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PULSE Newsletter



PULSE is a newsletter of the Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine.


Winter 2012 (PDF, 1.86MB).  In this issue:

  - Breakthrough Epigenetics/Leukemia Researcher Issa is the New

     Director of Temple's Fels Institute

  - Temple Lung and Orthopaedics Specialists Joined by Cardiologist in Oaks, PA


  - Pulmonologist Victor Kim Receives 4-Year NIH Grant to Investigate Mucus

     Metaplasia in COPD Patients


Fall 2011 (PDF, 947KB).  In this issue:

  - Rheumatology Section Enhancing Autoimmune Research, Clinical Care

     and Education

  - Research Update: Antibiotic for COPD, Sharing Prescriptions Myth Dispelled

  - Chief Residents: Continuing Temple's Tradition of Excellence


Summer 2011 (PDF, 1.2MB).  In this issue:

  - Nephrologist Gadegbeku Appointed Section Chief

  - Nephrologist, Obesity Researcher Receive Temple Research Awards

  - Endoscopy Expert Haluszka Heads GI Section

  - Philadelphia Magazine Selects 9 Department Physicians as "Top Docs"

  - Fisher Steps Down After 26 Years as GI Section Chief


Spring 2011 (PDF, 486KB).  In this issue:

  - NIH Funds Herring's Research to Prevent Postpartum Weight Retention

     Among Low-Income Black Women

  - Lawrence Kaplan Turns Over Reins as General Internal Medicine Chief

  - Research Pays

  - NIH Funding Nearly $6 Million Worth of Research

  - 31 Department of Medicine Faculty Members Named 2011-12 Best Doctors

    in America


Winter 2011 (PDF, 478KB).  In this issue:

  - Researcher O'Brien Directs Mexican-American Clinic

  - Covering All of Temple's Bases

  - Temple Cardiology Group Largest at Jeanes Hospital

  - Pulmonologists Co-author NEJM Study, Edit Top Textbook

  - Intensivists Providing Around-the-Clock Coverage at TUH


Fall 2010 (PDF, 894KB).  In this issue:

  - Infectious Diseases Authority Bennett Lorber: President of Two Distinguished

    Medical Organizations

  - Epitomizing Temple Doctors

  - Two Assistant Professors Earn Research Awards

  - Mary Kraemer Helps Lead Temple's Palliative Care Team


Spring 2010 (PDF, 322KB).  In this issue:

  - Friedenberg Awarded 5-Year NIH Research Grant to Investigate GERD in


  - Combining Her Cultures, Lin Offers Outpatient Acupuncture Treatments

  - Temple Chief Residents: Keeping Our Best and Brightest

  - Heather Clauss, MD, in the Laboratory


Winter 2010 (PDF, 284KB).  In this issue:

  -  Temple Oncology Section Completely Revitalized

  -  Strengthening Patient-Centered Programs

  -  Temple Celebrates 1,000th Heart Transplant

  -  Cardiac Disease Prevention Clinic Now Available


Fall 2009 (PDF, 641KB).  In this issue:

  -  Richter Celebrates 5 Years Revitalizing Department of Medicine

  -  Nurturing Young Researchers

  -  $163 Million Medical Education and Research Building Opens


Summer 2009 (PDF, 253KB).  In this issue:

  -  Outstanding Faculty Honored by Residents and Students

  -  NIH-funded Researcher Williams Heads Endocrinology

  -  Leadership in Research and Health Care Policy

  -  Young Trio Earns Research Awards

  -  Darilyn Moyer, MD, FACP, Our ACP Voice in Washington


Spring 2009 (PDF, 327KB).  In this issue:

  - Fred Bove Heads American College of Cardiology

  - Electrophysiologists Permanently Curing Atrial Fibrillation

  - Temple Reinitiates Liver Transplant Program


Winter 2009 (PDF, 224KB).  In this issue:

  - Chatila Awarded 5-Year NIH Grant to Investigate COPD

  - A Banner Recruiting Year

  - Bashir Offers Minimally Invasive Treatments for Vascular Diseases

  - Infectious Diseases Specialists Lead Assault on Hospital-acquired Infections


Fall 2008 (PDF, 219KB).  In this issue:

  - Missri to Enhance Patient-centered, Multidisciplinary Cardiology Programs

  - A Banner Recruiting Year

  - Duo Revitalizing Geriatrics Program

  - Smith Brings New Diagnostic and Treatment Techniques for Barrett's



Summer 2008 (PDF, 250KB).  In this issue:

  - Ellen Tedaldi, MD, Outstanding HIV/AIDS Clinician and Researcher

  - Rao at Forefront of Platelet Research

  - Department of Medicine Salutes Top Doctors and Teachers


Spring 2008 (PDF, 217KB).  In this issue:

  - New Rheumatology Chief Cohen Spearheading Autoimmune Research

  - Italian-born Rheumatologist Realizes His Dream at Temple

  - A New Petri Dish for General Internists

  - Temple Appoints Its Second Primary Care Chief Resident


Winter 2008 (PDF, 226KB).  In this issue: 

   - CORE Quickly Becomes Leading Obesity Research Center

   - McGaha Probing Possible Cause of Lupus

   - Mangan Honored by Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Hospital Auxiliary

   - Celebrating Old and New:  A Message from Joel Richter, MD, FACP, MACG


Fall 2007 (PDF, 270KB).  In this issue: 

   - Ultramodern Temple Lung Center Opens

   - Endocrinology Launches New Thyroid, Diabetes Programs

   - Newly Remodeled Medical Office Building Opens

   - 24 Department of Medicine Professors Best Doctors in America


Spring 2007 (PDF, 657KB).  In this issue: 

   - BMT:  20 Years of Excellent Personalized Care

   - 100th Gastric Electric Stimulator Implanted

   - Barrett's "Heart Songs" Revolutionizing Auscultation Training

   - Interventional Cardiology Procedures Correct Heart Abnormalities


Winter 2007 (PDF, 461KB).  In this issue: 

   - Superb Hands-on I.M. Residency Training

   - Finding an Effective Screen for Abuse

   - Teaching, and Researching How to Teach, Tomorrow's Internists


Fall 2006 (PDF, 1MB).  In this issue: 

   - Digestive Disease Center:  Outstanding Facility, Technology and Physicians

   - Parkman Probes GI Motility

   - Boden Explores Insulin-Resistance Link to Obesity


Summer 2006 (PDF, 761KB).  In this issue:

   - Madaio is Appointed Chief of Nephrology Section

   - Fekete Succeeds Lorber as Chief of Infectious Diseases Section

   - Two Pulmonologists 2006 Recipients of DOM Faculty Research Awards


Spring 2006 (PDF, 911KB).  In this issue:

   - Foster Heads New Center for Obesity Research and Education

   - $77 Million Ambulatory Care Center Now Serving Patients

   - Rao Succeeds Colman as Chief of Hematology Section


Winter 2006 (PDF, 714KB).  In this issue:

   - Pulmonary Section: Combining Quality Care and Research

   - Seizing the Lead in COPD Research

   - Rheumatology Section Opens Inner-City Osteoporosis Center


Fall 2005 (PDF, 812KB) .  In this issue: 

   - Department of Medicine Undergoing a Renaissance

   - Junior Faculty Receive First Two-year Research Awards

   - Bove Returns to Lead Rapidly Growing Cardiology Section