Monthly Archives: March 2018

Record 1,000-Plus Interviews Conducted at Jefferson’s Design Expo

More than 350 students from the College of Architecture and the Built Environment and the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce connected with employers from 100 leading design firms in the Gallagher Center at the University’s annual Design Expo …

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1889 Jefferson Center Aims to Improve Health in Cambria County: Tribune-Democrat

The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health is working to improve the health of residents in Cambria County, Pa., which has been ranked one of the least healthiest counties in the Commonwealth, The Tribune-Democrat reported March 21.

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Population Health Dean Advocates for Syringe Exchange Programs: Billy Penn

Jefferson College of Population Health Dean David Nash, MD, and leaders of the Commonwealth’s other public health programs have called on Gov. Tom Wolf to remove the classification of needles as drug paraphernalia, which would facilitate syringe exchange programs and …

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The New Jefferson Earns Major Branding Awards

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has received several major awards for the branding of the new University: Jefferson won an Award of Merit in the international Rebrand 100 Awards. The global recognition for excellence in brand transformation is …

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Darryl Strawberry Sheds Light on Addiction at Population Health Colloquium

As the 18th Population Health Colloquium wrapped up Wednesday morning, Darryl Strawberry, former professional baseball player and ordained minister, addressed the room of healthcare professionals to share his own battle of addiction and shed light on ways to improve the …

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Housing Alliance Awarded Hearst Health Prize at Population Health Colloquium: Becker’s Hospital Review

The Jefferson College of Population Health and Hearst Health awarded the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance the 2018 Hearst Health Prize for its program that provides permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless people, Becker’s Hospital Review reported March 20. “Awarding the Hearst …

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Isolation, Food Insecurity Cited as Health Issues at Population Health Colloquium: MedPage Today

Loneliness and food insecurity were cited as significant health problems at the Jefferson College of Population Health Colloquium taking place this week in Philadelphia, MedPage Today reported March 20.

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Fitness and Wellness Fair Takes Place March 27

With the theme of the seven elements of wellness, the University’s Fitness and Wellness Fair on March 27 will feature a day full of activities in the Gallagher Center. In the Health Sciences Student Exhibition from 12:30-2:30 p.m., undergraduate and graduate …

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Jefferson Helps Kick Off Philadelphia Science Festival with STEM Career Showcase

High school students from across Philadelphia wound their way through the four floors of the Independence Seaport Museum to learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs around the city, and Jefferson (Philadephia University + Thomas Jefferson University) students, …

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Jefferson Student Wins $10,000 John Stewardson Memorial Fellowship in Architecture

For the fourth time in five years, a Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) student or alumni has won the John Stewardson Memorial Fellowship in Architecture. After reviewing more than 40 entries, the jury named architecture student Austin Dimare …

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