What's New at Jeff
Reception Inspires Conversation About Parkinson’s
Informative and inspiring conversation headlined the Jefferson Comprehensive Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center reception on May 24.
Dinner for Distinguished Honorees
A dinner celebrating Jefferson’s distinguished honorees of 2017 was held May 22. The event honored Lynne and Harold Honickman, who received this year’s President’s Award, and Caroline and Sidney Kimmel, Dr. Eileen Breslin, Dr. Patrick Harker, and Donato Tramuto, all honorary degree recipients for our 193rd commencement.
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center and Jefferson Health Launch the Neu Center for Supportive Medicine & Cancer Survivorship
The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson received a $3 million development donation from education and healthcare philanthropists Esperanza and David Neu to establish the Neu Center for Supportive Medicine and Cancer Survivorship.
Open House Highlights Brody Lab
An Open House at the Brody Lab at Jefferson on May 5 provided a unique opportunity to highlight Jefferson’s recent pancreatic cancer research and to introduce the dedicated team supporting the efforts.
Philadelphia University Integration FAQs
On December 17, 2015, the Boards of Trustees of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University announced the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) to exclusively pursue the integration of the two universities.
Intermountain Healthcare Awarded the 2017 $100,000 Hearst Health Prize in Partnership With the Jefferson College of Population Health
Hearst Health, a division of Hearst, and the Jefferson College of Population Health of Thomas Jefferson University, today announced that Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare is the winner of the 2017 Hearst Health Prize.
1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health Opens in Johnstown
A ceremonial ribbon cutting on March 21, 2017 officially opened the 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health. The Center will identify, quantify and develop strategies for improving the health of the people in Cambria and Somerset Counties.
9th Annual Scholarship Appreciation Dinner
On March 16, Jefferson thanked donors and honored students at the 9th Annual Scholarship Appreciation Dinner at Jefferson.
A Conversation with John C. Bogle
“Jack” Bogle, the innovative founder of Vanguard, was joined by Drs. Rohinton Morris and Louis Samuels, and Dr. Stephen Klasko, Jefferson’s president and CEO, in celebration of the reactivation of heart transplantation at Jefferson and the 21st anniversary of Mr. Bogle’s heart transplant.
Jefferson Salutes Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Vision
The University’s faculty and students were joined by civil rights icon Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian for the 2nd Annual Jefferson Salutes Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Vision.
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