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  • Naida Elena Montes

    Naida Elena Montes Selected as 2022 Al Día 40 Under 40 Honoree

    Naida Elena Montes, a community interviewer at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, was selected as one of 40 impactful leaders who comprise the 2022 class of the Al Día 40 Under 40. Montes is also a PhD Candidate and research assistant in Temple University’s Department of Geography and Urban Studies and a youth mentor at Norris Square Community Alliance.

  • Dr. Grace Ma

    New $4M NIH Grant Awarded to Researchers at Lewis Katz School of Medicine to Fund Groundbreaking Research on Disparities in Hepatitis B and Liver Disease in Asian-Americans

    Structural racism and discrimination (SRD) shapes persistent health disparities by limiting access to care and by directly affecting health and health behaviors. Most research on SRD in the health sector, however, has focused on Black Americans and Latinx. Now, thanks to a new five-year, $4 million grant award from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers at the Center for Asian Health, Lewis Katz School of Medicine and Fox Chase Cancer Center have an unprecedented opportunity to expand SRD research to include Asian-Americans.

  • Dr. Ufberg - Admissions Article

    Philadelphia Inquirer Article Extensively Highlights Lewis Katz School of Medicine’s New Admissions Process That Includes Community Interviewers

    A Philadelphia Inquirer article highlighted the new admissions process at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine. For the first time, five North Philadelphia community members interviewed prospective medical students in the Class of 2026 and had a say in the Admissions Committee’s decisions. The Student Diversity Council was instrumental in the design and implementation of the process.

  • Rabbit

    Temple Believed in this Aspiring Physician. Now was the Time to Give Back.

    For more than four decades, Edward C. Rabbitt, MD ’79, has been able to make a difference in people’s lives as an orthopaedic surgeon. Now, he and his wife, Eileen, are making a difference at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine with a generous gift in support of innovation in medical education. The school gave him the opportunity to pursue his passion, and over the years he and Eileen have often spoken about their wish to give back to Temple. Finally, the time was right. 


  • Ufberg

    Lewis Katz School of Medicine Associate Dean Dr. Jacob Ufberg Joins ‘Admissions Straight Talk’ Podcast

    Jacob W. Ufberg, MD, Associate Dean of Admissions, Interim Assistant Dean of Career Advising and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Lewis Katz School, joined the “Admissions Straight Talk” podcast to discuss a variety of topics, including the Katz School of Medicine’s approach to medical education, its narrative medicine and urban bioethics programs, its new admissions process that includes community interviewers, and the field of emergency medicine.

  • Amanda St. Paul

    Dancing in the Lab

    In scientific research, it’s thrilling to uncover something new, something never documented before. Just as thrilling is to win grant funding to keep that exploration going. Super-competitive, grants and fellowships are difficult to apply for and hard to get. It is always a coup to land one. But there’s something extra special about those first few wins. Just ask Amanda St. Paul and Keman Xu, doctoral candidates in the Biomedical Sciences program at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine. They’re both on cloud nine, celebrating brand-new, highly prestigious fellowship awards for their research.

  • Allison Andrews

    Temple Scientist Awarded NIH Funding to Study Relationship Between HIV, Substance Use and Heart Disease

    With the support of a National Institute on Drug Abuse Avenir Award, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director's New Innovator (DP2) Award Program, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University hope to gain new insight into the relationship between HIV and heart disease, as well as the effect of substance use on this relationship.

  • Slate Podcast

    Interim Dean Dr. Amy Goldberg Joins Slate’s ‘What Next’ Podcast Following Mass Shootings

    Amy J. Goldberg, MD, FACS, Interim Dean and George S. Peters, MD and Louise C. Peters Chair and Professor of Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine and Surgeon-in-Chief of Temple Health, joined Slate’s “What Next” podcast, where she called on the media to show photos of the bodies of shooting victims to help the public understand the damage that occurs from a weapon like an AR-15. Dr. Goldberg also described the programs she has co-created with Scott Charles, Trauma Outreach Manager at Temple University Hospital.