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2009-12-16 16:54:00

Nursing Care at Hahnemann among the Best in the Nation PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hahnemann University Hospital proudly announces it has been granted Magnet(R) recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program(R). Magnet(R) is one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital or medical center can achieve, and places Hahnemann among the five percent of hospitals in the country that have achieved this prestigious...

2009-12-15 14:07:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest general builder of education facilities, has been selected by Drexel University to manage construction of the Constantine Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building on the University's main campus in Philadelphia, Pa. Upon completion in June 2011, the 138,000 sq. ft. facility will house thirty-nine research and teaching laboratories for bio-medical engineering, biology and chemistry and a fossil preparation...

2009-11-04 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-one-year old Joanne Bogan is being treated for two strokes, hypertension and diabetes. Lisa Scardigli is 43 years old, and living with multiple sclerosis. Both are healthier today thanks to Drexel's Eleventh Street Family Health Services and its innovative model of care. The ground-breaking story of Eleventh Street and its patients is being told in a video released today by the Center to Champion Nursing in America, a joint initiative of AARP, the...

2009-10-30 11:43:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Denis O'Brien, president and CEO of PECO and executive vice president of Exelon, will receive Drexel University's LeBow College of Business 2009 Business Leader of the Year Award at a luncheon on December 3 at The Park Hyatt Philadelphia at The Bellevue. A Drexel alumnus, O'Brien received his MBA in 1987 from the University's LeBow College of Business and is a University trustee. Exelon is one of the nation's largest electric utilities. PECO...

2009-09-22 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review announce the results of their seventh annual survey ranking the top graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation. From the more than 2,300 programs surveyed by The Princeton Review, 25 undergraduate and 25 graduate are ranked. And in an unprecedented event since the ranking began, a single school took the top spots in both categories -- Babson College. Ranking second and third in the...

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2009-06-01 14:23:09

Project aims to enable humanoids to interact with people and their environment A Drexel University-led research team late last week unveiled the newest, most central member of its collaboration with a team of Korean researchers:  Jaemi, a humanoid (HUBO). Jaemi HUBO embodies efforts to advance humanoid development and enhance the concept of human-robotic interaction. The project's goal is to enable humanoids to interact with their environment, and enhancement plans include enabling the...

2009-05-01 08:50:00

*Swine Flu Outbreak Highlights Influenza Virus Research at Drexel University* PHILADELPHIA, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Research conducted at Drexel University has demonstrated the importance of natural killer, or NK, cells in controlling primary influenza virus infection. These findings may help us understand how the body's immune system may best respond to the newly emergent swine flu. While no studies have been conducted on the specific H1N1 strain of influenza virus referred to as "swine...

2009-04-22 17:11:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hahnemann University Hospital is pleased to announce that the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) has granted approval for Drexel University College of Medicine's Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery three-year fellowship training program. ABOG has granted the approval of one new fellow per year for a period of three years. "This fellowship program will further strengthen the urologic gynecology service line at...

2009-04-07 13:50:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hahnemann University Hospital is pleased to announce that its Chief Operating Officer, James B. Burke, FACHE, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF). Recommended by the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) to fill an open position, Mr. Burke was approved by the PTSF at their board meeting held on March 19. The Foundation's board of directors is comprised of...

2009-04-03 14:26:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cancer Center at Hahnemann University Hospital has been granted a Three-Year Approval with Commendation by The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS). The Cancer Center at Hahnemann received the approval following an on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor. Approval by the CoC is awarded only to those facilities that have voluntarily committed to providing the highest level of quality cancer care and that...


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