[November 30, 2011; Philadelphia, PA] – On Tuesday, November 29, Joan C. Hendricks, VMD, PhD, the Gilbert S. Kahn Dean of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, was honored as one of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2011 “Women of Distinction.”
In total, 26 women were selected from more than 300 nominations to be honored at the event held at the Sheraton Downtown Philadelphia hotel. A panel of 12 independent judges chose the women based on their accomplishments, community involvement and professional successes.
Women honored in addition to Dean Hendricks include Lisa Nutter, president of Philadelphia Academies, Inc.; Elaine I. Grobman, CEO of the Philadelphia affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure; and Mary B. Daly, chair, department of clinical genetics, Fox Chase Cancer Center, among others.
A profile of Dean Hendricks is posted here: http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/print-edition/2011/11/25/women-of-distinction-joan-c-hendricks.html?page=all