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Oana Tomescu, MD, PhD

Oana Tomescu, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Edward S. Cooper Practice of General Internal Medicine
3701 Market Street, Suite 640
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-2250
Fax: (215)615-3995
BA (Biochemistry)
Wellesley College , 1995.
PhD (Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2002.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2004.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Adolescent & Young Adult Health
Adolescents & Young Adults with Special Health Care Needs
MindBody Medicine

Description of Research Expertise

Transition from Pedicatric to Adult Health Care Settings

Selected Publications

Wallis, EM, Tomescu, O, Schwartz, LA, Salek, E, Trachtenburg, S, Stollon, N, and N Peter.: "Transitioning Children with Chronic Illness to Adult Healthcare: Practices of Pediatric Clinicians." 14th Chronic Illness and Disability Conference Research Symposium; 2013; Houston, TX. 2013.

Oana Tomescu: “Healer, Heal Thyself: Self-Care for the Caregiver” in Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development; DVD Textbook. ed. Kenneth R. Ginsburg (eds.). American Academy of Pediatrics, 2013.

Tomescu O, Ginsburg KR: Interviewing the Adolescent: Strategies that Promote Communication and Foster Resiliency. Pediatrics and Adolescent Gynecology, 6th edition. S. Jean Emans and Marc R. Laufer (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Page: 21-28, 2012.

Oana Tomescu: Healer, Heal Thyself: Self-Care for the Caregiver. Reaching Teens: Wisdom from Adolescent Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, DVD Textbook. Kenneth R. Ginsburg (eds.). American Academy of Pediatrics, 2012 Notes: Interactive DVD Texbook.

Tomescu O, Kinsman S: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Netter's Pediatrics. Florin T, Ludwig S, Aronson P, Werner H (eds.). Elsevier Saunders, Page: 526-27, 2011.

Tomescu O, Peter NG: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Pediatric Practice: Infectious Disease. Samir S. Shah (eds.). McGraw-Hill, New York, Page: 420-30, 2009.

Libura J, Drukala J, Majka M, Tomescu O, Navenot JM, Kucia M, Marquez L, Peiper SC, Barr FG, Janowska-Wieczorek A, Ratajczak MZ: CXCR4-SDF-1 signaling is active in rhabdomyosarcoma cells and regulates locomotion, chemotaxis, and adhesion Blood 100(7): 2597-2606, Oct 2007.

Tomescu O, Ginsburg KG: The Adolescent Encounter; An Interactive Learning Resource for Healthcare Communication Doc.com. Novack DH, Clark W, Saizow R, Daetwyeler C (eds.). American Academy on Physician and Patient, 2005; 2012 revision in progress Notes: http://physicianpatient.org/

Ulager J, Pearson A, Tomescu O, Hill C, Auerswald C, Ginsburg KG: Why Should I Tell You? Homeless Youth Share What it Takes for Professionals to Earn their Trust. Poster presentation March 2005 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.

Tomescu O, Xia J, Strezlecki D, Bennicelli JL, Ginsberg J, Pawel B, Barr FG: Inducible short-term and stable long-term cell culture systems reveal that the PAX3-FKHR oncoprotein regulates expression of CXCR4 and wild-type PAX3 and PAX7 Laboratory Investigation 84(8): 1060-1070, Aug 2004.

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Last updated: 05/08/2014
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