Office of Institutional Advancement

What's New at Jeff

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  • TJU Offers Courses in Budding Industry
    With medical marijuana on its way to becoming a multibillion dollar industry, the need for education on the topic is growing. Thomas Jefferson University is about to become the first in the country to offer graduate programs in the field.

  • The Weather’s Hot, Hot, Hot! So Stay Safe, Safe, Safe!
    With temperatures in the region inching close to the triple digits—and the heat index exceeding them—the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer these tips for staying safe when the thermometer soars.

  • Jefferson INNOVATION: Healthcare and Design
    Bon Ku, MD, MPP—founder and director of JeffDESIGN at Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC) at Jefferson—and his team and students recently spoke with 6ABC about this first-of-its-kind program, which teaches future physicians to fill gaps in healthcare with human-centered, tech-savvy innovations.

  • Investiture of Christine M. Eischen, PhD
    Dr. Christine Eischen has been named the first Herbert A. Rosenthal, MD ’56 Professor of Cancer Research.

  • Thomas Jefferson says “Shalom” to Israel
    Thomas Jefferson University officially opened its third global center in Jerusalem in June, building on existing research and educational relationships there, including those at Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School and the Weizmann Institute of Sciences.

  • TJU Creating Database to Track Medical Marijuana Effectiveness
    Thomas Jefferson University is launching a new patient database for users of medical marijuana to better understand the drug’s effectiveness as a treatment.

  • Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness
    As the most common form of dementia, the specialists at Jefferson's Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience treat Alzheimer's patients early in the disease progression, while also providing skills and support to caregivers.

  • Don’t Be a Gluten For Punishment – Know Where the Enemy is Hiding
    Emily Rubin, RD, LDN, a registered dietitian at Thomas Jefferson University’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, warns that gluten can hide in the sneakiest places.

  • Heart to Heart – Abington Keeps Lines to Family Open During Surgery
    Today, technology is king! Video conferencing is a staple of big business; many families stay connected with apps like FaceTime; and now, a local hospital is using it to connect heart surgeons in the operating room with families and colleagues.

  • Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Partners With Company for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
    The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center has partnered with Genisphere LLC, the provider of the 3DNA® platform for targeted drug delivery, to develop novel approaches to treat pancreatic cancer.


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SKMC Bulletin

The Bulletin is published quarterly for alumni of Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. 



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Thomas Jefferson University Colleges' Review

The Review is published twice a year for alumni of Jefferson Colleges of Health Professions, Nursing, Pharmacy and Population Health.