Category Archives: In the News

Computational Medicine Center Director Rigoutsos Using Big Data to Understand Disease: HPC Wire

Getting the answers to what causes some people to develop diseases and not others is driving the groundbreaking medical research being conducted by the Computational Medicine Center at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University, HPC Wire reported Feb. 14. …

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Fashion Merchandising and Management Director Discusses Maternity Clothing Marketing Trends: Philadelphia Inquirer

Nioka Wyatt, director of Jefferson’s fashion merchandising and marketing program, explained how social trends have impacted the marketing of maternity clothing in a Feb. 10 story in The Philadelphia Inquirer. For one thing, women now celebrate, rather than hide, their …

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Couple Finds Love at Sidney Kimmel Medical College: AAMC News

Sidney Kimmel Medical College graduates Elise Campbell, MD, and Brad Bennett, MD, are among the many couples who have met in medical school, AAMC News reported in the story, “A Match Made in Medical School,” just in time for Valentine’s …

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Jefferson Researchers Found Hot Coffee May Be Better For Your Health, Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Jefferson researchers found that hot-brewed coffee has more beneficial antioxidants than the increasingly popular cold-brewed coffee, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Feb. 6. In their recent study, chemistry professors Niny Rao and Megan Fuller also found that acidity levels, which may …

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Jefferson Fashion Students Will Show Their Collections at New York Fashion Week: Philadelphia Inquirer

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) fashion design students Allegra Pronesti and Vanessa Fath will show their collections during New York Fashion Week, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Feb. 6.

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3D Printers Help Surgeons Rebuild Deformed Jaws in Haiti: Philadelphia Inquirer

Jefferson surgeons and the Jefferson Health Design Lab, with the help of medical students, used 3D printing to make models in the U.S. to help facilitate surgery in Haiti on patients with deformed jaws, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Jan. 30.

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Population Health Dean Nash On Ways To Improve Population Health: MedCity News

Precision medicine and addressing the social determinants of health are critical to improving the overall population health, David Nash, MD, dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health, said in a Jan. 28 interview in MedCity News on advancing population …

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Hot Coffee Has More Antioxidants Than Cold Brew, Jefferson Study Concludes: Food News, Health Breaking News

Hot-brewed coffee has more healthy antioxidants than cold brew, while the pH levels of both types of coffee are similar, Jefferson researchers and chemistry professors Megan Fuller, PhD, and Niny Rao, PhD, found in a recent study, reported Food News and Health …

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Jess Kaminski is Key to Magical Women’s Basketball Season: KYW Newsradio

Senior guard Jess Kaminski is key to the Jefferson women’s basketball team’s season-long winning streak, KYW Newsradio reported Jan. 16. The Rams, now 18-0, are one of only five undefeated teams nationwide in NCAA Division II. Kaminski leads the Rams …

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Professor Emeritus Kleinbach Addresses Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan: Voice of America, Reuters

Sociology professor emeritus Russ Kleinbach, an expert on bride kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan, told Voice of America that some communities still see the practice as a tribal tradition, although the practice was outlawed in 2013. The story details continuing efforts to …

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