Mrs. Meyer (Stephanie) Eglin has given generously to Jefferson in honor of various Jefferson Medical College (JMC) faculty members, several of whom joined University President Paul C. Brucker, MD, at a special luncheon to acknowledge her philanthropic leadership. Through the years, Mrs. Eglin has donated nearly $750,000 to support JMC research in urology, surgery, and internal medicine, as well as the Francis E. Rosato Professorship in Surgery and the Samuel Gross Archives Fund. From left to right: S. Grant Mulholland, MD; Roger B. Daniels, MD; Francis E. Rosato, MD; Frederick B. Wagner Jr., MD, JMC 41; Mrs. Eglin; Dr. Brucker; P. Kenneth Brownstein, MD; and David L. Paskin, MD, JMC 64.
The Osteoporosis Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Ford Road campus recently hosted a visit by the Milk Mustache Mobile. The mobile offered screen tests to Jefferson employees and the public to see if they could qualify to appear in a future milk ad. Free osteoporosis and blood pressure screenings were also available that day. Showing off their milk mustaches are, from left, Ginger Philyan, Elisabeth Grace, RN, Susan Ward, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, and Associate Director of the Osteoporosis Center, technician Janice Tertel, and (shown in the cow suit) Eleanor (Rhea) Sturkey of the Ford Road campus Information Technology Services
Celestino Sanchez, center, Computer Systems Analyst at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, teaches curious young minds at the Ludlow Youth Community Center about their new computers. The center staff accepted the gift of recycled PCs and printer donated by Thomas Jefferson University Hospital officials. With this gift, the North Philadelphia Cruz Recreation Center and Ludlow Elementary School, in a unique partnership with the Ludlow Youth Center, will all be able, for the first time, to offer a host of educational technology-based programs and offer many children in that neighborhoold their first visit to the Internet.