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The LECOM School of Dental Medicine Erie Dental Offices took another step in bringing education and dental care to underserved populations when it received a $10,000 Helping Today Grant from the Erie Community Foundation and the Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority (ECGRA) this month. The grant will go toward the Dental Office’s Dental Education Network

ERIE – The inaugural Web.com Tour LECOM Health Challenge was an overwhelming success, as crowds flocked to Peek’n Peak Resort’s Upper Course from July 7-10 to watch the future of the PGA TOUR showcase their skills. LECOM, as the title sponsor for the event, was thrust into both the national and international spotlight as the Golf

Mathew J. Bateman, Ph.D., D.H.Ed., has been named Interim Dean of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (LECOM) School of Dental Medicine in Bradenton, FL. Dr. Bateman replaces Dr. Anton Gotleib, D.D.S., M.S., who has retired. Silvia M. Ferretti, D.O., Provost, Senior Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs for LECOM, in announcing the

New LECOM Degree Program Allows Students to Prepare to Reach Their Goals of Entering Medical, Pharmacy or Dental School and Earning a Master’s Degree. Master of Medical Science Degree Emphasizes Knowledge, Skills and Career Development The first students in the newest program at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) will arrive at the

LECOM Celebrates Class of 2016

Thursday, 02 June 2016

Congratulations to the LECOM Erie and LECOM at Seton Hill Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine and Doctors of Pharmacy Classes of 2016! At LECOM’s 20th commencement ceremony, the college awarded professional degrees to 353 medical students, 134 pharmacy students, 31 Master of Science in Medical Education students, 14 Master in Health Service Administration students and five Master of

ERIE – Richard Ortoski, D.O., regional dean at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) has been installed as the president of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society (POFPS), an organization that represents family physicians who hold the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. At LECOM, Dr. Ortoski also serves as chair of the primary

ERIE – Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield presented Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) with a $500,000 check recently to support a continuation of The Student-To-Practice Academic Scholarship, the organizations’ collaborative scholarship program aimed at increasing the supply and retention of physicians in rural areas of Pennsylvania. “Today’s health care environment is filled with challenges,

BRADENTON – LECOM Bradenton held three ceremonies at The Harvest Center in Lakewood Ranch, where 436 first-year students marked the beginning of their journey from preclinical education to clinical education by accepting their white coats. The day’s ceremonies began with the School of Dental Medicine, which had 101 students receiving white coats. After a welcoming message

BRADENTON, Fla. – Tim Novak, Director of LECOM’s Masters in Health Services Administration (MHSA) program, announced today that 31 students were recently accepted and seated in LECOM’s School of Graduate Studies MHSA program. The January 2016 class represents the largest since the program began in January 2014. This is the fifth LECOM MHSA class with an

On Friday, Nov. 6, at the final event of the Erie, Pa. Jefferson Educational Society Global Summit VII, John M. Ferretti, DO, President and CEO of LECOM, and Silvia M. Ferretti, DO, Provost, Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs at LECOM, were presented the Thomas B. Hagen Dignitas Award. The award is given to

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