Diversity Efforts on Campus
The University's Affirmative Action Committee would like all
employees and students to be aware of the variety of groups involved in
diversity activities on campus. If you have additions or updates to this
list, please contact Karen Glaser, PhD, at Suite 157, Jefferson Alumni Hall,
Janice M. Bogen, International Exchange Services, M-70 Jefferson Alumni
Georganne K. Buescher, EdD, chairman, Minority Affairs Committee, College
of Graduate Studies, M-46 Jefferson Alumni Hall, 3-5799
Edward B. Christian, PhD, assistant dean for student affairs and special
programs, Jefferson Medical College, 157 Jefferson Alumni Hall, 3-6763
Karen M. Glaser, PhD, assistant dean for student affairs, chairperson, Affirmative
Action Committee, 157 Jefferson Alumni Hall, 3-7890
Albert D. Herbert, Jr, MS, RT(R), LRT, director, University Office of Minority
Affairs, College of Allied Health Sciences, 1010 Edison Building, 3-8724
Women's Working Group, Contact: Martha A. Anderson, assistant vice president
for safety and security, 1630 Edison Building, 3-5339
Jefferson Gay and Lesbian Alliance (JeffGALA), a.k.a the Brown Bag Lunch
Group, Contact: Naomi Segal, 1015 Chestnut Street, Room 220, 5-2578
JeffMINDS, Contact: Dwight P. Lewis, manager, information systems, B6B Scott
Thomas Jefferson University
American Medical Women's Association (students only). Faculty advisors:
Clara A. Callahan, MD, associate dean of student affairs, 157 Jefferson
Alumni Hall, 3-6988, and Karen D. Novielli, MD, department of family medicine,
401 Curtis, 5-2361.
Asian Professional Society, Faculty advisor: Hie-Won Hann, MD, 901 College,
Colour of Jefferson (International Student Organization), Faculty advisor:
Martyn Darby, PhD, 619A Bluemle Building, 3-4504.
International Day Steering Committee, Faculty advisor: Clara A. Callahan,
MD, associate dean for student affairs, 157 Jefferson Alumni Hall, 3-6988.
Jefferson Gay and Lesbian Medical Student Alliance (JMC students only),
Faculty advisor: Neil Silverman, MD, department of obstetrics/gynecology,
834 Chestnut St., Room 400, 5-7996.
Jefferson Association of Indians (Asian-Indian): Faculty advisor: Salman
Akhtar, MD, department of psychiatry and human behavior, 1201 Chestnut Street,
Suite 1503, 5-842o.
Jefferson Christian Fellowship, Faculty advisor: Geno J. Merli, MD, department
of internal medicine, 125 S. 9th Street, Suite 502, 5-2416
Jefferson Jewish Student Association (open to nonstudents also), Faculty
advisor: Allen R. Zieger, PhD, department of biochemistry and molecular
biology, 224C Bluemle Building, 3-7980.
Student National Medical Association (Open to nonstudents, but geared towards
medical students of color), Faculty advisor: Edward B. Christian, PhD, assistant
dean of student affairs and special programs, 157 Jefferson Alumni Hall,