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Med school’s Hasty, King-Thiele promoted to new positions

BUIES CREEK — Dr. Robert Hasty and Dr. Robin King-Thiele were promoted to new associate dean positions this month.


Medical School gets approval for 1st dermatology residency program

The Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine, through partnership with Sampson Regional Medical Center, has been approved for its first dermatology residency program.


Campbell health sciences programs hold 9th annual enrichment program

Campbell University recently wrapped up its 9th annual Healthcare Professionals Readiness & Enrichment Program (H-PREP) hosted jointly by the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and the Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine.


Med student one of 60 in U.S. to receive Pat Tillman Scholarship

The Pat Tillman Foundation has acknowledged Espino’s exceptional qualities by selecting him to be one of 60 students to receive a Pat Tillman Scholarship in 2014.


Med school professor’s Wikipedia research cited in national publications

Dr. Robert Hasty, Regional Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at Campbell University’s Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine, is receiving national attention for the publication of his research titled “Wikipedia vs Peer-Reviewed Medical Literature for Information About the 10 Most Costly Medical Conditions”.


Med school associate dean’s research on errors in Wikipedia medical articles published by JAOA

The question first entered the mind of Dr. Robert Hasty two years ago in a room full of young residents at a teaching hospital in Florida. The vice chairman of Nova Southeastern University’s Internal Medicine Department and the founding director of Palmetto General Hospital’s residency program at the time, Hasty posed a question to soon-to-be physicians and noticed many of them immediately breaking out their smart phones and tablets to find the answer.


Medical, pharmacy schools to host Community Health & Wellness Fair

Campbell University’s School of Osteopathic Medicine and College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences will host the inaugural Community Health and Wellness Fair Saturday, May 3, at the Leon Levine Hall of Medical Sciences on the Campbell University Health Sciences Campus. The event, free and open to the public, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Campbell, Harnett Health partnership will include residency program

Harnett Health System, Inc. and Campbell University have established a formal, strategic partnership to transform healthcare in Harnett County and beyond. Both organizations will collaboratively work to achieve all aspects of a major and comprehensive healthcare community.


Med school receives approval for first residency programs

The Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine, through partnership with Southeastern Health, has been approved for its first two residency programs — a 24-position family medicine and a 39-position internal medicine residency program.


Med School announces first National Health Service Corps Scholar

First-year medical student, Elizabeth “Liza” Gibbs has been awarded the National Health Service Corps Scholarship, which includes full payment of medical school tuition, required fees, other educational costs and a monthly living stipend.


Med students pack shoeboxes for first Operation Christmas Child service event

First-year students from the Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine kicked off the holiday season with an evening of celebration and service for Operation Christmas Child, the first official service project by the school’s Student Government Association.


A ‘Pinnacle Achievement’

BUIES CREEK — Jerry Wallace’s decade of leadership as president of Campbell University has been marked by tremendous accomplishments and milestones — from the construction of the Pope Convocation Center to bringing football back after a 52-year absence, and from the building and renovation of residence halls to the launching of several new programs.


Med students begin early clinic experience at Southeastern Regional

LUMBERTON — Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine medical students began their early clinic experience work this month at Southeastern Regional Medical Center, which is a part of Southeastern Health.


Med students take part in school’s first White Coat Ceremony

It was certainly a day of firsts on Oct. 20 when Campbell’s medical school held its inaugural White Coat Ceremony in the John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center. One hundred and sixty students participated in the event, cheered on by hundreds of friends and family members who traveled to recognize the milestone day.


Visit to migrant camps begins Campbell’s health care outreach initiative

NEWTON GROVE — A group of first-year medical students and faculty members from the Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine and several students from the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences participated in their first “domestic health care outreach initiative” last week with migrant farm worker camps in Sampson County.


A New Era Begins

The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Levine Hall of Medical Sciences — Campbell University’s 96,500-square-foot cornerstone of its new health sciences campus — was a day of thank you’s and excitement for Campbell’s future. If the ceremony took on a church-like atmosphere, it wasn’t by accident.


‘Interprofessional’ important to health care programs

In an effort to build that familiarity and respect before their students head out into the professional world, students from Campbell’s medical, physician assistant, pharmacy and public health programs took part in the university’s inaugural First-Year Health Professional Interprofessional Day on Aug. 14 on Campbell’s main campus. Approximately 340 students from the four programs were mixed into groups of 15 and took part in case studies and team-building exercises before gathering at Turner Auditorium for a panel discussion.


Med school students begin 3-day orientation before historic first classes

Just five days out from the beginning of med school classes in the new Leon Levine Hall of Medical Sciences, Wednesday marked the first of three days of orientation for the new class of students, many of whom are here from other states and time zones. When Campus Minister Rev. Faithe Beam delivered the invocation at 8:30 a.m. in one of the facility’s two large lecture halls, it was the first time all 162 students were under one roof (a spring orientation attracted about 100 a few months prior).


Campbell University Health Center opens to public

Campbell University’s Health Center has opened its doors to the public. Once known as Campbell’s Student Infirmary, the Health Center located on the university’s main campus in Buies Creek now boasts a full medical staff and an in-house pharmacy.


