April: Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Wednesday, 29 April 2020

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month Dental professionals have deemed April “Oral Cancer Awareness Month”. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, someone dies in the United States of oral or oropharyngeal cancer every hour. The Oral Cancer Foundation also predicts that approximately 50,000 Americans will be diagnosed this year with oral cancer and 40% of

Loneliness in the Time of COVID-19

Monday, 27 April 2020

Over the past 2 weeks, we have addressed many different aspects of mental health wellness during the COVID-19 crisis. One very important piece was also need to talk about is loneliness. Isolation caused by social distancing and quarantining can and has inevitably and understandably taken a toll on our mental health and well-being. Coronavirus has

A Proven Pathway to Success

Thursday, 23 April 2020

LECOM’s Distance Education Pathway offers students an opportunity to earn their PharmD online, and helps on-campus students transition during the COVID-19 crisis. For many, it may not have been possible any other way.  The costs were too high, the uncertainty too great, to uproot a whole family and a whole life – even to fulfill

Self-care in the Time of COVID-19

Monday, 20 April 2020

This week we will be exploring some ideas and tools to help us manage our mental health, as well as maintain (and strengthen) the relationships we have with our families and loved ones. Most of us are used to being outside our homes and apartments for long periods of time during the day while we

No Rotations? No Problem.

Monday, 13 April 2020

Our third and fourth-year students are still keeping their clinical skills sharp with our online modules. For a few years, our third and fourth-year students have had access to a myriad of resources through our student portal to supplement their experience while on rotations.  With the outbreak of the Coronavirus, and subsequent cancellations of rotations,

Grief and Coping with COVID-19

Thursday, 09 April 2020

We are all facing strong feelings the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. We are also dealing with the emotions of others as well as the response of our communities. It may be helpful to look at our emotional response through a different lens. Viewing our current experience (and what we may experience in the future

Bradenton, Fl. — Timothy Novak, D.B.A., M.S.A., FACHT, dean of LECOM’s School of Health Services Administration (SHSA), announced James A. Stikeleather, D.B.A., M.B.A., as the director of LECOM’s new Doctor of Healthcare Administration (D.H.A.) program. “Dr. Stikeleather brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and innovation which will greatly benefit all our students at LECOM by

LECOM’s IT Department provides students, faculty, and staff with consistency during uncertain times. Transferring on-campus classes into online education is not an easy task, but LECOM’s Information Technology department was up to the challenge.  Our IT professionals followed a specially-designed “Disaster Recovery Plan” to keep our school running in the wake of a disaster.  From