Monthly Archives: February 2018

Management and Nursing Students Address Food Insecurity in Novel Transdisciplinary Project

In a unique project and skill exchange, undergraduate management and nursing students at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) are working together in transdisciplinary teams to develop innovative solutions to the real-world problems of food insecurity and food deserts …

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Coffee Drink Company Started in University Dorm Gets “Shark Tank” Boost: Philadelphia Business Journal

“A family-owned coffee beverage startup created in a Philadelphia University dorm room found its way to ABC’s Shark Tank. The three brothers behind Super Coffee didn’t walk away with an investment, but a post-TV show sales bump has led the trio to …

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1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health Works to Improve Health in Western Pa.: The Tribune-Democrat

The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health has launched a $7.5 million, five-year effort to identify public health issues in the Johnstown, Pa., region and formulate plans for improvement, The Tribune-Democrat reported Feb. 25.

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Jefferson Unveils Plan for Biologics Manufacturing Institute: Philadelphia Business Journal

Jefferson announced that it is establishing the Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing, the first in the U.S. in collaboration with the internationally recognized National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training in Dublin, Ireland, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported Feb. 22.

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Jefferson Students and Faculty Participate in Epson Digital Couture Fashion Event: Printwear

A collaborative team of Jefferson design students made an exciting, bold collection that premiered at the Epson Digital Couture event in New York earlier this month, Printwear reported. “I really like working with other majors and seeing all their perspectives …

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With New Jefferson Program, Students Rise to the Demands of the Changing Workplace

The rapidly changing workplace demands that people continually learn and refine their skills to remain employable. In the spirit of the lifelong learning initiative at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), the University will launch Jefferson RISE—a unique program …

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Jefferson Teams Up with NIBRT for Biologics Facility: Irish Times, Silicon Republic

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) is teaming up with the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training to set up the first education and training center for biologics manufacturing in North America, The Irish Times and Silicon Republic …

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SKMC Alumna Named ASRA’s Resident/Fellow of the Year

The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) has named Kellie Jaremko, MD, PhD, the 2018 Resident/Fellow of the Year. Dr. Jaremko received her PhD in neuroscience and MD from Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University …

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Jefferson to Establish the First Education and Training Center for Biologics Manufacturing in North America in Partnership with Global Leader NIBRT

With new biologic therapies turning acute and debilitating illnesses like rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes and cancer into manageable chronic diseases and sometimes cures, biologics are rapidly gaining momentum throughout the world. And yet because of the exquisitely complex manufacturing process and …

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College of Pharmacy Dean to Receive Prestigious Harvey A.K. Whitney Lecture Award

Rebecca Finley, PharmD, MS, professor and dean of the Jefferson College of Pharmacy, has been selected to receive the Harvey A.K. Whitney Lecture Award. Presented annually by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the Whitney Award is the highest …

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