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New Medical & Science Leaders

May 19, 2014

Drexel's New Medical & Science Leaders

There are 443 new medical and science leaders in the world today after Drexel University College of Medicine's annual Commencement. Despite the heavy rain, the ceremony at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts went off without a hitch. Prominent endocrinologist and former dean of the University of Pennsylvania Medical School Arthur Rubenstein, MBBCh, and noted medical philanthropist Deeda Blair, each received honorary degrees.The degree breakdown is as follows:

Degree Breakdown

  • 236 doctor of medicine degrees including:
    • 3 joint MD/PhD (doctor of philosophy)
    • 1 joint MD/MBA (master of business administration)
    • 1 joint MD/MPH (master of public health)
  • 19 PhDs
  • 188 master's degrees

Commencement Remarks

Remarks by Dean Daniel V. Schidlow, MD [PDF]

Remarks by Chairman Stanley W. Silverman [PDF]

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