Monthly Archives: June 2018

Jefferson’s Health Design Lab Offers Pathway for Hospitals to Integrate Patient-Centered Design: MedCity News

One of the goals of Jefferson’s Health Design Lab is to create a new generation of physicians who not only know how to treat their patients but to help them develop the skillsets to solve problems in thoughtful, creative ways, …

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Celebrating Year One: The New Jefferson Continues to Evolve to Deliver Value and High-Impact Education

One year after the official combination of Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University to create a new national preeminent professional university, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) continues to evolve to deliver high-impact education and value for students in …

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Chancellor Spinelli Shares Merger Lessons in the Chronicle of Higher Education

With merger on the minds of many higher-education leaders, University Chancellor Stephen Spinelli Jr., PhD, shared lessons from the experience of the new Jefferson (Philadelphia Unversity + Thomas Jefferson University) in a June 22 commentary in the Chronicle of Higher Education. …

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Jefferson and Navvis Establish Country’s First Nationally Focused Professorship in Population Health: Becker’s Hospital Review, the American Journal of Managed Care, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Thomas Jefferson University’s College of Population Health and Navvis and have partnered for the nation’s first private sector-supported academic chair in population health, reported Becker’s Hospital Review, the American Journal of Managed Care and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch June 25. …

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Thomas Jefferson University and Navvis Establish the Nation’s First Nationally Focused Professorship in Population Health

Thomas Jefferson University’s College of Population Health and Navvis have announced the country’s first private sector-supported academic chair in population health—The Navvis Professorship of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University. The Professorship will focus on identifying methods and best practices to create …

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Over 80 Student-Athletes Recognized for Academic Achievements

Seventy-three student-athletes have been named to Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) All-Academic Teams for the 2017-18 season. In addition, women’s rowing—which doesn’t compete in the CACC—had eight students recognized as Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar-Athletes. “Their successes reinforce the emphasis …

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MSSI Alumna’s Design Wins Best of NeoCon Award

A design created by M.S. in surface imaging alumna Kaijie Chen ’16 upholstered on Steelcase’s new Silq chair won a Best of NeoCon Innovation Award this year at NeoCon. Chen developed the design, “Unusual Beauty,” in summer 2015 as part of an …

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Trauma Expert Jeanne Felter Says Children Separated from Parents Subjected to Toxic Stress: NBC10, KYW Newsradio

The policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S. border can produce “toxic levels of stress in childhood [that] can compromise brain development and it can lead to long-term negative psychological and physical outcomes for kids,” Jeanne Felter, …

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Industrial Design and Occupational Therapy Programs Work Together on Accessibility Solutions

A new program at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Designing for Accessibility, taps into the imaginations of industrial design and occupational therapy faculty and students to develop assistive devices to help others in need. The program connects East …

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Disaster Medicine and Management Program Ranked Among Top in Country

TheBestSchools.org has named the University’s M.S. in Disaster Medicine and Management program the No. 2 online master’s in emergency management degree program in the nation. The organization based the rankings on program quality and range of courses provided, as well …

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