Office of Institutional Advancement

2017 Award Honorees

Please join us on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 as we honor Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS with the Achievement Award in Medicine and Alex Gorsky with the Award of Merit.


Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS
Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University

Dr. Charles J. Yeo is the 8th Samuel D. Gross Professor and chair of the Department of Surgery at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Yeo’s major accomplishments have been in the fields of surgical education, clinical care of patients with complex alimentary tract diseases, and molecular research in pancreatic cancer. Read more »


Alex Gorsky
Chairman and CEO
Johnson & Johnson

Alex Gorsky is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Johnson. Alex is the seventh person to serve as Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson since it became a publicly traded company in 1944. Alex began his Johnson & Johnson career as a sales representative with Janssen Pharmaceutica in 1988. Over the next 15 years, he advanced through positions of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing, and management.  Read more »