Ice Cream Social

Campus Update:


VCOM-Virginia employees got to enjoy an ice cream social on July 19. It was a fun way to take a break from the work day and enjoy each other’s company. The beautiful Blacksburg weather and Homestead Creamery ice cream was great, too!

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Financing Reform for Long-term Services and Supports.

Authors: Zwibel H
PMID: 28662550 [PubMed – in process] (Source: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association)

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Big Gap in Cancer Deaths Between Rich, Poor Countries

Poorer nations need greater access to effective health care and prevention programs, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Health Disparities, Health Statistics

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CME Quiz.

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PMID: 28605782 [PubMed] (Source: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association)

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“J Am Osteopath Assoc”[ta]; +103 new citations

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Ibuprofin may help to prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

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PMID: 28586833 [PubMed] (Source: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association)

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VCOMVirginia Faculty Promotions

Campus Update:

VCOM is proud to announce the promotion of several of our faculty members. The following clinical faculty were recognized by the Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee and the VCOM Board of Directors for their exceptional academic and clinical work.

Dr. Megan Thomas promoted to Associate Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Dr. Del Bolin promoted to Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Discipline of Sports Medicine
Dr. Mark Rogers promoted to Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Discipline of Sports Medicine
Dr. Rizwan Ali promoted to Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Neuro-Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Blaise Costa promoted to Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology
Dr. Teresa Kilgore promoted to Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

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VCOM-Carolinas Faculty Attend American Society of Microbiology Spring Meeting

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VCOM-Carolinas Faculty Attend American Society of Microbiology Spring Meeting
In March, VCOM-Carolinas biomedical faculty Randal Gregg, PhD, and Jillian Bradley, PhD, represented the College at the American Society of Microbiology’s South Carolina Spring Branch Meeting in Florence, SC. Drs. Gregg and Bradley presented their novel and innovative work to some of the leading scientists in the region, and were able to network with peers, learning about cutting-edge techniques in the field of microbiology.

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Poverty May Be More Stressful for Women Than Men

In study, living in a poor neighborhood triggered more anxiety for females, while males were less affected

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anxiety, Health Disparities, Women’s Health

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Introducing High School Students to Careers in Osteopathic Medicine.

Authors: Wilson NF
Abstract
An aging population and expansion of health care coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act have led to a predicted deficit of primary care physicians by 2025. In response, medical schools must develop new strategies to identify students early in their educational pathways to encourage exploration of careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, especially medicine. Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences developed 2 internship programs, Oklahoma Science Training and Research Students (OKStars) and Native OKStars, to introduce high school students to osteopathic medicine. Native OKStars was designed to encourage Native American students, who are underrepresented in STEM fields, to pursue osteo…

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