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Alexander R. Vaccaro, M.D., Ph.D.

Alexander R. Vaccaro, M.D., Ph.D., Elected President of Rothman Institute & Appointed Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

August 11, 2014
Alexander R. Vaccaro, M.D., Ph.D., has been elected the new President of Rothman Institute and appointed Chairman of Orthopaedics at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. In this dual role, Dr. Vaccaro will oversee the clinical, educational, and research enterprises for both Rothman and Jefferson. A world-renowned spinal surgeon and educator, Dr. Vaccaro previously served as Vice Chair at Rothman Institute and Vice Chair of orthopaedics at Jefferson.
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New Partnership Brings More Personalized Cancer Treatment to Philadelphia

July 25, 2014
The Worldwide Innovative Networking in personalized cancer medicine recently announced that the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University will be one of its six new members – the only member of this prestigious group in the Tri-State Area.
U.S. News and World Report

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Among Top in Pennsylvania

July 15, 2014
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals continues its record of excellence in healthcare with recognition from U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of top hospitals and specialties.

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The Importance of Properly Vaccinating Your Child

The Importance of Properly Vaccinating Your Child

August 29, 2014

Jefferson pediatrician Dr. Gary Emmett discusses getting children properly vaccinated with...

Can Your Diet Change How You Feel After Surgery?

Can Your Diet Change How You Feel After Surgery?

August 28, 2014

Dr. Eugene Viscusi, director of Acute Pain Management at Jefferson, talks about the role diet...

Human Growth Hormone Use Increases Among Teens

Human Growth Hormone Use Increases Among Teens

August 26, 2014

Jefferson pediatrician Gary A. Emmett, MD, discussed the increased use of human growth hormone...