'Oliver' Makes Debut to
Help Fight Hepatitis B Virus
To help increase public awareness of the growing concern over spread of the hepatitis B Virus (HBV), the Hepatitis B Foundation has introduced its liver mascot "Oliver."
(Robert Neroni Photography - Making his debut at Jefferson is "Oliver," the liver mascot created by the Hepatitis B Foundation to boost national awareness of the problem of viral hepatitis. Shown with Oliver, from left, are Joseph S. Gonnella, MD, Dean, Jefferson Medical College, and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Thomas Jefferson University; Joan M. Block, RN, President and Director, Hepatitis B Foundation; Timothy M. Block, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and co-founder, Hepatitis B Foundation; and Kathleen Smith, Community Outreach Coordinator, Hepatitis B Foundation.)
Staff President, Officers And Executive Committee
A new medical staff team began serving on July 1, with Marc L. Schwartz, MD, Department of Medicine/Cardiology, succeeding P. Kenneth Brownstein, MD, Department of Urology, as the President of the Medical Staff.
Supports United Way in a 'New' Way . . . Campaign Kicks Off
"New" best describes Jefferson's 1997 United Way Campaign a new chair, a new campaign goal with new energy, a new community service project called Day of Caring, and a very special new speaker to kick off the campaign.
Magee Rehabilitation Affiliates with Jefferson Health System
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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.