The Office of Alumni Relations is your link to Drexel, its predecessor institutions, and your fellow alumni. We hope you will maintain a lifelong engagement with our community.
Our office, and this website, strive to be a resource for you, whether you are hoping to network with other alumni, attend an event, or simply tell us about an accomplishment or update your contact information.
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From the Alumni Magazine
J. Kenneth Brubaker, MD, HU ’70, CMD, lives on the same dairy farm in the green rolling hills of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where he grew up. After graduating from Hahnemann University, he decided to return to his hometown of Mount Joy to practice medicine because he knew it was an underserved area. Read more.
A blueberry farmer, a weaver, a brass musician and a fundraising/event planning maven walk into a bar — or rather, a Drexel reunion. The College of Medicine has many distinguished alumni with wondrous career achievements, but these four onetime physicians demonstrate that retirement doesn’t have to signal the end of fulfilling work days, and that learning and growing are forever. Read more.
Histories rarely have just one beginning. For Claudia S. Plottel, MD, MCP ’84, Alumni Association board member and immediate association past-president, the idea came during a conversation with fellow board member Tim Manzone, JD, MD, MCP ’89. Read more.
About the Alumni Association
All graduates who have earned a degree (MD, PhD, DSc, MS) from Drexel University College of Medicine, MCP Hahnemann University, Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia, Hahnemann University School of Medicine or Hahnemann Graduate School are general members of the Association. Learn More.
The Alumni Association Throughout The Years
For over 145 years the Alumni Associations of Woman’s/Medical College of Pennsylvania (W/MCP) and Hahnemann University (Hahnemann) have been pillars of strength for their alumni. In that period, the Associations were undergoing interwoven transformations as two illustrious schools were brought together under the umbrella of Drexel University. Learn More.
Drexel alumn Julie Hyppolite recently co-authored "Underrepresented Minority Family Physicians More Likely to Care for Vulnerable Populations" in The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine March 2022 issue. The paper examined data that found family physicians who identify as underrepresented minorities in medicine were more likely to have a larger percentage of vulnerable patients in their care.
Picotte, the University’s high-performing computing equipment, is named for Susan La Flesche Picotte, MD, who is believed to be the first Native American physician in the U.S. Read more.
How were Drexel and other institutions now part of the University affected by the 20th century influenza outbreak? Based off of their archival collections, it’s hard to say. Read more.
The College of Medicine proudly congratulates our faculty, residents, alumni and students who have recently been inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha and the Gold Humanism Honor Societies. Read more.