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 Journal of the National Cancer Institute recently took a look at the effects of caffeine intake.
There are many things that can trigger feelings of anxiety but one of the most recently studied areas has been sleep – or lack of it.
By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Our mood can affect our health – and you might be surprised how it happens. For instance, when you’re depressed, your body produces more inflammatory proteins […]
Each year, over half a million people experience a stroke for the first time. Today many things can be done at the hospital to help.
The US Department of Health and Human Services thinks that it is a big enough problem that they have listed safety tips for household products.
Obesity at age 18 has the same risk for premature death as that of heavy smokers – heavy smokers are those who smoke more than ten cigarettes a day.
A new report looks at an inexpensive but quite effective method to reduce the stress associated with heart disease.
According to the study, people who ate avocados had excellent results not only at lowering LDL but also at taking advantage of the fact avocado has a great deal of fiber.
There was a time when women were told not to lift weights. That can be forgotten.
We know our service policies and check-up on cars, we know a great deal about our electronic equipment, but most of us have no idea about our health care.
According to a new study, even light physical activity around the home reduces the risk for disability in older adults.
The overuse of mobile devices is believed to be contributing to the 61% of adults who admit to experiencing digital eye strain.
People with celiac have up to a seven-fold increased risk for bone fractures. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
A new study which focused on 2,800 men and women found women in positions of authority are more likely to be depressed than female subordinates.
Research indicates parents should limit the time preschool-aged children spend on mobile devices or using interactive media.