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July 22 , 2013
July 22 , 2013

Jefferson Names Ralph J Roberts Professorship in Cardiology

Michael P. Savage, MD, director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Interventional Cardiology at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals has been named the Ralph J. Roberts Professor of Cardiology.
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July 16 , 2013
July 16 , 2013

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Makes Elite Group of Top Hospitals in the Nation

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital has been named to U.S.News & World Report's most exclusive and influential list: Best Hospitals 2013-14 Honor Roll.
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July 15 , 2013
July 15 , 2013

National Recognition as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital has been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" in the Healthcare Equality Index 2013, an annual survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organization.
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June 20 , 2013
June 20 , 2013

Stephen Klasko Named President of Thomas Jefferson University and President and CEO of TJUH System

Stephen K. Klasko, M.D., M.B.A., Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida and Chief Executive Officer of USF Health, has been appointed to the newly created position of President of Thomas Jefferson University and President and Chief Executive Officer of TJUH System.
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June 18 , 2013
June 18 , 2013

Jennifer Jasmine Arfaa named Chief Patient Experience Officer

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals has named Jennifer Jasmine E. Arfaa, Ph.D., Chief Patient Experience Officer. She was previously Director of Service Improvement and Volunteer Services.
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June 03 , 2013
June 03 , 2013

Large Multi Generational Family Helps Unlock Genetic Secrets to Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

Research from Thomas Jefferson University is laying the foundation for a genetic test to accurately identify hip dysplasia in newborns so that early intervention can be initiated to promote normal development. This research from Jefferson Orthopedics physician-scientists is currently available in the Journal of Bone and Mineralizing Research (JBMR).
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May 20 , 2013
May 20 , 2013

Kimmel Cancer Center to Host Ball Benefiting Cancer Research

Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center will host a ball to honor Edward Glickman, Board of Advisors Chairman, with the Spirit of Commitment Award at the Ritz Carlton of Philadelphia on June 8. The award is presented to an individual to recognize outstanding commitment to supporting the work of the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson through personal and professional contributions dedicated to finding a cure.
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May 17 , 2013
May 17 , 2013

Jefferson Farmers Market Launches Plastic Bag Reduction Program

The Jefferson Farmers' Market will open their 2013 season on May 23 at 11 a.m. with the launch of the Plastic Bag Reduction (PBR) program. PBR, an initiative to reduce the number of plastic bags used, is the first of its kind in Philadelphia.
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May 16 , 2013
May 16 , 2013

Department of Family and Community Medicine Examines Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

Third-year residents in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital have organized a symposium examining racial and ethnic health disparities, with a focus on cancer care. The program will feature a keynote speech from Otis Brawley, MD, Chief Medical Officer of the American Cancer Society.
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May 15 , 2013
May 15 , 2013

Jefferson Named Quality Respiratory Care Institution

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital was recently bestowed the title of Quality Respiratory Care Institution (QRCR) for 2013 by the American Association for Respiratory Care. This designation is given to those facilities that have shown a commitment to quality and provide a level of respiratory care consistent with national standards and guidelines.
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