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 The American College of Chest Physicians is the global leader in advancing best patient outcomes through innovative chest medicine education, clinical research, and team-based care. With more than 19,000 members representing 100+ countries around the world, our mission is to champion the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of chest diseases through education, communication, and research. This includes connecting health-care professionals to the latest clinical research and a wide array of evidence-based guidelines through the CHEST Journal, while also serving as a total education resource for clinicians through year-round meetings, books, mobile apps, and live courses in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. The first medical association with a clinical simulation program accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, the American College of Chest Physicians also provides hands-on training through innovative simulation education. The CHEST Foundation, our philanthropic arm, provides members with grants, patient education tools, and other resources to help their patients live and breathe easier. http://www.chestnet.org/About/Governance/Presidents
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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