What's New at Jeff
A Career in Cuddling
Evelyn Mandel, a retired kindergarten teacher, is one of the designated volunteer cuddlers at Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health.
People who suffer from frequent migraines might soon find relief—two new drugs that have shown promise in easing the pain are on the horizon.
Honor Your SKCC Caregiver
Is there a Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center doctor or nurse who has made a difference in your life or the life of a loved one?
Investiture of Theodore A. Christopher, MD
Dr. Ted Christopher has been named the first holder of The Green Family Foundation and John and Patricia Walsh Professorship of Emergency Medicine.
Gobble-Gobble Wisely This Thanksgiving to Avoid Indigestion
Thanksgiving is a feast for the taste buds—and a beast for the stomach.
Marc Shares His Pancreatic Cancer Journey
While it is considered one of the most deadly cancers, if detected early enough pancreatic cancer is treatable, and in many cases curable.
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.
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