NEWS FROM THE CHAIR
Please welcome Dr. Leland Jaffe & Dr. Alison Joseph to the Department of Podiatric Medicine and Radiology. Dr. Jaffe earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine in 2008 and then began his surgical and clinical training at the North Chicago VA Medical Center and St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago, IL. While at Scholl College, Dr. Jaffe earned numerous honors and awards including a proficiency in podiatric anatomy award and Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine’s Proficiency in Scholarship award. During Dr. Jaffe’s residency, he served as chief resident during his three years of residency training and published original articles in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Jaffe’s involvement in educating the junior residents and visiting students demonstrated his desire to continue to improve academically. Following his completion of residency, he began practicing in a group practice in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Jaffe continued his academic involvement as a surgical instructor through the DePaul Health Center residency program. In addition to his busy surgical practice, Dr. Jaffe served on the panel at two different multi-disciplinary wound centers in St. Louis. Please join me in welcoming Dr. Leland Jaffe to Scholl College.
Dr. Alison Joseph graduated from Saint Mary’s College in 2003 with a BA in psychology. She then obtained her DPM degree from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (Kent State). Following podiatry school, Dr. Joseph completed a 3-year surgical residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Joseph was then hired by University Hospital in Newark, NJ as an attending for the podiatry residency where she trained residents in the clinical, operative and hospital setting. Dr. Joseph was also the student externship coordinator where she mentored students during their one-month rotations at the hospital. She has a great passion for teaching and is beyond thrilled to be a new assistant professor at Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Joseph has a great interest in treating diabetic foot disorders/limb salvage as well as trauma of the foot and ankle. Dr. Joseph is board qualified in forefoot and rearfoot reconstruction/ankle surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Please join me in welcoming Dr. Alison Joseph to Scholl College.