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Alumnae Speaker Series

Join us for our next installment, "Path Out of the Pandemic: What You Need to Know About Vaccines and Herd Immunity", on March 4, 2021.



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Meet our Speakers

Corinne O'Brien, MD '02 is an Emergency Medicine physician working on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic in St. Louis, Missouri.  She completed her medical education at Thomas Jefferson University Medical College '10 and went on to do her residency training at Christiana Care Hospital in Delaware.

Beth Merlini Vitucci, DO ’01.  Dr. Vitucci is a family medicine physician at Suburban Community Hospital in Norristown, PA.  Dr. Vitucci received her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM).  She completed her residency in Family Medicine at Mercy Suburban Hospital (Now Suburban Community) where she served as the chief intern and subsequently as the chief resident.  Dr. Vitucci is the Director of Medical Education and the Director of Osteopathic Education at Suburban Community Hospital.  She is an associate faculty member at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where she serves as the Advanced Clinical Skills Selective Medical Spanish Course Director.  Dr. Vitucci is dedicated to providing compassionate care for the whole person, and she is passionate about medical education.  Dr. Vitucci is Board Certified (AOBFP) in Family Medicine.

Casey Zipfel ‘12 is a Ph.D. candidate in the Biology department at Georgetown University. Casey studies quantitative infectious disease ecology, and her research focuses on integrating complex healthcare data with epidemiological and statistical models to further our understanding of the relationship between human behavior and infectious disease transmission. Casey is a PhRMA public health informatics pre-doctoral fellow and a Chateaubriand STEM fellow.

Alison McGrorty-Crotts, MD is a board certified pediatrician for the City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health. Dr. McGrorty-Crotts dedicates one-hundred percent of her practice to treating the most vulnerable patient populations in North and South Philadelphia neighborhoods. She received her medical degree at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia after earning her undergraduate degree in Speech Language Pathology and Spanish at Temple University. Dr. McGrorty-Crotts completed her pediatric residency at Thomas Jefferson University/Nemours-A.I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware. While in medical school, Dr. McGrorty-Crotts lived in Nepal for three months and provided medical care as the lead physician at a remote medical outpost in Kolma Village in the Annapurna Mountains. Further, Dr. McGrorty-Crotts founded the first student-run HIV clinic at Temple University. Dr. McGrorty-Crotts is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Public Health. In her spare time, Alison enjoys playing dress up and trains with her two young children and watching very low quality reality television with her husband.

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