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In the News

A sampling of news stories involving the Penn Social Media and Health Innovation Lab.

October, 2015

Nate DeNicola weighs in.

September, 2015
The Commonwealth Fund

Coverage of the Lab's work to determine whether social media feeds can help predict clinical risk or provide insights about patients.

August, 2015 Philly

Lab team members win Scientist of the Year award at the Philadelphia Geek Awards.

August, 2015
Kaiser Health News

Nathaniel DeNicola comments on ACOG's latest social media guidelines.

July, 2015

Emily Kramer-Golinkoff honored as a Champion of Change at the White House for making a difference in health treatment.  Additional Coverage: The Philadelphia InquirerMedCity NewsPhillyVoice, KYW RadioNBC10NBC10.

July, 2015
Philadelphia Business Journal

Coverage of the Lab's research on the correlation between Twitter behavior and heart health.

July, 2015

One of the first National Institute of Health (NIH) funded studies involving Twitter and heart health is being conducted at Penn.

July, 2015
Fox29 News

Emily Kramer-Golinkoff was featured in a FOX29 News segment for being honored as a White House Champion of Change.


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