Recent Print Coverage
Antonia Mangold, RN, MSN, Nursing-Care Coordinator for the Dialysis Program, discussed an uplifting video shown to patients beginning dialysis who may be experiencing depression in the Philadelphia Inquirer (circulation 486,318).
Jeffrey Miller, MD, Clinical Director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases and Director of the Jefferson Thyroid Center, discussed the symptoms of thyroid disorder and how they can be missed in Inside Magazine (circulation 100,000).
Gerald Herbison, MD, Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and Acting Chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, discussed a new, cutting-edge system that consists of implanted wires that carry electrical impulses to paralyzed arm muscles allowing arm movement in the Daily Record (circulation 59,216).
Jefferson Medical College and the Tokyo-based Noguchi Medical Research Institute recently announced plans to jointly conduct cancer vaccine research. This partnership, which has also created the K. Hasumi associate professorship awarded to Takami Sato, MD, Research Assistant Professor of Medicine, was covered by the Philadelphia Business Journal (circulation 20,000).
Recent Radio and Television Coverage
Interventional Cardiologist David Fischman, MD, discussed the use of ReoPro, an intravenous "super aspirin" that prevents arteries from reclogging after balloon angioplasty, on WHDH-TV (NBC in Boston), WCBS-TV (CBS in New York), WCIA-TV (CBS in Springfield), WGAL-TV (NBC in Harrisburg / Lancaster) and WCBS-TV (CBS in New York).
Jefferson Medical College and the Tokyo-based Noguchi Medical Research Institute recently announced plans to jointly conduct cancer vaccine research. This announcement was covered by WPVI-TV (Ch. 6) and KYW-TV (Ch. 3).
George Francos, MD, Director of Jefferson's Acute Dialysis Unit, discussed the dialysis process and how it changes a patient's life on WTXF-TV (FOX 29).
Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine John McShane, MD, discussed appropriate clothing and warm-up routines for winter exercise on WPVI-TV (Ch. 6)