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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.
By Robert Strauss, New Jersey Monthly contributor. Little in Ali Houshmand’s childhood suggested that he might someday lead a university as its president. Growing up in the 1960s in the Iranian capital of Tehran, he knew mostly hardship.
By Jonathan Lai, Inquirer Staff Writer. Rowan University will offer certain applicants this year the option of submitting an additional essay in lieu of SAT or ACT scores, joining a slew of schools that have eliminated or reduced standardized-test requirements for admission.
By Jonathan Lai, Inquirer Staff Writer. As classes began this week, Rowan University welcomed its largest, most diverse freshman class, with the highest-ever grades and test scores.
STRATFORD — The few, the proud, the physicians. That motto certainly rang true Sunday morning as 162 men and women — selected from nearly 5,000 applicants — donned their white lab coats at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine's (SOM) welcoming ceremony.
There is no cure for the virus. Health care workers treat the symptoms with fluids, making sure the patient is not dehydrated and their electrolytes are up, according to Dr. Katharine Garnier, the director of Student and Employee Health at Rowan University, but the mortality rate remains high — above 50 percent.

By Kelly Roncace, South Jersey Times

The region recently experienced its first heat wave of the summer, with temperatures soaring into the 90s.

While high heat and humidity can have a dangerous affect on anyone's health, excessive heat can be most dangerous for those 65 years old and older.


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