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During the week of February 13, 2007, nearly 1500 Penn Medicine, UPHS and University employees took the opportunity to sign the final 30-foot long steel beam that is now a part of the structure of the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine.

UPHS Leadership
Left to Right: Craig Thompson, MD, Director, Abramson Cancer Center; Ralph Muller, Chief Executive Officer, UPHS; Arthur Rubenstein, MBBCh, Exec. VP for the Health System and Dean, School of Medicine; John Glick, MD, Director, Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute; Michael Parmacek, MD, Director, Penn Cardiovascular Institute; Kevin Mahoney, Senior Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer, UPHS

Al Black Signing the Beam
Al Black, Chief Operating Officer, HUP

Employees Signing the Beam
Left to Right: Wendy Puryear, Lorraine Canada, Barbara Tuck

Employees Signing the Beam
Left to Right: Betty Ann Boczar, Cathy Schantz


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