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Philly Free Streets

August 11, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
North Broad Street between City Hall and Erie Avenue

Stop by Drexel Medicine at 219 North Broad during Philly Free Streets, a people-powered initiative of the City of Philadelphia. Philly Free Streets temporarily closes streets to cars, inviting people to walk, bike and play. Please visit for more information.

Pennsylvania Conference for Women

October 12, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia

Drexel Medicine is proud to be exhibiting at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women, a non-profit, non-partisan, one-day professional and personal development event for women that features more than 100 renowned speakers sharing inspirational stories and leading seminars on the issues that matter most to women, including health, personal finance, executive leadership, small business and entrepreneurship, work/life balance, branding and social media marketing, and more. Please visit for more information.

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Drexel Medicine News

Amanda Woodworth, MD, Awarded Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Community Grant
Amanda Woodworth, MD, Director of Breast Health, was named a recipient of the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Community Grant for 2018-2019. With this grant, the Drexel Breast Health and Wellness Program will support Komen Philadelphia in its mission to provide breast health education, screening and treatment to women in underserved communities—a mission that has been central to Dr. Woodworth's work. Read More

Drexel Physicians Named 2018 'Top Docs' by Philadelphia Magazine
Philadelphia magazine recently published its annual list of the region's "Top Doctors." The list of physicians, who were chosen by their peers, can be found in the May issue of the magazine. Read More

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Drexel Medicine In the Media

The Difference a Gun Makes
Ted Corbin, MD, an associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and Jermaine McCorey, a community health worker in the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice, were interviewed on an episode of WHYY-Radio's "The Pulse" about gun violence in Philadelphia and Drexel's Healing Hurt People program. (May 25, 2018)

"20 confirmed E. coli cases in Pennsylvania linked to romaine lettuce"
Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and associate director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship program, was interviewed for a WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about how to avoid foodborne illnesses. (May 3, 2018)

"HealthSmart: Lung cancer doesn't just hit smokers"
Erol Veznedaroglu, MD, director of the Drexel Neurosciences Institute, was quoted in a Davis Enterprise (Yolo County, California) article about whether hospitals have specialized stroke centers. (May 2018)

"Today I Told a Woman She’s Going to Die"
Damien Croft, MD, an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, authored a piece for Philadelphia magazine's May "Top Doctors 2018" issue about his personal journey into the medical profession and how he may never be able to relate to his patients on the level he once imagined. (May 2018)

"On Mistakes"
Kevin F. D'Mello, MD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Internal Medicine, authored a piece for Philadelphia magazine's May "Top Doctors 2018" issue about making – and owning up to – mistakes while practicing medicine. (May 2018)

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