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Region III 2019

Family, friends, and classmates gathering at the 2019 Region III Alumni Reception in Atlantic City, NJ!


TUSPM 2019 Graduation


Smiling with fellow grads!

Happy grads!

Read Dean Mattiacci's Commencement Remarks here!

TUSPM White Coat Ceremony


The white coat symbolizes a rite of passage into healthcare, a pledge to excellence in science and compassionate care and a lifelong connection to TUSPM.

These students are happily "coated" at the White Coat Ceremony. 


School of Podiatric Medicine 2018 Gallery of Success Recipient


AISHA S. I. CHAUDHRY is a trusted podiatrist, entrepreneur and philanthropist dedicated to the success of the School of Podiatric Medicine and its students.

A self starter, Chaudhry founded and currently operates four practices in the Philadelphia area, Advanced Care Podiatry and Pennsylvania Foot and Ankle Associates. Recently, she added another venture: the Pennsylvania Surgery and Laser Center, a state-of-the-art surgical center in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.

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Check TUSPM's Instagram @tuspmalumni for our "Student Takeover Foot Fridays" 

Footnote Fridays! An Instagram takeover featuring our current students!

Alumni, ever miss your glory days at TUSPM or PCPM? Well login to Instagram and follow @tuspmalumni to watch our takeover Fridays every week, on the ‘Story Feature’. Follow along as students participate in clinic, office hours, class, and their day to day life in Philadelphia.



Dr. Bradley Schaeffer, '11 is competing in the Semi-Finals Round of NBC's "The Titan Games"




Brad Schaeffer, DPM, '11 recently appeared as a competitor on NBC's The Titan Games. The Titan Games is a sports competition series that features people from across the nation challenging each other in endurance-based trials.
Dr. Schaeffer currently practices at Family Foot & Ankle Specialists locations in Piscataway and Hillsborough, NJ. After receiving his DPM at TUSPM, he completed his residency at Carepoint Health- Hoboken University Medical Center. During his residency, Dr. Schaeffer focused on sports medicine, foot and ankle reconstructive surgery, and wound care.
Raised in Pottstown, PA, Dr. Schaeffer became an athlete at a young age, participating in soccer, basketball, and baseball. Dr. Schaeffer went on to play center field with Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Sailfish during his undergraduate years.  
Dr. Schaeffer’s lifetime involvement in sports has made him a strong competitor and a dedicated doctor. TUSPM is proud to have alumni who experience great success in all that they do!


TUSPM Poster Presentation Award Placed 3rd Place at ACFAS


New Cardiovascular Horizons Conference Provides Educational Opportunities for Podiatrists, Podiatry Students 

By: Maggie Wurst, SMC '17 

This past May, nearly 200 podiatrists from around the country attended the 2015 New Cardiovascular Horizons Conference in New Orleans. 

With 25 course directors and 200 faculty members from gobal peripheral intervention centers, each year, New Cradiovascular Horizons hosts a conference to provide individuals in the health profession new infomration about cardiovascular health and treatments. 

However, along with being a great experience for cardiologists, podiatrists can also benefit from the conference. 

According to TUSPM alumn and NCVH 2015 Podiatric and Wound Care Chairman, Dr. Frank Tursi, '85, the conference can provide podiatrists and podiatry students a greater education on their role in diagnosing peripheral arterial disease (PAD). 

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DPM Christine Miller '03 Combines Her Passions, Works for Spanish Military Hospital Museum

By: Maggie Wurst, SMC, '17       

From the time DPM Christine Miller ’03 was a young girl, she had an interest in the Revolutionary War.

“I’m from Trenton, so I grew up in a historic town,” said Miller.  “Ever since I was little, I’ve liked the Revolutionary War.”

However, it wasn’t until a few years ago when she was researching the ancestry of her father’s family that Miller found her connection to her passion.

“I had my first child and I started to do an ancestry search about my father’s side of my family,” said Miller. “I found out that I have at least five ancestors who served in the Revolutionary War under George Washington, and that was a big discovery for me.”

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