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2010

  • December

    • DUCOM IBC Medical Simulation Center Awards

      December 22, 2010

      A scientific review panel met on August 13, 2010 to evaluate the applications that were submitted for funding by the Independence Blue Cross Medical Education Simulation Center.

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    • NIH Grant Supports a Healthier Philadelphia

      December 21, 2010

      The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health has awarded a $100,000 planning grant to Ana Núñez, MD, and the Women's Health Education Program for the next phase of its community outreach programming and research.

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    • Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert

      December 20, 2010

      Drexel University College of Medicine students and faculty will once again showcase their talents for a great cause at the annual Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert.

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  • November

    • Nanoelectronics for 2020 and Beyond Program Solicitation

      November 29, 2010

      The NSF, through its Directorates for Engineering, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, and Computer & Information Science & Engineering, together with the semiconductor industry’s Nanoelectronics Research Initiative (NRI), have issued a call for research and education activities on Nanoelectronics for 2020 and Beyond (NEB).

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    • Dr. Templeton Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

      November 23, 2010

      Bryce Templeton, MD, professor in the Department of Psychiatry, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Philadelphia Psychiatric Society. In presenting him with the honor, the society noted Templeton’s lifetime of career activities as an educator, researcher, and published author – all of which have advanced the field of psychiatry.

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    • Federal Agency Leader Named 2011 Woman One Honoree

      November 23, 2010

      Sara Manzano-Díaz is ninth woman to receive award from Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership.

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    • Vision 2020 Launches Decade-Long Initiative

      November 08, 2010

      Vision 2020’s 116 women leaders are back in their home states ready to begin the decade-long initiative to advance women’s equality and leadership.

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  • October

    • Saint Peter’s Becomes Regional Medical Campus

      October 26, 2010

      Saint Peter’s University Hospital, in New Brunswick, will now serve as a Regional Medical Campus for Drexel University College of Medicine, based in Philadelphia, Pa. This designation expands on an already existing academic partnership between both institutions.

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    • Drexel Sports Medicine Uses High-Tech Equipment to Heal

      October 12, 2010

      Did you know the same technology used to monitor babies in the womb is now being used in sports medicine offices? Ultrasound imaging can help diagnose injuries to tendons and ligaments in knees, shoulders, wrists and other areas that are often injured during physical activities.

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    • Discovery Day 2010

      October 01, 2010

      New and exciting research breakthroughs in fields such as cancer, malaria, and behavioral neurobiology will be showcased on Thursday, October 7, 2010, as part of Drexel University College of Medicine’s annual Discovery Day.

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  • September

    • Medical Students Teach CPR to Philadelphia School Children

      September 24, 2010

      Eighth graders throughout the Philadelphia school system will soon be learning CPR thanks to the generosity of Drexel University College of Medicine Chairman Manuel Stamatakis and the guidance of Drexel medical students. It’s all part of a new initiative with the American Heart Association (AHA).

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    • Vision 2020 Announces Headliners for the “Celebration of American Women”

      September 12, 2010

      Vision 2020 announces with pride the special guests for its “Celebration of American Women” on Oct. 21, 2010: Geena Davis, Mae Jemison and Jane Seymour. The three celebrities will participate in a 90-minute program focusing on women’s equality. Tickets go on sale Sept. 13.

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  • August

    • Gates Foundation Accepting Proposals for Round 6

      August 27, 2010

      The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for Round 6 of Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative and unconventional global health solutions. Applicants can be at any experience level, in any discipline, and from any organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for profit companies.

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    • Women’s Leadership Program Receives National Recognition

      August 17, 2010

      The Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM) Program for Women at Drexel University College of Medicine is proud to announce they are this year’s institutional recipient of the prestigious Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Women in Medicine Leadership Development Award. ELAM® will be presented with the award during the Women in Medicine luncheon at the AAMC annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in November.

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    • Eager Medical Students Don White Coats at College of Medicine Ceremony

      August 17, 2010

      The annual White Coat Ceremony at Drexel University College of Medicine welcomed 260 incoming medical school students and their families along with Drexel University College of Medicine faculty and staff.

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  • July

  • June

    • Medical Student Recognized for Improving Minority Health

      June 14, 2010

      Victor Cueto, a second-year Drexel University College of Medicine student, is one of only 13 medical students in the country to receive a 2010 Minority Scholars Award.

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    • ELAM Chooses Leadership Class

      June 02, 2010

      The Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM) Program for Women at Drexel University College of Medicine has selected 54 senior women faculty for the 2010-2011 class of fellows. ELAM® is the only national program dedicated to preparing senior women faculty for leadership at academic health centers. The new fellows join a diverse community of leaders and represent over 50 medical, dental, and public health schools from across the United States and Canada.

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  • May

    • May 28 - Dr. Vincent Zarro Honored for Work with Chinatown Clinic

      May 28, 2010

      Each month, approximately 150 immigrants are able to access often urgently needed care in a language they understand and the community they know, thanks to the Chinatown Clinic run by Drexel University College of Medicine.

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    • May 27, 2010 - Alumnus Named to Major League Baseball Post

      May 27, 2010

      The new medical director of Major League Baseball (MLB) is Gary Green, MD, an alumnus (’83) of Hahnemann University and former resident of Drexel University College of Medicine, then known as the Medical College of Pennsylvania.

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    • May 20, 2010 - Vision 20/20 Delegates Chosen

      May 20, 2010

      Vision 2020 announced the selection of 102 National Delegates – extraordinary women who were chosen to shape the future of women’s leadership into the next decade. Vision 2020 is a national project of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine, focused on advancing gender equality by energizing the dialogue about women and leadership.

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    • 428 Students To Receive Degrees

      May 05, 2010

      Brigham and Women’s Hospital President Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD, will deliver the keynote address during the commencement ceremony for Drexel University College of Medicine on Friday, May 21, at 9 a.m. at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (Verizon Hall), 260 South Broad Street.

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    • Drexel Physicians Named “Top Docs” in Annual Ranking

      May 03, 2010

      Philadelphia Magazine has published its annual list of the region’s “Top Doctors” in various specialties.

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  • April

  • March

    • 2010 Match Day

      March 19, 2010

      Following a promising national trend, more of Drexel University College of Medicine's soon-to-be graduates are choosing primary care specialties over other areas of medicine.

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  • February

    • Drexel Opens State-of-the-Art Medical Simulation Center

      February 24, 2010

      Drexel University College of Medicine is now home to one of the most innovative medical simulation centers in the country. The Independence Blue Cross Medical Simulation Center at Drexel University College of Medicine opened this month at the campus on Queen Lane in the East Falls section of Philadelphia. The center includes the latest high-fidelity human patient simulators to help students and practicing physicians gain experience in a realistic, interactive clinical environment with the newest technology available.

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  • January