Osteopathic Medical Specialties (OMS) In the News:
Bailey K Ashford Medal
Dr. Terrie Taylor has been awarded the Bailey K. Ashford Medal for distinguished work in tropical medicine for 2016 by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Our faculty have produced an impressive selection of research in the
past six year. 2010 to 2016 Summary of Research Interest for
World map of ICEMR colaborators
"Right now, Dr. Benbow and his team are working with some of
the top labs in the nation to edit a book called “Forensic Microbiology,”
which is about how microbes can be used routinely in forensic investigations."web link
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Childhood Coma in Sub-Saharan Africa
Although cerebral malaria remains the largest cause of coma in children in sub-Saharan Africa, it is not the only cause. In collaboration with Dr. Douglas Postels of the Department of Neurology & Ophthalmology, faculty from OMS have set up research labs in Ghana, Uganda, and Malawi to search for other causes of coma. In this picture, staff from Komfo Anokye Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana are using PCR techniques to test for the presence of viruses in children in coma.
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