Campbell President Jerry Wallace receives N.C. Hospital Association award

Campbell University President Jerry M. Wallace was awarded the Meritorious Service Award on July 18 at the North Carolina Hospital Association’s annual Summer Meeting.


Vyas gives $1 million to School of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. P.K. Vyas, founder of the Eastern Carolina Medical Center in Benson, N.C., has established a $1 million challenge fund at Campbell University to support its School of Osteopathic Medicine, Campbell President Jerry M. Wallace announced Thursday.


PA students become medical building’s first inhabitants

LILLINGTON — With moving boxes still present and more work to be done on many of their labs, Campbell University’s second class of physician assistant students became the first class to officially learn within the walls of the new Leon Levine Hall of Medical Science, which will also house the first class of osteopathic medical students this fall.


Campbell’s PREP program prepares students to apply for advanced health degrees

Fifty students from 27 different colleges and 13 states across the country are spending the week at Campbell University in pursuit of improving their college applications for graduate and doctorate health programs. The annual Healthcare Professionals Readiness & Enrichment Program (PREP), hosted by the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and School of Osteopathic Medicine, teaches participants about resume writing, interviewing, time management, test taking and professional development skills.


Medical school students gather for first time at orientation

BUIES CREEK — The Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine celebrated another milestone Saturday when — for the first time — its students gathered together on campus for Accepted Students Day.


Campbell University’s medical school partners with Southeastern Health

The Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine and Southeastern Health announced a partnership on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton to offer medical training opportunities for Campbell’s students.


Top Stories of 2012: No. 2 The medical school takes shape


Car raffle nets $50,000 for School of Osteopathic Medicine

DUNN - When Gardner Altman, an attorney from White Oak, decided to donate his 1964 Corvette for a raffle to benefit the Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine, he hoped that the raffle would raise awareness for the school and be a blessing for the winner of the car. Both happened.


Medical School grants total $4M

BUIES CREEK - Campbell University announced two partnerships Wednesday that have resulted in $4 million toward the School of Osteopathic Medicine, the largest foundation gifts in the University’s 125-year history. Campbell has been granted $2 million from both the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and the Golden LEAF Foundation. The money will be used for the medical school’s state-of-the-art simulation lab, anatomy labs and clinical examination area, all of which will bear the name of both groups.


One year to go: An update on Campbell’s medical school

An update on Campbell’s medical school. One year from now, the 150 students making up the first class of the Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine will be here. “And we’re going to be ready for them,” said James Roberts, Campbell’s treasurer and vice president for business. Construction on the Leon Levine Medical Sciences Center—the 96,500-square-foot facility that will house the medical school—began in December 2011; and it’s about 65 percent complete, Roberts said.


Medical School update: Construction photos from June 6

LILLINGTON - Almost seven months since the official groundbreaking ceremony of North Carolina’s first medical school in 35 years, Campbell University’s School of Osteopathic Medicine is taking shape nicely.


Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine Approved to Recruit Students

Campbell University’s School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM) has been approved to begin recruiting students for its inaugural class which will begin in August 2013. The Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) decided at its April 21, 2012 meeting to award CUSOM Provisional accreditation status* effective July 1, 2012.


BB&T pledges $1.75 million toward medical school

BUIES CREEK - BB&T has pledged $1.75 million toward Campbell University’s proposed School of Osteopathic Medicine, the institutions announced this week.


School of Osteopathic Medicine groundbreaking – a historic day

Fittingly, a big crowd gathered under a big tent at the site for Campbell’s 96,500-square-foot medical training facility Thursday to see the ceremonial golden shovels break dirt on North Carolina’s first medical school in 35 years.


School of Medicine groundbreaking set for Dec. 8

BUIES CREEK –  Campbell University will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m. on Dec. 8, for the new School of Osteopathic Medicine facility. 


Campbell’s proposed medical school earns pre-accreditation status

BUIES CREEK – Campbell University has been awarded Pre-Accreditation status for its new School of Osteopathic Medicine by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association.


Proposed Osteopathic Medical School to boost quality of life in Harnett County

According to a study conducted by N.C. State Economist Mike Walden, Campbell University’s proposed School of Osteopathic Medicine, opening in 2013, will bring nearly $300 million and 1,150 jobs to Harnett County in its first 10 years.


NC Academy of Family Physicians supports Campbell’s proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine

In a recent letter, the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians (NCAFP) and the organization’s 2,900 members across the state extended their support to Campbell University’s proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine.


Campbell Announces Osteopathic Medical School’s Founding Dean

John M. Kauffman Jr. D.O. has been named the Founding Dean of Campbell University’s proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine. His selection follows a national search which attracted candidates from throughout the United States.  Dr. Kauffman assumes his responsibilities on January 3, 2011.  Kauffman was formally appointed Thursday, Jan. 6 at Campbell’s Butler Chapel.


Campbell University considers establishing an osteopathic medical school

The Campbell University Board of Trustees voted Wednesday, Aug. 4, to authorize a feasibility study to consider the establishment of a College of Osteopathic Medicine, beginning with a charter class in August 2013.


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