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James M. England ’64 will discuss and distribute information about the opportunities for medical studies and post-baccalaureate programs at Drexel University noon-1:10 p.m. Tuesday in Oechsle Hall room 224.

The talk will highlight the Health Professions program’s monthly meeting. Pizza will be provided for all registered students. RSVP with June Thompson at thompsoj by Monday morning.

An A.B. biology graduate, England has served as chair as well as co-director of the residency training program of the department of pathology and laboratory medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine (formerly MCP Hahnemann University) since 1998. He became medical director and clinical service chief in the clinical laboratory at Hahnemann University Hospital this year.

He has published more than 50 articles in scientific journals, serves on the editorial board of CytoJournal, and has received several awards for his teaching and scholarship. He has received grants from the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and American Cancer Society and has secured three patents.

England has staff appointments at Graduate Hospital, Hahnemann University Hospital, and Women’s Medical Hospital. He has held leadership positions at Medical College Hospitals, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Allegheny University Hospital System, Allegheny University Hospitals, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. He also has led a number of educational programs and served on many committees, including 18 Ph.D. thesis committees.

He was a predoctoral trainee at University of Tennessee from 1964-66; a predoctoral fellow and National Institutes of Health (NIH) trainee and fellow at Washington University from 1966-70; a research fellow at California Institute of Technology from 1970-74, supported by the NIH and American Cancer Society; a medical student at Washington University of Medicine from 1979-82; and a resident at University of Pennsylvania Hospital from 1982-85, serving as chief resident in the department of pathology and laboratory medicine in 1983-84.

England also was assistant professor at The Wistar Institute from 1974-79, a member of the Microbiology Graduate Group at University of Pennsylvania from 1978-79, assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at Penn from 1986-88, associate professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at Medical College of Pennsylvania from 1988-92, associate professor of biochemistry at Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University from 1988-98, and professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine since 1992.

England studied at University of Tennessee’s department of anatomy from 1964-66, earned his Ph.D. at Washington University’s department of anatomy from 1966-70, and received his M.D. after returning to Washington University from 1979-82.

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