What's New at Jeff
Jefferson Physicians on Tattoo Safety & Removal
About 35 percent of people between the ages of 18 and 34 have at least one tattoo. With numbers like that, the issue is top-of-mind for parents with children entering adulthood or contemplating body art of their own.
Take Care of Your Heart and It Will Take Care of You
Choose foods low in saturated fat, trans fat, sugar, and sodium. Go for plenty of fruits and vegetables, fiber-rich whole grains, fish, nuts, legumes, seeds, and lean poultry and meats.
Grand Opening of My Sister's Place
On September 27th we celebrated the opening of My Sister’s Place—a truly wonderful event that exemplified our community’s commitment to supporting women and children facing the many challenges of addiction recovery.
TJU-Led Team Wins $2.7 Million NCI Grant
Thomas Jefferson University researchers have received a five-year, $2.7 million National Cancer Institute grant to study single circulating tumor cells (CTCs) as they pertain to metastatic breast cancer patients.
Kids & High Blood Pressure
Jefferson pediatrics professor Dr. JJ Zaritsky joined FOX 29 Good Day to discuss kids who suffer from weight problems and high blood, starting at age two. New guidelines have been developed, which could result in more kids being diagnosed with hypertension.
Sarah Parvin Memorial SoccerFest
Every year, the Sarah Parvin Foundation donates proceeds to support ovarian cancer research in the Brody Lab at Jefferson.
Honoring Dr. David Andrews and Dr. Anthony Chiurco
The Jefferson family had a double celebration on July 19 to thank Dr. and Mrs. Anthony Chiurco for establishing the Anthony Alfred Chiurco, MD Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery.
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Teams Up With the American Association for Cancer Research
The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center has teamed up with one of the world’s largest and most powerful cancer research organizations, the American Association for Cancer Research.
Celebrating the Hon. Andrea Canepari
On June 29, we wished a fond “ciao” to Consul General Andrea Canepari, and celebrated his promotion to Ambassador.
Celebration of the Hamilton Family
A gathering in the Dorrance H. Hamilton Building was the perfect setting on June 6 for the investiture of Dr. Anthony DiMarino, Jr., as the Dorrance H. Hamilton Professor of Medicine. The event also served as a celebration of the generosity of the Hamilton family. It was a vivid reminder of the impact Mrs. Hamilton and her family have had on Jefferson and those we serve.
The Bulletin is published quarterly for alumni of Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.