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In a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine examining how patterns of prenatal substance use impact attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnoses in children, researchers found that co-use of alcohol and tobacco, and use of cannabis alone, posed the greatest risk.

Jefferson 2024 Commencent collage

The 2,600-plus graduates will lead with ‘courage, creativity and commitment.’


The Jefferson community comes together to experience the work of researchers through stunning visuals. 

Members of the Jefferson community who helped shape 2023 include (clockwise from top left) Dr. Susan Aldridge, interim university president; Dr. Kimberlee Zamora, assistant professor of construction management; Azra Dees, Sidney Kimmel Medical College student; Craig Griffen, associate professor of architecture; Dr. Hien Dang, cancer researcher; and Ptah Myers, men’s soccer head coach.

The Nexus looks back at some of the biggest stories from the past year.

Nursing Student Laura Wu at Abington Dixon Campus
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Jefferson’s Helping Hands program

Philadelphia, PA – February 16, 2023 – Thomas Jefferson University’s College of Nursing (JCN) has been ranked No.18 among the 2023 Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs by U.S. News & World Report.

Jefferson College of Nursing students with faculty

Thomas Jefferson University’s Jefferson College of Nursing (JCN) received the 2022 Assessment and Impact Award for Nursing Education from Skyfactor Benchworks for significantly increasing student satisfaction.