Wistar Institute Director to Speak at Community College of Philadelphia’s Pathways Magazine Breakfast

WHAT: Dr. Dario C. Altieri, director, executive vice president and chief scientific officer at The Wistar Institute Cancer Center, will speak at Community College of Philadelphia’s Biannual Pathways Magazine Breakfast. Wistar is an international leader in biomedical research. This issue of Pathways profiles expanding and emerging health care programs at the College. The cover story highlights The Wistar Institute, showcasing Altieri, who wears several hats in this world-renowned institution’s fight against cancer.

WHEN: 8 a.m., Wednesday, February 22, 2012

WHERE: Center for Business and Industry, Room C2-5, 18th and Callowhill streets

ABOUT: In a regional economy significantly fueled by health care and medicine, Community College of Philadelphia plays a major advocacy, education and training role. The College’s Allied Health and Nursing programs are constantly expanding to prepare students to pursue in-demand careers and four-year degrees, and meet regional workforce needs. Since 1999, the College and Wistar have collaborated on a unique training program designed to prepare community college students for career opportunities as biomedical research technicians.