In the Media

In the Media

Heading out on a warm, sunny day? Don't forget to cover up -- with sunscreen. "Everybody -- and I mean everybody -- needs sunscreen," Dr. Jennifer Caudle a family medicine physician at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stanford, N.J., said in a university news release.

"Of all the things I've lost, I miss my mind the most."

— Mark Twain

The good news is, I haven't lost mine yet. Although I was beginning to wonder.

Fortunately, Dr. David Libon, a geriatric neuropsychologist at Rowan Medicine, helped put my worries to rest.

I let Libon poke around in my head recently to do some cognitive testing. When he was done, I had a better understanding of how he evaluates people whose brains are being ravaged by dementia. And I had his assurance that I'm not one of them.

Kellie Woods' daughters Hannah and Canaah are familiar with their mother's emphasis on education.

"Study, study, study," is her constant mantra, they say.

But soon, the girls expect the tables to turn. Woods will return to college in September after accumulating credits at, but never graduating from, four previous degree programs. She is poised to earn a bachelor's degree from Rowan University's Camden campus this fall.

Don't bother asking Dot Riley how old she is. Not because she won't tell you. But because it doesn't matter.

by Kim Mulford, Courier-Post

Addiction to prescription painkillers creeps silently onto its victims. Often, they are the last to realize they have a problem.

Recognizing a need for child abuse services in South Jersey, a partnership between the state and Rowan University has resulted in a new treatment center for abused youth on Sherman Avenue in Vineland.


Subscribe to In the Media