MSUCOM News Archives
The 2015 MOCF Ball was another resounding success. Please take a few minutes to enjoy some scenes from this year’s ball and the many people who made it special.
A new partnership between Michigan State University, Sparrow Health System and Mexico’s Yucatan Department of Health will foster opportunities for medical education, training, research and outreach between the Mexican state and mid-Michigan.
Gary Willyerd, MSUCOM associate dean at the Detroit Medical Center site, was honored on Feb. 16 with an award for Sustained Effort toward Excellence in Diversity by the MSU Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives during its 25th annual All-University Excellence in Diversity Recognition and Awards Program.
Two Michigan State Univeristy researchers in the Department of Osteopathic Medical Specialties have received a nearly $40,000 grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation to assess how often patients with blood clots are treated at home instead of the hospital.
Kimberly Mitcham is an assistant professor of health programs in the College of Osteopathic Medicine and a practicing pediatrician who has been treating and vaccinating children for more than 20 years. Prior to becoming a physician, she was a registered nurse at the Mayo Clinic.
OMSP is a mentoring program that guides students through their undergraduate experience and through the application process at MSUCOM. Click above to see the new video about this program!
Current high school sophomores or juniors with an interest in health or medical careers can learn more about a program designed to introduce them to the profession of osteopathic medicine and life at Michigan State University.
Students in the Community Integrated Medicine group took advantage of two recent opportunities, one to learn about patient communication and another to practice what they’d learned.
William G. Anderson is a physician and faculty member in the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. He was a founder of the Albany Movement, a seminal struggle for civil rights in Georgia in the 1960s, and the first African American to have been elected national president of the American Osteopathic Association. The COM lecture series, “Slavery to Freedom” was recently renamed the “Dr. William G. Anderson Lecture Series: Slavery to Freedom” in his honor.
Michael C. Juan is a second year student in the College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Macomb University Center site.
Overcoming the most significant challenge of her life has shaped Stephanie Jerger’s body, attitudes, interests, commitment to others and professional choices.
Sharing gratitude isn’t something that Barbara Breedlove reserves for Thanksgiving Day. It’s an attitude that she carries – and passes on to others – year round.
A number of MSUCOM students marked the Jan. 19 Martin Luther King holiday with works of service and remembrance.
MSUCOM students were among the nearly 100 professional students who took part in the first Spartan Medical School Spirit Week, Jan. 12-16. Organized by the Council of Medical Students, the event was developed to build unity between students from the colleges of osteopathic, human and veterinary medicine.
Martha Ribbens, a key member of the SCS team who handles database management and tracking trainee certification and program accreditation, was named Spectrum Health Cancer Center’s Exceptional Patient of the Year.
Jayne Ward, David Kaufman, and Joe Pysh – all from the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology -- were among those recently celebrating a successful residency recruitment season. Also at the event was Ward’s friend Jimi Young, who, at the end of the evening, had a question. “Joe Pysh is committed to education and excited about the residents and clerkships and students. Have you ever done something to honor him?”
“I think it’s important to do what you love. I just believe that if you do what you love doing, what you can truly see yourself doing, you can do it for years and be happy,” Dr. Robyn Messing said.
Dr. Robyn Messing, owner of Practice of Dermatology in Lansing, is a board certified family practice physician that specializes in the field of Dermatology. With a passion for people and a drive to pursue medicine, Dr. Messing has built her practice and career around helping others.