Monthly Archives: October 2017

Student Volunteers Make a Difference at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

As the community service coordinator at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) East Falls, health sciences student Kyyania Shaddad ’18 has spent many hours volunteering and planning service events. Since the two universities combined earlier this year, however, she …

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Doctor of Management in Strategic Leadership Student Earns CEFP Credential

Derek Hunsberger, Doctor of Management in Strategic Leadership student at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), has received the Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential from APPA, the association dedicated to leadership in educational facilities. The CEFP validates the …

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Women’s and Men’s Cross Country Teams Win CACC Championships

Both the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s and men’s cross country teams won the Central Atlantic College Conference (CACC) Championships at White Clay Creek Park in Newark, Del., on Sunday morning. The women’s squad grabbed its fourth-straight …

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Disaster Medicine and Management Professor Addresses Hurricane Health Concerns: Weather Channel

Barry Burton, D.O., visiting assistant professor in the Disaster Medicine and Management Program, discussed health concerns facing Puerto Rico’s hurricane victims, including lack of clean water and proper sanitation and infrastructure, in an Oct. 20 Weather Channel story.

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Jefferson Design Students Light up the Night at Cemetery Soul Crawl

Jefferson industrial design, architecture and interior design students will help light up the night at one of the spookiest events of the season this weekend. The Laurel Hill Cemetery annual Halloween Soul Crawl: Haunted History tour will take place Friday, Oct. …

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Prospective Students to Get Inside Look at Jefferson Programs During Discover Fashion and Textiles Day on Oct. 24

Prospective students, parents and guests will experience “a taste of life in our programs” at Discover Fashion and Textiles Day on Oct. 24, said Marcia Weiss, director of the Fashion and Textiles Futures Center and associate professor of textile design …

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Dave Thomas Named 2017 CACC Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year

Ahead of this Sunday’s Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Championship at Delaware’s White Clay Creek Park, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) head coach Dave Thomas was named the 2017 CACC Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year. It marks …

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Jefferson CEO and President Klasko Named to Philadelphia Business Journal Power 100

The Philadelphia Business Journal has named Stephen Klasko, president and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, to its 2017 Power 100 list of the region’s most influential people. Klasko “favors creating change over reacting to it,” the Business …

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Join the Philadelphia Eagles and Jefferson for the Autism Challenge

Friday, May 11, is the last day to register for the Eagles Autism Challenge at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday, May 19. Join the team at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) with our longtime partners at the Philadelphia Eagles …

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Doctorate of Midwifery Director Presents New Tool for Improving Health in Underserved Populations

Barbara Hackley, associate professor of midwifery and program director for the doctorate in midwifery at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), presented her research on improving health outcomes in underserved populations at PROMIS in Action: Clinical and Research Implementation and Implications meeting …

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