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Knitted Knockers

  • 2018 Pancreatic Cancer & Related Diseases Patient Symposium
    Our 13th annual symposium was filled with fascinating scientific presentations, inspiring stories, and thoughtful discussions.

  • Grandmother Pays It Forward for Granddaughter
    An Atlanta grandmother is part of a chain of caring. She has donated her kidney to a stranger in return for a voucher that would potentially give her granddaughter an organ years down the line.

  • Inaugural Care to Cure Event
    The inaugural Care to Cure event raised awareness about Parkinson’s disease as well as more than $510,000 to help fund a state-of-the-art rehabilitation center at the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Jefferson.

  • Jefferson Receives Hearst Foundation Grant for New Nursing Program
    The William Randolph Hearst Foundation granted $150,000 to the Institute of Emerging Health Professions (IEHP) to support the launch of a certified nursing assistant program within the Stephen Korman Center for Community Engagement.

  • Bosom Buddies
    Some people knit baby blankets and booties and sweaters and scarves. Others, like Anita Strainick, knit “knockers.”

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness
    Pulmonary fibrosis (PF), essentially scarring of the lungs, affects millions of people worldwide and is a major source of distress.

  • Video Conferencing Connects Doctors With Families During Heart Surgery
    From long-distance family reunions to business deals, video conferencing is used widely in all walks of life.

  • Are Detox Teas Safe?
    Detox teas have become a hot commodity, peddled by celebrities and raved about by family and friends on social media.

  • Gastroparesis Awareness
    Gastroparesis is a condition that occurs when the stomach takes too long to empty food.

  • Alumni Profile: Drawing on Many Mikes
    There’s something whimsical about the doodles Mike Natter, MD ’17, posts on Instagram, a popular photo and video-sharing social network. It’s not that they aren’t serious.


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SKMC Bulletin

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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.