Alumni

Alumni Profiles

Get to know your fellow alumni. In each issue of the Bulletin, the alumni magazine of Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, our graduates provide answers to 10 questions — everything from "What advice would you give your 25-year-old self?" to "If you had a theme song, what would it be?" 

If you or a Medical College alumnus you know would like to be profiled for this column in the magazine, email us. 

Amadio

Peter C. Amadio, MD '73
The 2013 Alumni Achievement Award recipient is currently the Lloyd A. and Barbara A. Amundson Professor of Orthopedics at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. 

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Calabrese

Anthony Calabrese, MD '72
By day he is the founding member of Anne Arundel Gastroenterology Associates, and by night he's the lead tenor saxophonist of a 17-piece orchestra.

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Cora LeEthel Christian, MD

Cora LeEthel Christian, MD '71, MPH
After graduating from Jefferson, she returned to the U.S. Virgin Islands where she has been a physician, advocate and policy maker.

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Charles J. Dunton, MD '80

Charles J. Dunton, MD '80
The director of gynecologic oncology at Lankenau Medical Center is committed to caring for women with cancer.

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Giordano

Joseph M. Giordano, MD '67
Giordano revolutionized trauma care and helped save President Reagan's life following an assassination attempt.

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Steven A. Katz, MD '84

Steven A. Katz, MD '84
On his son's behalf, Katz is helping raise awareness to find a cure for Angelman syndrome.

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Walter L. McConnell, MD '59

Walter L. McConnell, MD '59
Whether he's taking on the tallest mountain in the world or the U.S. healthcare system, he’s doing it his way.

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Marianne Ritchie, MD '80

Marianne Ritchie, MD '80
The clinical assistant professor of gastroenterology at Jefferson recently served as president of the alumni association.

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Nicholas Ruggiero II, MD '01

Nicholas Ruggiero II, MD '01
The director of structural heart disease and non-coronary interventions at Jefferson follows in his father's footsteps.

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Cynthia L. Sears, MD '77

Cynthia L. Sears, MD '77
Volunteering in a refugee camp in Cambodia shaped the career of the professor of medicine in infectious disease and gastroenterology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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