50th Anniversary Events
50th Anniversary Celebration Concludes
The capsule, a gift from the New Jersey Medical School Alumni Association, will lie beneath the brick courtyard outside the Plaza entrance to the Medical Science Building. A granite marker provides instructions for the capsule to be opened in 2055 during the school's 100th anniversary.
50th Anniversary Research
This scientific symposium, held on April 22, 2005, highlighted current developments and future direction at the medical school, and featured eminent speakers from outside the institution, as well as distinguished NJMS faculty. Topics included: advances in cardiovascular research, infectious disease and microbial pathogens and cancer Dr. Jocelyn Elders, Professor emeritus at the University of Arkansas Medical School, and former surgeon general, delivered the keynote address on Disparities in Health Access. Opening remarks were provided by Russell T. Joffe, MD, The Sharon and Joseph L. Muscarelle Endowed Dean, NJMS, and closing remarks were provided by John J. Petillo, PhD, president, UMDNJ.
A commemorative series of lectures took place throughout the months of November 2004 through April 2005. The lecture series celebrated NJMS graduates who have distinguished themselves in the areas of research, academics and clinical care.
Lectures convened on Fridays at 2:00 PM, beginning on November 5, with a lecture by Gerald Levey, MD, '61, vice chancellor of medical sciences and dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Lecture - Mark Rosenberg, MD
....Photgraphy.............Quilting...... ..Sculpture....... ...Music... ............... ..Film
Since its debut in 1999, the Arts Festival has become a celebrated event eagerly anticipated by the school and community. Each year NJMS faculty, staff, students, patients, friends and family members display their talents throughout the month long celebration, as well as attend and participate in various arts related workshops and performances including a campus-wide talent show. In the past, participants have exhibited a variety of art in multiple forms, including paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography, poetry, jewelry, quilts and needlepoint. In addition to celebrating the wonderful artistic talent of our community, the festival focuses on the importance of artistic outlets to personal health and wellness.
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