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  • Student-Run Queen Lane Food Pantry Serves Students in Need

    Set of grocery items in paper bag.

    April 07, 2021

    As students return from spring break, those in need will have access to a new, student-run food pantry at the Queen Lane Campus.

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  • MD Program Class of 2021 Celebrates Residency Matches

    Fourth-year MD student Dominique Jones will complete a portion of her residency in Philadelphia and a portion in Wilmington, Delaware in the Jefferson Medical College/duPont Hospital for Children Pediatric Residency Program.

    March 24, 2021

    At noon on Friday, March 19, fourth-year MD Program students learned where they will complete their residency training. Students celebrated their good news with champagne toasts and showers of confetti.

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  • New Medical Cannabis Research Center at Drexel Supports Groundbreaking Research Partnership

    Medical cannabis.

    March 23, 2021

    The University now has the capacity, and an external partnership with a medical cannabis dispensary, to conduct evidence-based research on the health effects of medical cannabis.

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  • COVID-19 Testing Efforts Aim to Reach Underserved Communities

    COVID-19 virus

    March 11, 2021

    On the final day of 2020, a year defined by the COVID-19 pandemic, College of Medicine faculty physicians learned they would be able to expand COVID-19 testing in underserved communities with funding from the City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health and the Philadelphia Mental Health Care Corporation (PMHCC). With $155,468 distributed across six months, the College of Medicine can now provide free, rapid COVID-19 testing to communities in need.

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  • IHS Alumnus Continues Following in Dayna's Footprints

    Dayna's Footprints 2020 fundraiser

    March 11, 2021

    In spite of the disruptions of 2020, alumnus-founded organization Dayna’s Footprints had its most successful year yet, providing 150 pairs of shoes to children in need. The organization was founded in 2019 by Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences (IHS) student Sam Sayed and his brother, Sharif. The brothers were inspired by the memory of their sister Dayna, who tragically died in a drive-by shooting when she was 16 years old.

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  • 2021 Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert

    Performers at the Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert

    February 26, 2021

    The 28th annual Drexel University College of Medicine Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert (PABC) took place virtually due to COVID-19, and although the change of venue was disappointing, student organizers knew the show must go on. Since its inaugural show, PABC has raised over $600,000 for the patients of the Dorothy Mann Center for Pediatric and Adolescent HIV at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.

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  • Founder of Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra Jeri Lynne Johnson to Receive 2021 Woman One Award

    Director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership® Lynn Yeakel with Previous Woman One Scholars

    February 25, 2021

    The Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine will present the Woman One Award to Jeri Lynne Johnson, Founder and Artistic Director of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, on April 26, 2021, in a livestreamed webcast from the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, starting at 5:30 p.m.

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  • Drexel Deans Look Back at 2020 — Part Two

    Drexel Deans Look Back at 2020

    January 15, 2021

    In a second installment, six more deans from the University’s colleges and schools reflect on what happened and what they’ve learned.

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  • First Annual Women’s Leadership Summit Tackles the Challenges of COVID-19, Racism

    December 21, 2020

    The Women in Medicine and Science Committee (WIMSC) was months away from holding its inaugural Women’s Leadership Summit, a discussion of gender equity in medicine and science, when restrictions took affect across the United States to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. By the time the first annual iteration of the event began on Friday, Dec. 11, the pandemic had impacted not only the timing and format of the conference, but also its focus – and organizers say that latter change was one for the better.

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  • Call for Nominations: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

    December 15, 2020

    Nominations are open for election into the Delta Zeta chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society. You do not need to be a member of AOA to nominate a deserving candidate. The deadline is January 8, 2021.

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