Beecham (SKB) Join to Link Clinical Research Efforts
In what Jefferson's executive leadership calls a "landmark" step, the University and SmithKline Beecham (SKB) have entered into a contractual relationship aimed to enhance the future of clinically based research.
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Hospital Opens Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Further expanding Jefferson's abilities to treat patients with epilepsy, the staff of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and Neuropsychology Division of Graduate Hospital has moved to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Measey Foundation Endows
Professorship of Surgery
The Benjamin and Mary Siddons Measey Foundation has pledged $1 million to Jefferson Medical College in order to establish the William Maul Measey Professorship of Surgery. The endowment will enable Jefferson to continue to recruit prominent faculty to the department of surgery, further strengthening its commitment to the highest quality education of its students.
There have been several recent major developments broadening the geographic reach of Jefferson Health System.
Information Systems Update
Sandra Moss, RN, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, attends to the first set of twins born at Jefferson to benefit from a new incubator designed with monitors and space for two infants. According to Jay S. Greenspan, MD, Director, Division of Neonatology at Jefferson, and Professor of Pediatrics, JMC, twins born prematurely appear to be more stable when they have physical contact with each other.
Jerome P. Kassirer, MD, Editor-in-Chief, New England Journal of Medicine, center, delivered the fifth annual Paul C. Brucker, MD, lecture to a standing-room-only crowd at the Connelly Conference Center. Also shown are, left to right, John L. Randall, MD, Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine and The Alumni Professor of Family Medicine; Jonathan E. Gottlieb, MD, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Medicine; Paul C. Brucker, MD, President, TJU, and Professor of Family Medicine; and Howard K. Rabinowitz, MD, Professor of Family Medicine, all JMC.
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1996 ANNUAL REPORT
Thomas Jefferson University's 1996 Annual Report is also available through the publications office at 215-955-6204.