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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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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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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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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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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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HMS Newsletter spring2016 

Member of the Month – Dr. Chrysoula Komis

Our member of the month is Chrysoula Komis, PhD, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM, FAIHA. She is an Occupational Safety and Health Consultant with Colden Corporation as well as an Adjunct Professor at Temple University’s College of Engineering and Drexel University’s School of Public Health. She has been an HMS member for many years and enjoys …

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Hellenic Medical Society supports the Federation of Hellenic American Society of Philadelphia’s April 17 Hellenic Independence parade

Please come and March in the Hellenic Independence parade on Sunday April 17th at 2 pm.  The Medical Society will be marching with other Hellenic organizations and wear your blue and white!  Zeto Hellas!

Hellenic Organizations of Philadelphia to host Vasilopita Event, Friday January 15th at Merions Caterers.

Χρόνια Πολλά και Καλή Χρονιά! Happy New Year! The Hellenic Professional & Civic Organizations: Hellenic Medical Society of Philadelphia American Hellenic Lawyers Association of Greater Philadelphia Greek American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia Greek American Heritage Society of Philadelphia Federation of Hellenic American Societies of Philadelphia & Greater Delaware Valley Hellenic University Club of …

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Disease of the Month – Cerebrovascular Disorder by Dr. Michael Moussouttas

The term “cerebrovascular disorders” refers to a constellation of thromboembolic and hemorrhagic diseases of the arteries and veins that contribute to perfusion of the central nervous system (CNS). Cardioembolic processes involve intracradiac thrombi embolizing to and occluding CNS vessels, and are due to such processes as atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease with myocardial hypokinesis, or …

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