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On October 22, 2009, Herbert E. Cohn, MD, a Jefferson Medical College alumnus, Professor of Surgery and Vice Chair of Quality, was honored at the Seventh Annual Jefferson Awards Gala. Dr. Cohn received the Achievement Award in Medicine to recognize his achievements in endocrinology and thoracic diseases. Gifts to the Gala in honor of Dr. Cohn will support education and research in thoracic surgery and endocrine surgery.

Joshua Eisenberg, MD (JMC, Class of ‘99) has joined the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. Dr. Eisenberg, who completed his residency training at Jefferson in 2005, is board certified in both General Surgery and General Vascular Surgery.

Warren Maley, MD has joined the Division of Transplantation as the Director of the Live Donor Liver Program. Before coming to Jefferson, Dr. Maley was the Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Gordon Schwartz, MD, internationally known breast cancer surgeon, returns to the full-time faculty as the director of the Jefferson Breast Care Center. Dr. Schwartz, Professor of Surgery, was a volunteer faculty member for 30 years here at Jefferson.

Drs. Cataldo Doria, Ernest (Gary) Rosato and Gerald Isenberg have each been named to serve on the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery editorial board.

Adam Berger, MD has joined the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Jonathan Brody, PhD has joined the editorial board of the American Journal of Pathology. Save the Date: The Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancers Center will host it’s Fourth Annual Patient Symposium on October 31, 2009 in Connelly Auditorium, Dorrance H. Hamilton Building.

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