LECOM Bradenton hosts Leadership Manatee
Community Leaders visit Bradenton campus

LECOM Bradenton School of Pharmacy Dean Dr. Gary Levin, PharmD and assistant dean of academic affairs Dr. Ron Berezniak, PhD participated in a panel discussion with other area college representatives as part of the Manatee Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Manatee program.

Forty members of Leadership Manatee visited the LECOM Bradenton campus to hear from representatives of area colleges and universities including: LECOM Bradenton, USF Sarasota-Manatee, Manatee Community College, Ringling College of Art & Design, Webster University and New College.

LECOM Bradenton faculty members Dr. Gary Levin and Dr. Ron Berezniak, right, participated in a Leadership Manatee panel discussion.

Dr. Berezniak addressed the primary care physician shortage in Florida and also touted LECOM Bradenton’s high pass rate (Class of 2009 second in the country) on part one of the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX).

The Leadership Manatee program is designed to expose current and future leaders to all aspects of Manatee County.

The program's purpose is to identify community leaders of diverse backgrounds, develop their potential and desire to accept civic responsibilities and leadership roles and to expose community leaders to the problems and opportunities that face Manatee County.

October 2, 2008
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