Health Sciences

Three sisters share Penn Dental education

The trio of DMD students were raised in Lebanon and grew up in an environment where oral health care was inaccessible to the general population. At Penn Dental Medicine, they share a unique bond and a common vision for their future.

From Penn Dental Medicine

From high school to the hospital

An immersive program at the Perelman School of Medicine gives high school students a sneak peek at a potential future in the medical field.

From Penn Medicine News

Wry Not’s triumph over a twisted fate

A multidisciplinary team of Penn Vet clinical specialists successfully performed lifesaving surgery on the Standardbred filly’s deviated muzzle.

From Penn Vet

In the News

NBC News

What’s causing severe respiratory illnesses in dogs?

Deborah Silverstein of the School of Veterinary Medicine says that more dogs may be getting severely ill because they have been infected with multiple pathogens at the same time.


What you need to know about the ‘mystery’ dog disease

Deborah Silverstein of the School of Veterinary Medicine explains how to protect dogs from the recent respiratory outbreak.


Philadelphia Inquirer

More than 260,000 Penn Medicine patients have agreed to share their DNA for research, and the discoveries are just getting started

More than 260,000 people have signed up to participate in Penn Medicine BioBank, co-directed by Marilyn Ritchie and Dan Rader, which cross-references DNA with electronic health records to discover genetic variants of medical conditions.


NBC Philadelphia

A family affair: Three sisters stick together as they attend Penn Dental Medicine at the same time

Joanna Haddad, Mira-Belle Haddad, and Anna-Maria Haddad are making history as one of the few groups of three or more siblings to be simultaneously enrolled in the School of Dental Medicine.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Mystery respiratory dog illness has pet owners concerned. Here’s what vets are saying

Deborah Silverstein of the School of Veterinary Medicine says that a mysterious respiratory canine illness is likely a resurgence of some of the organisms seen with kennel cough.