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Drug Take-Back Event

Thursday, 26 April 2012

  On April 28, 2012 from 10am to 2pm, The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in association with the DEA will hold a drug take-back event.  Local residents can bring their unwanted medication to the following locations, Erie City Hall, Harbor Creek Township Building and Millcreek Township Building. The service is free and anonymous.

LECOM Wellness Fair

Thursday, 26 April 2012

  To conclude National Osteopathic Medicine Week, medical and pharmacy students of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine will hold the annual LECOM Wellness Fair for the Erie community at the Millcreek Mall on Sunday, April 22, 2012 from 11am-3pm. More than 70 students representing 15 different clubs and organizations will provide handouts and

LECOM On Campus Day

Thursday, 26 April 2012

  LECOM On Campus Day Osteopathic Medicine and School of Pharmacy Friday June 15th from 1pm-5pm Erie, PA Campus Friends and Families are welcome Business Casual Dress Event Begins at 1:00pm with presentations from staff and faculty, includes tours and demonstrations and concludes with a meet-n-greet with faculty and staff with an optional Trolley Tour of the City of Erie. Please RSVP

Second-year Pharmacy student Dania Rehman was honored with a national award for her leadership on public health issues. Rehman received the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Practice Award. The USPHS recognizes and encourages students to become involved in public health issues in their community as well as to increase

he Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Millcreek Community Hospital, Medical Associates of Erie and the Erie, Greensburg and Bradenton communities joined together during the week of April 15 to 21, 2012, to recognize the commitment and professionalism of the nation’s osteopathic physicians during National Osteopathic Medicine Week. The event, which is promoted each year

LECOM receives six honors at the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine annual meeting. The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) presented the 2012 Robert A. Kistner Award to LECOM President John M. Ferretti, DO. LECOM President and CEO John M. Ferretti, DO receives the Kistner Award from Anthony Silvagni, DO, Chair

A month long program of patient-education has earned the students of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) School of Pharmacy one of the top awards in the nationwide Medication Adherence Challenge. Janene Madras, B.S. Pharm, Pharm.D., BCPS addresses the media and announces LECOM as the award winner in the nationwide Medication Adherence Challenge.

A partnership was announced on February 7, 2012 in the LECOM atrium between General McLane school district and area businesses and colleges to form the General McLane Academy of Arts & Engineering. The General McLane School District (GMSD) has devoted a significant amount of time developing the Academy of Arts & Engineering, an enhancement to

Anthony Ferretti, DO, assistant dean of clinical education at LECOM’s Bradenton campus, received the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association’s highest honor during FOMA’s annual conference in Weston, Fla. During FOMA’s President’s Reception and Dinner, Dr. Ferretti received the Distinguished Service Award, given to an individual “in recognition of outstanding accomplishments in scientific, professional, osteopathic education, or

LECOM Honored for Community Service

Thursday, 22 March 2012

For the fifth year in a row, the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. “The Honor Roll schools should be proud of their work to elevate the

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