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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
The incidence of depression is escalating throughout the world. So can depression be contagious? Is it part of our social make-up or a biological illness? Since prozac hit the market we’ve known that drug treatment has been widely used. What is its effectiveness and are there new treatments on the horizon? Dr. John O’Reardon, of the RowanSOM Department of Psychiatry and a leader in the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), joins a group of experts to discusses treatment options for depression.

It’s no secret that doctors nationwide lack a Latino presence, but a recent study revealed just how dire the situation has become: A new report by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) shows that only 4 percent of Latinos and African-Americans are in the physician workforce.

So the message being sent nationally to medical schools is simple – create a more diverse physician workforce.

Inspira Health Network and Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine have announced a new partnership for behavioral health programs in Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties.
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine have announced a dual degree program that will provide students with the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree from Stockton and a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from RowanSOM at an accelerated pace.
The reaction — from outrage to outright support — to the news involving Minnesota Vikings football player Adrian Peterson says a lot about how we, as a society, view our children. Commentary by Melissa Runyon, PhD, CARES Institute of RowanSOM


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