Professor Dimitrios Karussis, Senior Neurologist at the Hadassah Medical Center, and Professor Shimon Slavin, former head of Hadassah’s Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit and founder of the International Center for Cell Therapy and Cancer (ICTC) at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, have received the "International Adult Stem Cell Research and Therapeutic Treatments Award 2008" from the Worldwide Center for Adult Stem Cell Education (WCASCE).
Prof. Arieh Shalev, Chief of the Hadassah Medical Center’s Psychiatry Department and a leading world expert in post-traumatic stress, is leading groundbreaking research into treatment for Military Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
The Chief Rabbi of Panama, Rabbi Sion Levy, in the presence of the Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi Shlomo Moshe Amar, and over 150 of his Panamanian compatriots, was honored with a cornerstone dedication ceremony at the Fannie and Maxwell Abbell Synagogue at Hadassah University Hospital, marking the donation of one million dollars by a Panamanian family to the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower in the Panamanian Rabbi's honor.
Agnes Yom Tov, the Founding President of Hadassah International’s new unit in Hungary, spent a few days at Hadassah House in leadership briefings, preparing her for a successful presidency.
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Hadassah Germany set up a stand at the Christlicher Gesundheitskongress (Christian Health Congress) in Kassel during the end of March, with hundreds of participants stopping by to learn about Hadassah.
In an effort to bring together different cultures living in Amsterdam and to raise awareness about the all-inclusive mission of Hadassah, Young Hadassah Holland is hosting a second series of three multicultural cooking workshops.
Over 50 walkers participated in the Young Hadassah United Kingdom World Wide Walk, despite poor weather conditions. Led by Vanessa Fragis, the Young Hadassah UK team raised £1,020 for the Hadassah Medical Center.
In celebration of the Jewish holiday of Purim, a group of salsa dancers in masquerade took over the entrance lobby of Hadassah-Ein Kerem.
Participating in the Israel version of Young Hadassah International’s World Wide Walk, doctors, nurses, new immigrants, students from Merkaz Hamagshimim Hadassah, as well as Young Judaea Year Course participants ran in the Jerusalem Half Marathon on March 27, wearing orange t-shirts, under the banner "Run for Hadassah--Save People's Lives.”