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Hellenic Medical Society Awards First Allied Health Professional Student Scholarship

Denis hadjiliadis, Natalie Saffos and Elias Iliadis
HMS Board and Scholarship Award Natalie Saffos

The Scholarship committee and the Board of Directors of the HMS Philadelphia are proud to announce the First Allied Health Professional Scholarship to Ms Natalie Saffos.  Ms Saffos is a fourth year Nursing student at Drexel University School of Nursing.  Her future plans possible include Nurse Anesthesia and we are looking forward to great things from Natalie.  She looks forward to staying active in the HMS.  Congrats Natalie!

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Hellenic Medical Society participates in Joint Christmas Party Hosted by Hellenic University Club.

Nearly 200 Greek American professionals shared Christmas cheer at the Union league in center city Philadelphia.  Good food, Greek Music and non-stop mingling made for an excellent event.  I would like to thank the President of the Hellenic University Club, Ms Georgia Chletcos,  for including the various civic organizations and coordinating this event.  We look forward to participating next year.

 During the Christmas party, the Board of Directors and the Scholarship committee chairman Denis Hadjiliadis MD presented our 2010 Allied Health Professional student scholarship to Ms Natalie Saffos. 

 We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New year.

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Global Hellenic Medical and Biosciences Network meeting, New York, December 3-4 2010

Dear Members and Friends of the Hellenic Medical Society of Philadelphia,

The 4th Annual Multidisciplinary Conference of the Global Hellenic Medical and Biosciences Network sponsored by the Federation of Hellenic Medical Societies of North America at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City on December 3, 2010 was very successful in networking the Hellenic physicians and bioscientists, offering continuing medical eduacation, furthering the communication with Greek physicians and bioscientists, and becoming a model for other Hellenic professional networks to organize.

On Saturday, December 4, 2010 the community health outreach at Astoria, Queens Hellenic medical offices offered new opportunities for screening of patients for diabetes, hypertension, and women’s health problems.  Over 150 physicians and bioscientists enrolled for the conference to learn from thirty high quality bioscientific presentations and excellent panel discussions.

The U.S Department of Health by its reprentative Health Policy Coordinator Ms. Ekaterini Malliou congratulated the Federation of Hellenic Medical Societies of North America and the Global Hellenic Medical and Biosciences Network for its theme New Advances in Medicine and Community Health.

The Greek American Leadership was present at the Official Opening Ceremony.  His Eminence Archbishop Dimitrios of America offered