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August

  • Researchers Receive NIH Grants from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

    August 27, 2009

    Eight Drexel University College of Medicine research projects received funding totaling more than $1.6 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Projects include investigations of HIV, genetic diseases, liver biology and therapeutic approaches to ALS.

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  • Class of 2013 Takes Part in White Coat Tradition

    August 10, 2009

    An eager class of incoming medical students donned their white coats for the first time and kicked off their careers in medicine at the College of Medicine’s annual White Coat Ceremony, held August 7 at the City Avenue Hilton.

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  • College of Medicine Names New Chairman of Neurosurgery

    August 10, 2009

    James (Jack) E. Wilberger, Jr., MD, has been named chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Drexel University College of Medicine. Wilberger is professor and chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, the western regional campus of Drexel University College of Medicine. He is also director of the hospital’s neurosurgical residency training program and director of neurosurgery for the West Penn Allegheny Health System, where he also serves as vice president for graduate medical education and co-director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program.

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