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15-Dec-2008
When a sonogram detected a mass in a 19-week-old fetus, the pregnant woman was referred to the Hadassah Medical Center, where Dr. Michel Nadjari, head of Hadassah’s Ultrasound Department, identified it as a large fetal sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT), a tumor made up of tissues from the three layers of embryonic cells.
15-Dec-2008
Yaacov’s face had been shattered when an onslaught of Qassam rockets fell on Ashkelon, where he and his family were celebrating a happy occasion. He was rushed to Hadassah Hospital where the senior surgeons in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery were waiting for him.
15-Dec-2008
Hundreds of doctors, nurses, speech therapists, social workers, dieticians, and parents of children with chronic diseases traveled to Jerusalem in December to be a part of the Hadassah Medical Center-sponsored Gerry Schwartz and Heather Reisman 2nd International Congress on Chronic Disorders and Disabilities in Children.
15-Dec-2008
In a poll of the world’s top experts in reproductive biology and medicine, conducted by the prestigious science journal, Nature Medicine, a team of Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical Center scientists tied for first place in providing the most important and influential advances in reproductive science over the past several years. They received this distinction for their 2006 paper on a previously unknown role played by the immune system in the development of human pregnancies.
15-Dec-2008
When I moved to New York City to take a job in marketing and public relations in 2004, one of my goals was to become involved in community work just as I had been in my native Canada. When I left my home city of Montreal, I had been serving as president of the Israel Cancer Research Fund. I explored various options for volunteering when I arrived in NYC, but nothing clicked. Then I received an email from Young Hadassah International about an upcoming Conference in Rome.
26-Nov-2008
Zeroing in on overcoming the challenges of fundraising in an economic crisis, over 40 leaders from 10 countries brainstormed together at Hadassah’s headquarters in New York City at an intensive and inspirational two-and-a-half day leadership conference in November.
25-Nov-2008
Hadassah New Zealand’s 250 walkers were excited to have Rowing Olympic Gold Medalists Georgina and Caroline Evers-Swindell join them for their 2008 World Wide Walk, raising $29,000 for the Hadassah Medical Center.
25-Nov-2008
Fortifying friendships for the Hadassah Medical Center and expanding the circle of Austrians who are first-hand witnesses to Hadassah’s egalitarian medicine, Hadassah Austria President Susi Shaked brought 27 people to Hadassah for a visit in October.
25-Nov-2008
Hadassah International extends its warmest congratulations to Barbara Sofer, Israel Director of Public Relations for Hadassah, upon her selection as a recipient of the prestigious 2008 Eliav-Sartawi Award for Middle East Journalism. This award is given by Search for Common Ground, an organization that “works to transform the way the world deals with conflict--away from adversarial approaches and towards collaborative problem solving.”
25-Nov-2008
Under the sponsorship of Hadassah Germany, on November 9, with 900 in the audience, the choir of the Catholic community, St. Maximilian of Munich, performed the lyrical music of Mendelssohn in the renowned Herkules-Saal, formerly the residence of the Bavarian royalty.