Stephen Feig, MD, Professor of Radiology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University and Director of the Breast Imaging Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, was elected President of the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) at the Societys recent meeting in Boston. The Society consists of more than 2,000 academic and community practice radiologists in the United States who specialize in breast imaging. As President of the Society, Dr. Feig will uphold the Societys objectives to improve and disseminate knowledge, foster research, improve the quality of education and provide a medium for the exchange of ideas among the professionals in the field of breast imaging.
Marlene R. Moster, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, and Wills Eye Institute, presented "New Advances in Glaucoma" at the Portland Ophthalmological Society meeting in Portland, Maine.
Janice Taylor Gordon, PhD, Researcher, and Kenneth Gordon, MD, Honorary Clinical Professor and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, received a 1999 Citizen Diplomacy Award from the International Visitors Council at a ceremony held at City Hall in Philadelphia. The two doctors received the award for participation in President Boris Yelstins Management Training Initiative serving as cultural hosts to seven official guests from Russia who visited the United States to learn business practices.
Anne Clark has been named Administrator for Rehab Services for Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Ms. Clark comes to Jefferson from HealthSouth Rehab in Maine where she served as Director of Clinical Services.
Timothy M. Block, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, and Director, Jefferson Center for Biomedical Research at Delaware Valley College, was named one of "Our Top 100 People of the Century" in Bucks County by the communitys newspaper, The Intelligencer. Dr. Block was recognized for his research on finding a cure for the Hepatitis B virus.