support Someone Who Feels Hopeless
Is someone you care about just down, or is it more serious? Jefferson mental health experts share warning signs of suicide that shouldn’t be missed, and how to reach out with a listening ear.
Students Help People Exercise Their Right to Vote
JeffVotes expands efforts with voter registration and mail-in ballots.
Addressing the Complex Care Challenge
Through a new curriculum, Jefferson prepares students to help vulnerable patients.