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, https://grancaffelaquila.com…
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…
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
1301 Route 130 South
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
$85 Members $45 students
includes dinner & full sweets display
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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…
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…
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
Cooper University Hospital
1 Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ 08103
Free Parking; Complimentary dinner and appetizers will be served
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…
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…
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 Pyrsopoulos presented a lecture on Chronic HCV Treatment Guidelines: Best Practices for Achieving a Cure. It was held at Morton’s Steakhouse in Philadelphia. Dr. Pyrsopoulos did a great job educating 25 attendees on this topic and we hope to have him back for more!
Hellenic Medical Society of NY Scholoarship Gala – December 4
The event was held at The Plaza on Fifth Ave in New York City. It was a fun time as my husband George and I sat with Dr. Elias Iliadis and his wife Kathy at this beautiful gala!
Annual Christmas Party – December 6
Four Hellenic organizations (including HMS) hosted a Christmas Party at the Union Trust in Philadelphia. Over $1300 was donated to CLEO
Annual Vasilopita Event – January 15
Over 75 people attended our annual gathering to cut the traditional vasilopita and enjoy an amazing networking opportunity, great food and dancing. This year The Merion hosted the venue with their famous food selections. A special thank you to the presidents of our fellow Hellenic Organizations – Nikitas Moustakas, Elias Iliadis, Nikolas Yantsos and George Papas. A total of $2000 was raised from this event and donated to the Red Cross of Mytilene specifically for humanitarian and basic items for the refugees.
New Board Members:
We welcome to our board of directors the following new members:
Dr. Nikolas Tyris, specializing in Rheumatology
Dr. Chrysoula Komis, specializing in Occupational Health and Safety experience