Dr. Brian McDonough
Brian McDonough has been honored as Family Physician of the Year by the Delaware Academy of Family Physicians, and is a Sir William Osler Award winner for his role in medical student and resident education at both Temple and St. Francis.
He has been given awards of recognition by the American Medical Association, the American Cancer Society, and the American Heart Association for his work as a physician.
He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. He is on advisory committees for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Medical Association.
He has earned the Walter Alvarez Award for medical writing and the Jules Bergman Award for medical reporting.
Dr. McDonough is the recipient of four Emmy Awards, which he earned over a twenty-five year career in television, including work at Fox television and NBC.
He also serves as clinical professor of family medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, his alma mater, and chairman of the family medicine department at St. Francis Hospital, where he also serves as chief medical information officer (CMIO).
In addition, Dr. McDonough is a member of the board of directors of St. Francis.
Dr. McDonough is in demand as a speaker for both health-related issues and his knowledge of the use of electronic medical records to enhance patient care.
The average American gets 6.9 hours of sleep each night. Experts in the field of sleep recommend seven to nine.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania used 3-D Mammography to screen more than 26,000 women, They found that cancer detection rates increased from 3.51 to 5.24 per 1,000 women.
A new study reveals that the more sexual trauma a girl experiences in childhood, the greater the chances of a chronic disease in adulthood.
It is estimated that 8 to 12 million people in the US have peripheral artery disease, yet most people are not even certain of what peripheral artery disease is.
Thanksgiving is a great holiday for the family and there is no doubt that the roads are packed but with all of the travel comes risk.
Indulging in a big meal, like Thanksgiving, should be a once in a while occurrence – not the first day of many big meals through the holiday season.
The estimated annual cost of obesity is $147 billion but the price on our overall health is even greater.
When it comes to healthcare, baby boomers are getting a great deal of attention because there is strength in numbers.
Could finger sticks to test blood sugar be a thing of the past? Researchers indicate the painful prick could be replaced some day by breathalyzers.
We have a major public health problem in this country and it has to do with the overuse of opioid medications.
Research has shown that high blood pressure in middle age may be associated with later Alzheimer’s dementia.
Medical researchers have identified a very small population being subject to most gun violence, which may help tackle the issue.
It’s not the cigarettes, but new research indicates teens are increasingly smoking e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah.
According to a report in the journal Pediatrics, intimate partner violence, such as domestic abuse, can stunt the development of a child’s language, social or motor skills.
Compared to 15 years ago, a new study shows that young girls are developing breasts at an earlier age than before, due to a rise in obesity.