Research Opportunities at LECOM
Research is a key part of the LECOM mission to prepare well-qualified healthcare professionals. To meet the educational goals of research, the college provides laboratory space and encourages research by faculty members and students.
The LECOM Research Collective and the Office of Research maintain laboratories at the campuses in Erie and Bradenton. Faculty members conduct research with varied disciplinary focuses that represent the scientific and scholarly interests of the school and endeavors to be on the forefront of osteopathic biomedical research.
The LECOM School of Pharmacy established the Center for Drug Information and Research as both a repository of prescription medication information and as a learning tool of pharmacy students. The Center was established with a mission to provide students, faculty, preceptors, and the public with timely independent, best evidence analysis and commentary on pharmaceuticals and healthcare policy as it relates to pharmaceuticals.The Center is proactively providing useful, scientifically accurate drug information to the largest audience possible.
The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine has partnered with the Roskamp Institue, a world leader in understanding causes of and finding cures for neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders and addictions. Based in Sarasota Florida, the Institute serves as a collaborator and resource for the College's faculty and students. The Roskamp's experienced and interdisciplinary scientists and researchers use a broad range of state-of-the–art scientific approaches and equipment to discover safe and effective new drug therapies to treat diseases of the mind and to promote healthy aging.