Thirty two members of the class of 2016 and 70 members of the class of 2017 were inducted into the Iota Chapter of the Sigma Sigma Phi (SSP) honor society on March 31 at the Kellogg Center.
MSUCOM Dean William Strampel talked about his background, the osteopathic profession, the college and the impending physician shortage on WKAR Radio's Current State program.
Suresh Mukherji, chairperson of radiology and Walter F. Patenge Endowed Chair of Radiology, has been elected as vice-chairperson of the Michigan Certificate of Need Commission.
Dr. Troy Ferguson's path from a Canadian upbringing to his days as a standout on the MSU hockey team to his current work as a Lansing-area surgeon were featured in the Lansing State Journal.
Scleroderma is a rare and often fatal disease, causing the thickening of tissue, that currently lacks a cure and any effective treatments. A group of researchers, including a Michigan State University professor, is looking to change that.
Several faculty members, alumni and students from the MSU Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology were honored recently during the Society of Toxicology's annual meeting in Phoenix.
Students in the MSUCOM Future DOcs program at Detroit's Benjamin Carson High School spent April 5 on campus as part of the MSU Science Festival. They took part in hands-on activities at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine and Teaching Hospital and visited Fee Hall.
Chicken pox, meningitis, fungal infections, severe cellulitis of the legs, leprosy, intestinal parasites and numerous skin problems – these conditions and more were among the suffering eased by MSUCOM physicians on a medical trip to Haiti In March.
Reza Nassiri, director of the Institute of International Health, was among those recognized for their outstanding work globally by MSU’s International Studies and Programs. He received the Charles A. Gliozzo International Award for Public Diplomacy as part of the International Awards Ceremony at the MSU Stadium on March 26
Andrea Amalfitano, D.O., Osteopathic Heritage Foundation endowed professor of pediatrics, microbiology and molecular genetics at MSUCOM, was featured as a faculty voice.
Dr. Willyerd and ten MSUCOM students just returned from the fifth annual elective, giving students the opportunity to experience rural Guatmalan culture.
They’re described as “approachable, kind, helpful, and able to keep confidences.” They’re MSUCOM’s Peer Mentors, and five of them were honored on March 11 for their extraordinary service to their classmates.
Between them, Suzanne Kohler and Bethany Heinlen have provided more than 60 years of service to MSUCOM’s Office of Research and Graduate Studies, and to the Carcinogenesis Laboratory, an internationally recognized unit headed by two University Distinguished Professors – J. Justin McCormick, who serves as associate dean for research and graduate studies, and Veronica Maher, now retired, who was associate dean for graduate studies.
For the 14th year, the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine was named as one of the nation’s top colleges for educating primary care physicians by U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of the best graduate schools.
Four MSU faculty members were among the speakers at the World Psychiatric Association meeting, Feb. 6-9 in Kampala, Uganda.
The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) recently announced the 2014-2019 Fellows for its National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators (NAOME). MSUCOM Senior Associate Dean was reappointed to his second five-year fellowship.
MSU has been selected as a host institution for the 2014 Beckman Scholars Program by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.
Konzo is a preventable, serious neurological disorder that threatens millions in sub-Saharan Africa. MSUCOM's Michael Boivin urges educaiton to defeat it.
To help MSUCOM students explore their career options and prepare for their futures, a team of MSUCOM faculty and staff members has created a career development pathway.
I have never claimed to be an oracle and don’t intend to claim to be one now. But as I thought might happen, as of Feb. 26, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) have agreed to establish a single accreditation system for graduate medical education programs in the U.S.
A long-time journalist with unique view of civil rights history will speak at Michigan State University at 5 p.m. on Feb.27 as part of the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s 14th annual lecture series, Slavery to Freedom: An American Odyssey. The lecture will take place at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center and is free and open to the public.
Join your MSUCOM peers and the MSU Transforming Theatre Ensemble for a thought-provoking presentation on the issues facing aging members of the LGBT community.
Rightly called an "industrialist, humanitarian, community leader and courtly gentleman," Walter F. Patenge’s legacy within the College of Osteopathic Medicine is rooted before its founding and will extend far into its future.
About 60 sixth grade-students at DeWitt’s Herbison Woods Middle School got the chance to learn more about heart health on Feb. 19 with a little help from 16 MSUCOM students.
Rebecca Pratt, associate professor of anatomy and director of the gross anatomy labs, has received the Basmajian Award, the American Association of Anatomists’ top recognition for faculty in the formative stages of their careers.
Saroj Misra, D.O., FACOFP, has been named director of clinical clerkship curriculum for the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, effective Jan. 13, 2014.
The MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s award-winning civil rights lecture series was renamed as the “Dr. William G. Anderson Lecture Series: Slavery to Freedom” on Feb. 6, prior to the beginning of the 14th edition.
MSUCOM researchers were part of a study that shows obesity -- with elevated leptin, higher body mass index and larger waistline in men -- is associated with a greater likelihood of precancerous colorectal polyps.
On Nov. 6, 2013, MSU Spartans from around the globe chronicled their activities. The documentary 360.24 is the result of their submissions. It features several people from MSUCOM, including Sister Anne Brooks, Rick Neubig, Terrie Taylor and Lt. Col. Thomas Watts!
When Detroit Free Press reporter, columnist and blogger Rochelle Riley takes the stage in the Big Ten Room at Michigan State University’s Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center on Feb. 6 she’ll challenge her audience to take responsibility and think about the future.
On Jan. 12, first- and second-year MSUCOM students conducted a health screening event at the local mosque, the Islamic Center of East Lansing. This was a collaborative event held by the Islamic Medical Student Association (IMSA) and Community Integrated Medicine (CIM).
Two major observations of the brains of Alzheimer’s disease victims have long been associated with the disease. The first is the development of beta-amyloid deposits – the “plaques” that can be found outside the neurons, the nerve cells in the brain. The second is the presence of neurofibrillary tangles inside the neurons, which are believed to cause miscommunication among cells, and possibly cell death.
He’s a pondside denizen, a poet, an enthusiastic bear of a Renaissance man whose email name is “hiramcatfish.” He teaches ornithology, botany and fly fishing. But most of all, Stephen Williams is a physician who is passionate about teaching, modeling and practicing efficient, cost-effective, gold-standard health care.
Two multi-faceted journalists and a pastor/social activist/author will speak at Michigan State University in February in the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s 14th annual lecture series, Slavery to Freedom: An American Odyssey. The lectures will take place at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center and are free and open to the public.
MSUCOM's DO-PhD Program is the largest and oldest of its kind, according to Justin McCormick, associate dean of research and graduate studies, and the program director. Others have three to eight students and are based at smaller institutions. MSU's program boasts 32 current students and 33 alumni.
A nonpartisan, no-nonsense presentation on the Affordable Care Act will help students, residents, faculty and staff understand the complex opportunities and challenges of major health care reform, including clinical implications and tuition reimbursement programs.