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2012-10-19 04:03:55

Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc. (MFHS) announces the panel of speakers at its 41st Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors and Community Luncheon. The Luncheon will take place on Thursday, October 25th, 2012 at The Woodlands Inn & Resort, Wilkes-Barre and will feature a special forum on building and nurturing an inclusive community by embracing diversity and cultural competency. Speakers include Jessica González-Rojas, Executive Director of the National Latina...

2008-07-16 09:01:20

By Denise Allabaugh, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 16--The Commonwealth Medical College will announce Thursday the opening of its Wilkes-Barre regional campus office in the fifth floor at the Rosenn, Jenkins and Greenwald building at 15 S. Franklin St., said Dr. Robert D'Alessandri, dean and president. "This is not a clinical site," D'Alessandri said. "We will be using that office as an education site. As we recruit faculty, faculty development sessions will be held there....

2008-07-16 09:01:20

By Ron Bartizek, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 16--WILKES-BARRE -- The Commonwealth Medical College will move closer to reality Thursday -- and a stride southward -- when it opens an administrative office in the Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald building at 15 S. Franklin St. The opening also will be a step toward fulfilling commitments college officials made to serve the entire Northeastern Pennsylvania region and to focus on community health. For now it will be a base from...

2008-06-23 03:00:28

By Anonymous Louis S. Binder, M.D. has been named the associate dean for student affairs at The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC), announced president and founding dean, Robert D'Alessandri, M.D. "Dr. Binder brings a wealth of experience to TCMC, most recently from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Over his tenure there, he was not only awarded for teaching excellence, but responsible for key areas of faculty and student governance" D'Alessandri said. Binder joins TCMC...


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