Category: News

Sep 20

Hellenic Medical Society to Host Fall Networking Reception, November 7th at 5 pm

You’re invited to get Social! Please join us and our Friends of the Greek American Chamber of Commerce and the Hellenic Medical Society to network with Greek professionals. When: Tuesday, November 7, starting at 5pm! Where: Gran Caffe L’Aquila, 1716 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, Cost: $10 for preregistered** members or $20 without registration Entry …

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Feb 14

Ionian Village in Need of Medical Staff

Attention Medical Staff! Volunteer your talent at the Ionian Village this summer in Greece! Ionian Village, the Archdiocesan summer youth camp in Greece, is accepting volunteers to serve on their medical team this summer for 2 1/2 weeks. All expenses paid for you and your spouse. Tour throughout Greece under the “wings” of the church. …

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Feb 12

Winter Newsletter

Sandy Tzaferos, PharmD Today I write my last newsletter as President of the Hellenic Medical Society of Philadelphia. It has truly been a great experience leading this organization and benefiting our members and the hellenic community. Winter has been a busy one for the hellenic organizations and we continue to plan more events for the …

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Jan 02

Medical Society Participates in Annual Vasilopita Celebration

Χρόνια Πολλά Kαι Καλή Χρονιά! HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017! The Philadelphia Hellenic Professional & Civic Organizations Invite you to come and celebrate  Dinner and Vasilopita Cutting All Proceeds to Ionian Village to support repair efforts of the Camp. Friday, January 20, 2017 6:30pm The Merion  1301 Route 130 South Cinnaminson, NJ 08077 $85 Members   …

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Dec 14

Member of the Month – Maria Limberis, PhD

Our member of the month is Dr. Maria Limberis. Maria was born in Adelaide, Australia but raised on the island of Rhodes, Greece. She earned her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Liverpool John Moores University in Great Britain. As part of her degree, she conducted research for a year on non-viral gene therapy for cystic …

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Dec 14

Medical Society Joins 2016 Christmas Celebration

The Hellenic Medical Society joined with the Hellenic American Lawyers Association, Greek American Chamber of Commerce and Greek American Heritage Society of Philadelphia in celebrating the Holiday season on Friday December 9 at La Veranda Resturant in Philadelphia.  Over 70 Hellenes and Phil-hellenes mingled and enjoyed the holiday cheer including a special guest Ioannis Melissanidis, 1996 …

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Oct 23

Join us for a complimentary dinner symposium

Zika Virus – What You Need To Know By: Dr. Michael J. Barnish Infectious Disease specialist board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine and certified by the International Society of Travel Medicine and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Tuesday, October 25th 6-8pm Cooper University Hospital 1 Cooper Plaza Camden, …

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Sep 28

Autumn 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friends of Hellenic Medical Society Philadelphia Summer has ended and everyone is back from Greece! This was one of my best trips to Greece visiting family, beautiful islands and enjoying the best beaches in the world!  I don’t know about you, but every year when I return from a trip to Greece, I have …

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May 09

Disease of the month – Cystic Fibrosis by Dr. Denis Hadjiliadis

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic inherited disease. It is the most common genetic disease in people of European (white) descent that leads to reduced lifespan. There are approximately 30000 patients with the disease living in the United States and approximately 800-1000 in Greece. Parents of affected individuals are healthy “carriers” of the abnormal gene. Patients …

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Apr 10

Spring 2016 Newsletter –

Sandy Tzaferos, PharmD As I write this newsletter I cannot help but think about how fast the year has gone by since I became President. The Hellenic Societies have been busy sponsoring networking events, birthday celebrations and activities. It is my pleasure to present our quarterly newsletter Dinner Lecture Event – December 2 Dr. Nikolaos …

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