Students participate in Primary Care Olympics
Medical Fitness and Wellness Center plays host to events
Students prepare for the start of the Primary Care Olympics at the John M. & Silvia Ferretti Medical Fitness and Wellness Center.

Students from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine joined faculty and staff members at the John M. & Silvia Ferretti Medical Fitness and Wellness Center recently to participate in the Primary Care Olympics. The event brought together students with ambitions of working in primary care once they complete medical school.

The members of the orange team took home the gold medal in the competition.
Teams competed in multiple events, including a race on stationary bicycles.

Committee members organizing the event included committee Chair Richard A. Ortoski, DO, Chairman of the Department of Primary Care Education; committee Assistant Chair Tyler Travis, Medical Fitness and Wellness Center Fitness Director; Patrick Leary, DO, Director of Sports Medicine; and Michael Hyek, PhD, Director of the Medical Fitness and Wellness Center.

Students participated in a variety of events that tested their physical abilities, as well as instilling the values of teamwork and competition. The winners of the competition were students Brandon Costello, Addison Haynes, Corey Hickey, Adam Cien, Lindsey Heidenreich, Elizabeth Helton, Molly Howsare and Meghan Borden.

April 9, 2009
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