Andrew Freese, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Director of Neurosurgery Research, JMC, discussed the rare brain genetic disorder, Canavan's disease on WPVI-TV (ABC - Ch. 6).
Herbert Kean, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, JMC, performed the 50,000th outpatient surgery in the surgical center of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital on KYW-TV (Ch. 3).
Gary Wilson, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, JMC, discussed a rare transplant surgery that was performed at Jefferson and explained the need for more organ donation from minorities on KYW-TV (CBS - Ch. 3).
Barbara Konkle, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of the Cardeza Foundation Hemophilia Center, JMC, was a guest on "The Women's File" and discussed the topic of bleeding disorders in women on WBEB-FM (B101).
Recent Print Coverage
Eric Gibson, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, JMC, discussed the diagnosis of simultaneous death of twin girls from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in the New Era - Lancaster, Pa. (circulation 48,437), Beaver County Times - Beaver, Pa. (circulation 45,354), and the Mercury - Pottstown, Pa. (circulation 33,000), Press-Enterprise - Bloomsburg, Pa. (circulation 23,318).
Rev. Joseph Leggieri, PhD, Director of Pastoral Care, discussed the newly developed Jefferson Community Violence Prevention Partnership that has teamed up Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and the United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia in Hospital and Healthcare News (circulation 25,000).
Jack London, PhD, Director of the Laboratory for Applied Computing at the Kimmel Cancer Center, was honored at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. Dr. London explained that the award identifies and honors men and women whose visionary use of information technology produces positive social, economic and educational change in the Philadelphia Business Journal (circulation 20,000).
Barry Goldstein, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, JMC, discussed the importance of preventing diabetes saying in the Philadelphia Inquirer (circulation 904,267).