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Health

Addressing the Gaps in Disability Education
Jefferson works to make medical students more comfortable caring for people with complex disabilities.
Get My Job: Spotlight on Athletic Training
Alumnus Donald Smith serves as a local university’s head strength and conditioning coach and certified athletic trainer.
Mind Over Matter
One stroke patient's journey to help researchers understand if brain implants connected to a robotic arm brace can help him … and eventually other survivors … restore movement.
Effort Aims to Improve Life for Patients With a Rare Disease
Cross-disciplinary team of students and faculty working with those battling fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.
Patients Get Essential Telehealth Support Through Student-Driven Program
Researchers team up with students on “Digital Onboarding Taskforce” to help patients get comfortable using technology for remote medical care.
How a ‘Shark Tank’-Inspired Contest Led to an Examination of Racism in Health Care
Descendants of those victimized in the infamous U.S. Public Health Service Study shared their stories with students and faculty.
Communicating Information about COVID-19 Using ‘Entertainment-Education’
Researcher and student team up to explore a strategy that uses storytelling to creatively and effectively communicate about health issues.
Anesthesiology, Engineering and Textiles Experts Team Up for ‘Gorilla Gown’ Creation
The innovative effort is reimagining ways to protect patients’ body temperature before, during and after surgery.
Try These Exercises to Help Manage Daily Stress
Mindfulness creates space between you and life’s stressors.
A Call for Action Against Racism in Medicine
Worn from carrying the burden of fighting against racial injustice, a group of physicians pen a letter titled “Dear White People” asking colleagues and students in medicine to take up the cause of anti-racism.
After Battling COVID-19, Jefferson Nursing Student Vaccinates Frontline Workers
Jennifer Paone, her husband and their four children all battled the virus, and that inspired her to volunteer.