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  • June 05, 2014

    Temple University Hospital Investigating Whether Ibuprofen Can Reverse the Effects of Emphysema

    Temple University Hospital is participating in a multi-site, nationwide phase II clinical trial that is testing whether ibuprofen can reverse the effects of emphysema. Temple is one of only three medical centers in the country, and the only one in the Philadelphia region, chosen to take part in the three-year, $4.4 million study funded by the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
     

  • June 02, 2014

    Remembering Lewis Katz – From Larry Kaiser, MD, FACS

    Dear Colleagues,

    As I am sure you have heard, Temple University and Temple Health lost a great friend this weekend with the tragic death of Lewis Katz, who served as a long-time member of the University's Board of Trustees and a member of the Boards of Temple University Health System (TUHS) and Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC).

  • May 30, 2014

    Cardiomyopathy Program and Associate Director of the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation Program at Temple

    Daniel L. Dries, MD, MPH, FACC, has been appointed Director of the Familial Cardiomyopathy Program and Associate Director of the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation Program at the Temple Heart and Vascular Institute, and Professor of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, effective June 1, 2014.

  • May 27, 2014

    Study Finds Diet Beverages Can Play a Positive Role in Weight Loss

    Diet or zero-calorie beverages can play a positive role in weight loss when consumed as part of a behavioral weight loss program, according to a new study involving researchers from Temple University's Center for Obesity Research and Education (CORE).

  • May 20, 2014

    Temple’s Dr. Elias Siraj Earns Prestigious Service Award

    Elias S. Siraj, MD, FACP, FACE, Professor of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, Program Director of the Endocrinology Fellowship and Director of Clinical Endocrinology at Temple University Hospital, received the Outstanding Service Award for Promotion of Endocrine Health of an Underserved Population at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Las Vegas on May 17, 2014.
     

  • May 20, 2014

    Temple’s Dr. Elias Siraj Earns Prestigious Service Award

    Elias S. Siraj, MD, FACP, FACE, Professor of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, Program Director of the Endocrinology Fellowship and Director of Clinical Endocrinology at Temple University Hospital, received the Outstanding Service Award for Promotion of Endocrine Health of an Underserved Population at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Las Vegas on May 17, 2014.
     

  • May 20, 2014

    Temple Health Earns 'Game Changer' Award from United Way

    On behalf of Dr. Larry Kaiser and the faculty and staff of Temple Health, Alan Rosenberg, Senior Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer, accepted the United Way 2014 ‘Game Changer’ Award from Jill Michal, President and CEO of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.
     
    The award, presented at the Temple University Health System (TUHS) All Boards meeting on May 20, 2014, recognized the significant increase in participation that occurred among Temple Health donors to a United Way Campaign in a one-year period.
     

  • May 19, 2014

    Temple-Led Study Finds No Benefit in Taking Statin Drugs for Prevention of COPD Exacerbations

    A statin drug commonly used to lower cholesterol is not effective in reducing the number and severity of flare ups from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to the results of a large multicenter clinical trial designed and directed by Gerard J. Criner, MD, Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

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