KU to Host Workshops Dec. 5 on Future of Title IX and #MeToo Movement

KU to Host Workshops Dec. 5 on Future of Title IX and #MeToo Movement KUTZTOWN – Sponsored through the PA Governor’s Its On Us Grant, Jessica Davidson, interim executive director of End Rape on Campus, will host two workshops at Kutztown University Wednesday, Dec. 5. The first workshop, “The Future of Title IX”, will take […]

Geisinger student Tiffany Garcia of Reading participates in LMSA Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.

Geisinger student Tiffany Garcia of Reading participates in LMSA Policy Summit in Washington, D.C. SCRANTON – Tiffany Garcia of Reading, a medical student at Geisinger Commonwalth School of medicine, together with other GCSOM students,recently participated in LMSA’s Policy Summit held in October in Washington, D.C. Second-year medical students Jasmine Santos and Andres Rodriguez are co-presidents […]

Maureen McGarry Named to Summer 2018 Dean’s List at University of the Sciences

Maureen McGarry Named to Summer 2018 Dean’s List at University of the Sciences PHILADELPHIA – Maureen McGarry has been named to the Summer 2018 Dean’s List at University of the Sciences. Selection for this award is based on completing and passing all assigned courses with no grade below a “C” and attaining an academic average […]

KU Student Awarded Grant from Kutztown University Trustee to Create Physics Labs for Visually Impaired

KU Student Awarded Grant from Kutztown University Trustee to Create Physics Labs for Visually Impaired KUTZTOWN – Morganne Bennett, an education of the visually impaired major in her junior year at Kutztown University, is spending her spare time in the lab this semester. Bennett, of Hillsborough, N.J., is working with Dr. Paul V. Quinn, associate […]

A lifetime approach to lowering cholesterol is still key to reducing cardiovascular risk

A lifetime approach to lowering cholesterol is still key to reducing cardiovascular risk Updated cholesterol guidelines offer more personalized risk assessment, additional treatment options for people at the highest risk More personalized risk assessments and new cholesterol-lowering drug options for people at the highest risk for cardiovascular disease are among the key recommendations in the […]

American Heart Association calls for adoption of newly released DHHS physical activity guidelines

American Heart Association calls for adoption of the newly released U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition American Heart Association President Ivor Benjamin, M.D. FAHA, issued the following comments on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans released at the […]

Matthew Hope of Wyomissing elected to statewide Medical Society post

Matthew Hope of Wyomissing elected to statewide Medical Society post Matthew Hope of Wyomissing, a medical student at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, elected to a position on the governing council of the Medical Student Section of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. The elections were held at PAMED’s annual House of Delegates meeting in Hershey on […]

Shoemakersville’s Leigh Kissinger Received a Physical Therapy White Coat from University of the Sciences

Shoemakersville’s Leigh Kissinger Received a Physical Therapy White Coat from University of the Sciences SHOEMAKERSVILLE – Leigh Kissinger of Shoemakersville, a doctor of physical therapy student at University of the Sciences, received a white coat at the annual Physical Therapy White Coat Ceremony Sept. 8, 2018. The White Coat Ceremony is an annual rite of […]

SUICIDE PREVENTION: Nov. 11 is Veteran’s Day

Nov. 11 is Veteran’s Day The rate of suicide is a problem for all in the U.S. and is significantly higher among veterans. According to the V.A. National Suicide Data Report | U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs, there were more than 6,000 Veteran suicides each year from 2008 to 2016. In 2016, the suicide rate was […]