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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
A five-year dual-degree program announced Thursday by Stockton College and Rowan University will allow students to receive bachelor’s degrees from both institutions, spending three years at Stockton and two at Rowan.
Rowan University officials on Tuesday celebrated the creation of a new geriatric department within its School of Osteopathic Medicine (SOM). The school also appointed Dr. Anita Chopra as the department's first chair and acknowledged a $1 million endowment from the William G. Rohrer Charitable Foundation.
Dr. John O'Reardon, professor and director of the Center for Mood Disorders and Neuromodulation Therapies at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, is a leader in the field of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) - a procedure that helps get those neurons working properly again.
By Jonathan Lai, Inquirer Staff Writer. Amid a slew of administrative actions Wednesday, Rowan University's board of trustees granted the dean of its engineering school a number of requests that will keep him busy this year: a new doctoral program, an undergraduate major in engineering entrepreneurship, an undergraduate minor in civil engineering, and the renovation of its Rowan Hall engineering building.


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