Karen Cherwony , human resources associate vice president, organizational development and training, received the HR Person of the Year Award for the Delaware Valley at an awards ceremony on May 12. Cherwony was recognized for exemplifying “outstanding achievement within our local human resources community.”
WRTI’s Jill Pasternak and Joe Patti received a 2005 Award for Excellence in Broadcasting, the Judge's Merit Award, from the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters for their specialty program “Crossover” featuring Maestro Riccardo Muti, which aired on WRTI on Feb. 12. “Crossover” is hosted and produced by Pasternak. Patti, WRTI’s production manager, is the show's technical director and editor.
David Smith, professor of risk, insurance and healthcare management in The Fox School of Business and Management, authored an article, “Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities and The Unfinished Civil Rights Agenda,” featured in the March 1 issue of Health Affairs. The article was ranked second in the publication's list of most-read papers.