Author Archives: Mike Bederka

Jefferson Teams Up with NIBRT for Biologics Facility: Irish Times, Silicon Republic

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) is teaming up with the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training to set up the first education and training center for biologics manufacturing in North America, The Irish Times and Silicon Republic …

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SKMC Alumna Named ASRA’s Resident/Fellow of the Year

The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) has named Kellie Jaremko, MD, PhD, the 2018 Resident/Fellow of the Year. Dr. Jaremko received her PhD in neuroscience and MD from Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University …

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Jefferson to Establish the First Education and Training Center for Biologics Manufacturing in North America in Partnership with Global Leader NIBRT

With new biologic therapies turning acute and debilitating illnesses like rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes and cancer into manageable chronic diseases and sometimes cures, biologics are rapidly gaining momentum throughout the world. And yet because of the exquisitely complex manufacturing process and …

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College of Pharmacy Dean to Receive Prestigious Harvey A.K. Whitney Lecture Award

Rebecca Finley, PharmD, MS, professor and dean of the Jefferson College of Pharmacy, has been selected to receive the Harvey A.K. Whitney Lecture Award. Presented annually by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the Whitney Award is the highest …

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Alumna Named Philadelphia Fashion Incubator Designer-in-Residence

The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy’s Center City has named fashion industry management alumna Channelle Halsey ’12 a 2018 designer-in-residence. “Being selected is a huge accomplishment,” said Halsey, who launched her childrenswear brand in 2016. “The program will give me …

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Specter Center Hosting Training Event to Encourage Women to Run for Political Office

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will host Ready to Run Pennsylvania, which provides bipartisan political training to encourage women to run for government leadership positions. The daylong program on Saturday, Feb. 17, targets women considering or recently deciding …

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Fashion Students Evoke the Imagination and Present Bold Looks at NYFW

Click through the album above to see all the sights from the Designers’ Premier show. Two fashion design students presented their work at the Designers’ Premier show at New York Fashion Week on Feb. 10. Kelsey Fickes ’18 and Kaelin Wilcher …

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Former Student Pitches Organic Coffee Drink on ‘Shark Tank’

While former student-athlete Jordan DeCicco didn’t secure a deal Sunday night on “Shark Tank,” the appearance on the hit ABC show gave his company Sunniva Super Coffee national exposure and valuable insight into how to improve the product. DeCicco developed …

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Jefferson’s New University Brand Campaign Focuses on Redefining Humanly Possible

The Jefferson advertising campaign debuted during the Winter Olympics on the local NBC10 station. Watch it above. After Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University combined in July 2017, the work began to take stock of the strengths and develop messaging …

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Students Bring Striking Styles to Epson New York Fashion Week Event

Click through the album above to see all the sights from the Epson Digital Couture Project. A transdisciplinary team of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) students had their work on display at the Epson Digital Couture Project, which kicked off …

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