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2012

  • December

    • Eugene Hong, MD, Appointed Associate Dean for Primary Care & Community Health

      December 12, 2012

      Eugene Hong, MD, professor of family, community and preventive medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine, was recently appointed associate dean for primary care and community health. In this role, Hong will be responsible for developing and maintaining a strategic primary care framework for Drexel University College of Medicine and the Drexel University Physicians practice. He will report to the dean of the College of Medicine and the CEO of the physician practice plan.

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    • New Drexel Medicine Website Wins "Best in Class" Award

      December 06, 2012

      The new Drexel Medicine website drexelmedicine.org recently won a "Best in Class" award from the Interactive Media Awards (IMA) Competition. The site – launched in August – won in the "Hospital" category.

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  • November

    • Pulse Wins Gold at International MarCom Awards

      November 14, 2012

      Pulse, the beat of the Drexel University College of Medicine community–highlighting research, clinical and education news, special events and noteworthy accomplishments–recently took home a gold award at the 2012 MarCom Awards in the "Employee Publication/Internal Newsletter" category.

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    • Drexel University College of Medicine to Address Urban Health Equity

      November 07, 2012

      As part of its commitment to improve access and quality of healthcare for underserved populations, Drexel University College of Medicine has announced the creation of a new Office of Urban Health Equity, Education and Research. The office will be led by Ana E. Núñez, MD, professor of medicine and the director of the college's Women's Health Education Program, as well as principal investigator of its National Center of Excellence in Women's Health.

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  • October

    • Lisa Thomas-Laury to Receive 2013 Woman One Award

      October 16, 2012

      Drexel University College of Medicine's Institute for Women's Health and Leadership is pleased to announce that its 2013 Woman One honoree will be 6ABC anchor Lisa Thomas-Laury.

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    • Q&A with Dr. Daniel Schidlow: Leading the College of Medicine Forward

      Dan Schidlow

      October 15, 2012

      As a physician and teacher, Dr. Daniel Schidlow believes strongly in “learning at the bedside” – listening to what patients have to say and sharing the wisdom and observations of both experienced and new clinicians. Now dean of the College of Medicine, he’s taking the same approach and finding the best way to lead forward.

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  • September

    • Save the Date! Discovery Day 2012

      September 05, 2012

      On October 4, Discovery 2012, the College's annual research day, is expected to draw more than 300 posters on topics as diverse as infectious diseases, cancer, behavioral neurobiology and many more.

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  • August

    • The Pew Charitable Trusts Awards Grant to Support Geriatric Home Visit Program

      August 30, 2012

      The Pew Charitable Trusts recently awarded Drexel University College of Medicine's Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine a three-year, $150,000 grant to support a home visit program for homebound, low-income seniors in Philadelphia. The newly-created program—Drexel Geriatric Home Visit Model (DGHVM)—combines comprehensive geriatric assessments with home visits for this underserved population. The DGHVM will provide approximately 250-300 home visits during the length of the project.

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    • Annual White Coat Ceremony Welcomes New Medical Students to Drexel

      August 22, 2012

      "…These things I do swear or affirm." With those final words of the Hippocratic Oath, Drexel University College of Medicine welcomed 260 new medical students during the annual White Coat Ceremony on August 10. This wonderful tradition is celebrated by medical schools across the country and is an important first step for these future physicians as they receive the traditional symbol of clinical care and service: the white coat. Like our Facebook page to see a photo album of the event.

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  • July

  • June

    • Dr. Daniel Schidlow Appointed Drexel College of Medicine Dean

      photo of Dr. Daniel Schidlow, Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean and senior vice president, medical affairs at the Drexel University College of Medicine

      June 27, 2012

      Internationally recognized clinician in pediatric diseases Dr. Daniel V. Schidlow has been appointed Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean and senior vice president, medical affairs at the Drexel University College of Medicine. Schidlow will assume the role from his current position as interim dean and senior vice president.

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    • Drexel University Appoints Dr. Daniel Schidlow as College of Medicine Dean

      June 27, 2012

      Internationally recognized clinician in pediatric diseases Dr. Daniel V. Schidlow has been appointed Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean and senior vice president of medical affairs at the Drexel University College of Medicine. Schidlow will assume the role from his current position as interim dean and senior vice president.

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  • May

    • 2012 Commencement Album Now Available On Facebook

      May 23, 2012

      Drexel University College of Medicine congratulates all of our recent graduates. The 2012 commencement ceremony was held May 18th at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. A total of 454 MD, PhD, and various master's degrees students graduated in front of their proud family and friends.

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    • Three Medical Students Selected as 2012 Schweitzer Fellows

      Three medical students selected as Schweitzer Fellows: Phoebe Dacha (upper left), Alicia Howard (right) and Ashley Stephens (lower left)

      May 22, 2012

      The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship recently selected three Drexel University College of Medicine students as Greater Philadelphia Schweitzer Fellows for 2012-13. Phoebe Dacha, Alicia Howard, and Ashley Stephens will join approximately 240 other Schweitzer Fellows from across the country in conceptualizing and carrying out service projects that address the unmet health needs of underserved individuals and communities.

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  • April

    • Triennial AAALAC International Accreditation Site Visit

      April 25, 2012

      Visitors from AAALAC International (Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International) will perform their triennial accreditation site visit with the Animal Care and Use program at Drexel University and Drexel University College of Medicine on May 30 and 31. This visit will continue Drexel University's history of AAALAC accreditation, which began with its first accreditation in 1982.

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    • Golden Apple Awards: Honoring Faculty & Staff

      April 25, 2012

      Drexel University College of Medicine students recently gathered together to honor faculty and staff during the 2012 Golden Apple Teaching Awards Ceremony. The student activities center at the Queen Lane Campus was filled to honor those who excelled in teaching and to say goodbye to a respected administrator.

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  • March

    • Jordan J. Cohen, MD, to Deliver Commencement Address

      March 28, 2012

      Jordan J. Cohen, MD, president emeritus of the Association of American Medical Colleges, will deliver the keynote address during the commencement ceremony for Drexel University College of Medicine on Friday, May 18 at 9 a.m. at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (Verizon Hall), 260 South Broad Street. He will receive an honorary doctorate from Drexel University.

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    • Student Honored for Promoting Awareness of LGBT Issues

      March 26, 2012

      Bobby Kelly, a fourth-year medical student at Drexel University College of Medicine was recently awarded the 2012 LGBT Health Achievement Award, presented annually by the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) and the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA). The organizations chose Kelly for his efforts to provide opportunities for students, residents, faculty and staff to learn more about LGBT health.

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  • February

    • Drexel University Finalizes Deal with Shima Seiki USA

      Drexel Launches Shima Seiki Haute Technology Laboratory to Develop Smart Textiles and Wearable Technology

      February 27, 2012

      Following the signing of a groundbreaking, $1 million agreement with Shima Seiki USA, Genevieve Dion, assistant professor and fashion design program director in Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, will now have the state-of-the-art laboratory to conduct research for the development of new smart textiles, wearable technologies and to explore new methods of production that will ultimately impact a number of market sectors.

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    • Malaria Research Team Awarded $2 Million NIH Grant

      Dr. Akhil Vaidya

      February 23, 2012

      The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded Drexel University College of Medicine a $ 2 million grant for a four-year project to investigate molecular pathways targeted by antimalarial pyrazole compounds. These compounds were first discovered by a research team from Drexel.

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  • January