LECOM welcomes new faculty members


Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine recently welcomed several new faculty members.

Regan Shabloski, D.O., is the school’s Director of Clinical Education. Dr. Shabloski joins LECOM after holding positions at Warren General Hospital and Hamot Medical Center. A graduate of Mansfield University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and Gannon University, Dr. Shabloski oversees clinical education for third- and fourth-year students, clinical curriculum development and evaluation, and programs of study in the school’s Teaching and Learning Center.

Dr. Shabloski is married to Cheryl A. Moore, D.O., and has two children, Caitlyn Shabloski, 11, and Sarah Shabloski, 7.

Lilia Gorodinsky, D.O., joined LECOM as its Assistant Director of Osteopathic Principles and Practice. Dr. Gorodinsky teaches osteopathic principles to medical students in both lecture and lab, and spends time each week covering Millcreek Community Hospital’s osteopathic principles and practice consultation service. She also assists in the training of residents and interns at the hospital.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from the New York University, her doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed a four-year residency in family practice and fellowship in neuro-muscular medicine at Florida Hospital East Orlando.

Theodore A. Makoske, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Anatomy, lecturing in the area of abdominal anatomy and radiology. He completed coursework in biology from North Harris County Community College and the University of Texas before earning his doctor of medicine degree from the Texas A&M University College of Medicine. He completed an internship at Pennsylvania Hospital in 1997, and served as a general surgery resident and then chief surgical resident at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem, Pa., from 1997 to 2001.

Prior to teaching at LECOM, Dr. Makoske served as a staff surgeon at the Erie VA Medical Center.

Mark Terrell, Ed.D., joins LECOM as Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Medical Education. His primary teaching responsibilities will include anatomy lectures and medical education in the LECOM Teaching and Learning Center. He earned master’s degrees in geology and educational psychology from Ball State University, where he earned his doctor of education degree.

Prior to LECOM, he taught anatomy courses at Indiana University, Purdue University and Ohio State University. In addition, he published several research manuscripts in peer-reviewed scientific journals and delivered more than 30 research presentations at national conferences. He serves as associate editor for the journal Anatomical Sciences Education.

January 17, 2008
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