What's New at Jeff
Get Your Rear in Gear
Maria Grasso, executive director of Get Your Rear in Gear (GYRIG) Philadelphia, presents Jefferson CEO, Dr. Stephen Klasko with a check for $105,000.
Lorraine C. King, MD Scholars
Two first-year SKMC students in the IDeA Program recently met and thanked Dr. Lorraine King, assistant professor in Jefferson’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, for her generous support through the Lorraine C. King, MD Scholarship Fund.
SonoScape Donates New Ultrasound Machines
SonoScape Medical Corporation, a medical technology company based in Shenzhen, China, donated two new ultrasound machines—valued at $360,000—to Jefferson’s Department of Radiology
Occupational Therapy in India
In March, I attended the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) conference and learned about the World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT). This piqued my interest in finding out more about Occupational Therapy in a global context.
Design of Health & Human Dignity
Peter Lloyd Jones, PhD, is MEDstudio's executive director and a scientist with a penchant for thinking outside of boxes, whose understanding of molecular biology and the microscopic structures of our cells has been deeply informed by his passion for architecture.
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.
The Bulletin is published quarterly for alumni of Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.