Marc L. Schwartz, MD, Outgoing President of the Medical Staff, Department of Medicine/Cardiology, center, passed the gavel to Incoming Medical Staff President, Melvin L. Moses, MD, Department of Surgery, left, shown with Thomas J. Lewis, President and Chief Executive Officer for the hospital, at the June 2nd semi-annual meeting of the Medical Staff. The new Medical Staff team began serving on July 1. At the meeting, outgoing President Marc Schwartzs remarks included a round of thanks for the help of the Executive Committee and the Medical Staff Office during his presidency. Robert Neroni Photography
Jeffersonians supported the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Sickle Cell Program by enjoying Essentially Ellington: A Tribute to the Duke at the Prince Music Theater. From left, Debra Schroeder, LSW, Social Worker for the Sickle Cell Program; Gaye Riddick, RN, BSN, Clinical Nurse Coordinator for the Sickle Cell Program; Kenneth R. Epstein, MD, FACP, Clinical Director of the Sickle Cell Program; a member of the Essentially Ellington cast; Bruce M. Boman, MD, PhD, the Robert L. Capizzi Professor of Medicine at Jefferson Medical College; and Mrs. Boman (Cathy) are pictured with members of the cast. Robert Neroni Photography
Chatting with his Jefferson hosts is, second from right, Barry J.
Marshall, MD, of the University of Western Australia, the 1999 recipient of the Benjamin
Franklin Medal in Life Science from the Franklin Institute.
At least twice as many children than ever before prepared posters for Jeffersons Earth Day celebration on Scott Plaza. Thats because children came from two schools this year. Students from the Palumbo School for the first time joined those from the Greenfield School in participating under the new cluster school arrangement by the Philadelphia school system. The students posters depicting Earth Day themes are displayed behind them. Robert Neroni Photography
A news conference was held in May at Thomas Jefferson University to celebrate the inauguration of the Hasumi International Research Foundation. The Foundation, founded by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kenichiro Hasumi, MD, is headquartered at Jefferson and conducts and supports scientific research in collaboration with University researchers to find a cure for various forms of cancer. At the event, Paul C. Brucker, MD, University President, left, and Joseph Gonnella, Dean, Jefferson Medical College and Senior Academic Advisor for the Foundation, right, present Dr. Hasumi with a gift to celebrate the new relationship. Don Walker Photography
Roddy McIllwain, District Manager, Orthobiotech, third from left, presented a check to Bruce Boman, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Immunology/Microbiology, and Director of Medical Oncology and Medical Genetics, Department of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, left, to fund a comprehensive community outreach service for oncology patients and their families. The service will include programs on fatigue, anemia and pain management. Also attending the check presentation were, from left, Dorie Good, Sales Manager, Orthobiotech, and Don Cope, Regional Business Director, Orthobiotech. Don Walker Photograghy