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In the Media

By Stan Hochman

Tutor Time brings med students &  inner city kids together to learn.

The decibel level was approaching triple digits, rattling the windows facing Jefferson Street. Two kids were at the front of the whiteboard playing a bristling game of tic-tac-toe. Two kids were at the back of the whiteboard, drawing cats and dogs. Three kids hunched over math homework; two kids read aloud, stories about princesses. One rambunctious boy tilted precariously in his chair.

In the past 24 hours, the most asked question on the internet has been "What color is this dress?"
In an opinion piece in the New York Times, Rowan History Professor William D. Carrigan and his research partner, Clive Webb of the University of Susex, document the lynching culture in the American Southwest, which largely targeted Mexicans.
Jonathan Kanen, a second year medical student at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, is one of only 40 people in the U.S. -- and the very first Rowan University student -- to be awarded a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Kanen will head to the U.K. in October to study for his Ph.D. in Psychology at Cambridge University.
Jonathan Kanen, a second year medical student at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, was one of only 40 people in the United States -- and the first Rowan University student -- to be awarded a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Mr. Kanen will leave for the United Kingdom in October to study for his Ph.D. at Cambridge.
Dr. Jennifer Caudle, board certified family physician and assistant professor at Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, said measles is a virus that can be easily prevented with the MMR - measles, mumps, rubella - vaccine.
When RowanSOM student Sam Master was 15, he was told he could never eat pizza again. Even though the teen had no symptoms, he was diagnosed with celiac disease - an autoimmune condition that causes the patient's body to recognize wheat gluten as poison.
Allison Heid, a project director at the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, found that stubbornness does not define a person but often reflects a difference in perception between the parent and adult child. The distinction is important, she says, because a personality trait is regarded as fixed and unchangeable, while a behavior can be modified.
Dr. Deanna Janora, MD, associate professor in the department of rehabilitation medicine, Neuromusculoskeletal Institute at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, said RSD is a chronic pain syndrome, also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) that is characterized by severe pain, limited to one body area, such as an arm or leg, without a specific cause or origin

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