Category Archives: In the News

Medical School Project Promotes Healthy Habits in Communities: American Heart Association News

Sidney Kimmel Medical College student Terry Gao ’20 has spent this year as a fellow with Jefferson’s Health Design Lab to learn how to better serve those in economically disadvantaged communities in Philadelphia, American Heart Association News reported April 11. …

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Jefferson Fashion Program Recognized as One of World’s Best: Philadelphia Style

“Styles come and go, but being recognized as one of the world’s best is always on trend,” Philadelphia Style said of Jefferson’s fashion program being named one of the top programs in the world by Fashionista. The also article noted …

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Alumnus and Fulbright Scholar Named Interim President of African American Chamber: The Philadelphia Tribune

Malcolm Ingram ’10, a business alumnus and winner of a U.S. Fulbright U.S. Student Grant to study globalization in Argentina, has been named interim president of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, The Philadelphia …

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Health Design Dean Bon Ku Says “Good Design Is Good Medicine”: Technical.ly Philly

Bon Ku, MD, assistant dean for health and design at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, told the 2019 Fortune Brainstorm Design meeting in Singapore this month that “making people healthier is a creative pursuit,” Technical.ly Philly reported March 20.  

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Jefferson Medical Students Learn Where They Will Do Their Residencies at Match Day: KYW Newsradio

Fourth-year students at Sidney Kimmel Medical College celebrated at Match Day 2019 as they learned where they will do their residencies and start their careers as physicians, KYW Newsradio reported March 15.

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Jefferson Women’s Hoops Are NCAA Tournament Bound: KYW

Jefferson’s phenomenal basketball season will continue in the NCAA Tournament, KYW reported March 11. The Rams earned an automatic bid to this year’s tournament by winning the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, beating USciences, 74-73, in overtime. “When you walk in …

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Jefferson and the IIA Partner on $1 Million Healthcare Innovation Competition: Jerusalem Post, Times of Israel

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has partnered with the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) to offer $1 million to Israeli companies aiming to advance healthcare technology solutions, The Jerusalem Post and The Times of Israel reported. Read more on Jefferson …

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Jefferson Gets $20M to Launch First-of-Its-Kind Academic Department: Philadelphia Business Journal

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has landed a $20 million grant to launch the country’s first academic department of integrative medicine, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported Feb. 20. Read more on Jefferson Today here.

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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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