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Still Time to Run for the IOA

You can still register for Penn’s Third Annual 5K for the IOA and Memory Mile Walk, to be held on Sunday, September 21. The event will be on Penn’s campus, starting at Shoemaker Green between the Palestra and Franklin Field, and running through Penn Park, with its skyline views of Center City Philadelphia. The 5K Run will begin at 8:00 am and the Memory Mile Walk will begin at 8:10 am.

Proceeds will help further innovative research by Penn’s Institute on Aging through the Pilot Grant Program, to fill funding gaps and foster exploration of new directions in research for Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Ask family and friends to support your run.

And employees in the UPHS Wellfocused Employee Benefits Rewards Program can earn 100 points for participating!

The cost to register through September 7 is $25 ($20 for Penn student with ID).  After that date, registration is $30. Click here to sign up, volunteer or donate today!

Discounts at the University's Computer Store

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Summer Spotlight on Skincare

Throughout the summer, the Presby Bulletin will be giving you the lowdown on what’s fact and what’s fiction when it comes to protecting your skin from the sun’s rays. Fact or Fiction: One sunburn won’t raise your risk of skin cancer. FICT...Full story

Join the Ride to Conquer Cancer Benefitting Abramson Cancer Center!

Prove that there is strength in numbers as you join thousands of riders to cycle 150 miles in two days through Pennsylvania’s most beautiful scenery. The Ride to Conquer Cancer is for anyone – all you need is motivation, a bike and a helmet...Full story

College Search Seminar

Penn Admissions will host a seminar on Wednesday, August 20 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm for Penn faculty and staff families and their children who are juniors and seniors in high school. The program, featuring case studies and admission workshops,...Full story

Help Create a World Free of MS

Sign up today to join UPHS employees, friends and families as part of the UPHS/Penn team for the MS City to Shore Ride onSeptember 27 and 28. The team is hoping to recruit 300 members and raise $150,000. Over its 17 years, Team UPHS/PENN ha...Full story

Brian S. Englander, MD, Named Chair of Radiology

Brian S. Englander, MD, has been named Chair of the Department of Radiology at Pennsylvania Hospital, effective July 1. “Dr. Englander has served as the Interim Chair of Radiology since September 2013. We are grateful to him for taking on...Full story

Awards and Accolades

Gary W. Falk, MD, MS, co-director of the GI physiology laboratory, received the first Distinguished Clinician Award from the American Gastroenterological Association for exemplifying leadership and excellence in the clinical academic pract...Full story

Sign Up for the 5K for the IOA

Mark your calendars for Penn’sThird Annual 5K for the IOA and Memory Mile Walkon Sunday, September 21.The event will be held on Penn’s campus, starting at Shoemaker Green between the Palestra and Franklin Field, and running through Penn Par...Full story

Penn Program for Mindfulness Summer 2014 Programs

The Penn Program for Mindfulness is a Mindfulness-Based Stress Management program that teaches individuals how to use meditation as the primary tool for long-term stress management. Special Event: An Evening with Dr. Dan Gottlieb: A Mindf...Full story

Delivering the Best in Cancer Care

The Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital PAH is now also home to Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center (ACC), the region’s number-one cancer program. Under the Direction of Arthur Staddon, MD, ACC PAH has become a nationally recognize...Full story

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