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National HIV Testing Day

June 27, 2019
National HIV Testing Day encourages people to get tested for HIV, understand their status, and learn more about the care and treatment they need to stay healthy if HIV positive. National HIV Testing Day is coordinated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Together with the Free Library of Philadelphia, Congreso and One Day at a Time (ODAAT), Drexel Partnership Comprehensive Care Practice will provide free HIV Testing on June 27 at ten library branch locations. Testing is free, easy and confidential. No appointment is needed. Click here to see the full list of Free Library of Philadelphia branch locations participating on June 27 to provide free HIV testing.

Learn more about HIV care.

Philly Free Streets: Back on North Broad

August 3, 2019
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
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Victory Summit – Philadelphia

A free educational event to help you on your path to living well with Parkinson's disease
August 24, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
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Fall Health Fair at Liberty Place

Wednesday September 25, 2019
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Rotunda at Liberty Place, 1625 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103

Pennsylvania Conference for Women

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Learn more.

Philadelphia Kidney Walk

Sunday, October 13, 2019

AIDS Walk Philly

Sunday, October 21, 2019
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28th Annual Lupus Loop Walk @ Memorial Hall Loop

Sunday, October 27, 2019
West Fairmount Park Memorial Hall
Learn more.

Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis @ the Navy Yard

December 2019
4747 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19112

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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

Anita Ko, MD, assistant professor of medicine and director of the Sleep Medicine Fellowship program, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about the restless realm of YouTube's sleep meditation channels. (March 18)

Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, authored a “Medical Mystery” for the Philadelphia Inquirer about whether Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death could have been prevented. (March 8)

Sara Schultz, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, was interviewed in a WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about a South Philadelphia serial rape suspect who is HIV positive. (February 28)

Daniel Taylor, DO, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, authored a column for the Philadelphia Inquirer about what parents can do for their children if they have symptoms of ADHD. (February 6)

Anita Ko, MD, assistant professor of medicine and director of the Sleep Medicine Fellowship program, was interviewed for a WPHL-TV (PHL-17) segment offering tips for a better night's sleep. (February 4)

Anita Ko, MD, assistant professor of medicine and director of the Sleep Medicine Fellowship program, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about sleeping habits. (January 23)

Aneela Khan, MD, a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry, was interviewed for a Fox News story about the mental health effects of juvenile solitary confinement. (January 16)

Alison Carey, MD, an associate professor of microbiology and immunology, was quoted in a Health story about how long cold and flu germs can live on surfaces like doorknobs and subway poles. (January 3)

Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, was quoted in a post on Awesome Moment about the range of symptoms that accompany irritable bowel syndrome. (January 1)

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