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Fairmount Arts Crawl

Sunday, April 28, 2019
12 – 4 p.m.
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Case Management Spring Open House at the Partnership

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
4 – 6 p.m.
Partnership Comprehensive Care Practice, Stiles Hall (behind 1427 Vine Street Building), Philadelphia, PA 19102
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World Lupus Day @ Dilworth Plaza

Friday, May 10, 2019
12 p.m.
1400 JFK Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19102

BeWellPhilly Bootcamp

Saturday, June 1, 2019
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Drexel Recreation Center, 3301 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Event Highlights

  • All-levels fitness classes from the region’s best instructors
  • Cooking demonstrations & healthy eating tips
  • Inspirational Speakers & Wellness Sessions benefiting the mind, body and soul
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Healthy Happy Hour
  • A Marketplace filled with vendors aimed at helping you live a balanced, healthy life

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Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis (Crohn's & Colitis Foundation)

Sunday, June 2, 2019
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Citizens Bank Park (1 Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia, PA 19148)

Walk to Cure Arthritis @ Franklin Square Park

Saturday, June 8, 2019
200 N. 6th St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Philly Free Streets

August 2019
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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
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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
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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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