News & Events
A team of 15 Campbell University medical school faculty and students dedicated a week of their winter vacation to providing medical care in Jamaica.
Senator Richard Burr visited the medical school and praised the innovation at Campbell
Dr. Edward Benzel, Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Cleveland Clinic and Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, addressed the need for value based medical care.
Jeffrey Pennings (MS-III), took office as Student Director and Angie Maharaj (MS-II) was named Student Director Elect of the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians at the NCAFP Winter Family Physicians Weekend this month in Asheville, NC.
Campbell University’s Director of Sports Medicine, Dr. Andrew Martin, and sports medicine fellow, Dr. Matthew Heller, served as event physicians for the Women’s NCAA Division I Final Four Soccer Tournament on December 4 and 6 at the WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, NC .
Dr. Robert Hasty, Associate Dean for Postgraduate Affairs named Founding Dean and Chief Academic Officer for Montana’s First Medical School
Campbell University medical students and leadership celebrated partnership in medical education in Goldsboro last week with Wayne Memorial Hospital.
Campbell University’s medical school and physician assistant program gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving and give special thanks to Dr. Jerry M. Wallace for his vision and dedication.
Dr. Greg Christiansen, Chair of Emergency Medicine at Campbell, was part of a Roundtable leading to the White House and National Security Council’s co-sponsored launch of “Stop the Bleed”.
The medical school’s Global Health Club and NCOMA hosted the North Carolina Baptist Men’s Medical Bus at a local Veteran’s Day celebration.
CUSOM Students and Faculty participated in the WellSpan York Hospital’s 9th Annual Wilderness Medicine & Survival Skills Conference (WildMed)
William F. Morris, DO, founding chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, passed away on November 4, 2015.
Dr. Robert Hasty, Associate Dean for Postgraduate Affairs at Campbell University’s School of Medicine, has been elected to the American College of Osteopathic Internists Board of Directors.
Dr. Karen Nichols, Dean of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University, visited CUSOM to encourage students to become the next generation of leaders in the medical profession.
he Campbell University Lundy-Fetterman School of Business and the Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine will host the 2nd Annual Health Solutions event on Thursday, Nov. 5. “Think & Grow Healthy: Solving Health Challenges Through Innovation” is aimed at providing creative solutions for health challenges in North Carolina. All members of the community are invited to attend.
Dr. J. Bradley Creed, President of Campbell University, Delivered the White Coat Address to the Class of 2019 on Friday, October 16, 2015.
Dr. Brian Kessler, associate dean for clinical affairs, has been named the next dean of Lincoln-Memorial University-Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Kessler will assume his new position January 1, 2016.
Dr. Michael Moore, a national leader in the field of hypertension, addressed Campbell University regarding Cardiovascular Disease and the evolution of hypertension care.
Today, Campbell University medical students and leadership celebrated partnership in medical education with Harnett Health.
Jeffrey Pennings and Kelly Stanley, 3rd year medical students, represented CUSOM at the 2015 American Academy of Family Physicians Conference for Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students in Kansas City, Missouri.
Campbell medical school faculty and students volunteered at the 15th annual Wings Camp hosted by 3HC Home Health and Hospice provider for Eastern North Carolina.
Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine announces the retirement of William F. Morris, DO – founding chair of osteopathic manipulative medicine.
Dr. Judith Tintinalli was the first visiting professor at Campbell University’s Emergency Medicine Residency with Southeastern Health.
Victoria Kaprielian, MD FAAFP, is serving as Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants
The Dr. Joseph W. Baggett Wellness Institute, part of Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS), provided a rare opportunity for faculty, students and local clinicians to engage with internationally-renowned surgeon, Dr. Josef Stutz.
Medical School Announces Medical School Receipt of Accreditation from ACGME
Dr. Nicholas Pennings, Director of the CU Health Center and Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, has been elected to the Board of Trustees for the American Society of Bariatric Physicians
On Friday morning, Campbell University administrators and medical students gathered in Salisbury, NC to celebrate third year medical students beginning the second month of clinical rotations at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.
Campbell University Chancellor Jerry M. Wallace visited Bladen County Hospital this week to celebrate Campbell medical students now being trained in the rural hospital.
Dr. Jerry M. Wallace Visited Bladen County Hospital last week to celebrate Campbell medical students now being trained in this rural hospital.
The Campbell University Health Center sponsored weight loss initiative -“CU Lose Weight” – announces over 1,000 pounds have been lost by participants.
Dr. Andy Wakefield, Dean of the Campbell University School of Divinity, brought words of welcome and advice to Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine at the end of the 2015-2016 first week of classes.
The Class of 2019 arrived in Buies Creek last week while the inaugural class began clinical rotations at 5 North Carolina locations.
The two institutions celebrated that partnership — which includes resident doctors and third-year medical students starting their rotations in Southeastern Regional Medical Center’s new 10,000-square-foot section for medical education — with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with more than 200 in attendance.
Campbell University medical students began making rounds Monday, July 27, at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and four other regional campuses across North Carolina under the training partnerships established with community hospitals and clinics.
The medical school’s Department of Graduate Medical Education was recognized by the American Osteopathic Association for creating 363 new residencies in North Carolina Since 2013.
Dr. Oleg Alekseev Presented Prostate Cancer Research Findings at an International Cancer Research Conference in Florence, Italy.
Dr. Gina Miller, inaugural Sports Medicine Fellow, completed the Sports Medicine Fellowship and will be the first to practice sports medicine in rural Stigler, Oklahoma.
The Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine received approval for its Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSBS) from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges this week.
The first cohort of MSBS students will begin classes in August 2015, and upon successful completion of the MSBS degree, students will be more competitive for admission to medical school and other health professional programs.
The Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine and WakeMed Co-Hosted Over 100 Regional Healthcare Providers for the GO SIMple Simulation Conference.
Campbell University Medical Students Began Third Year Rotations for the First Time Last Week with a Month in the Simulation Center at Campbell University’s Leon Levine Hall of Medical Sciences
John Bunyasaranand [CUSOM 2017] is one of 60 students selected from a national pool of applicants to be named a 2015 Tillman Scholar and is the second Campbell medical student to be selected for the Tillman Scholars program.
Thirty-nine CUSOM students were recognized by the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP) for more than 50 hours of individual community service as part of the Translating Osteopathic Understanding into Community Health (TOUCH) program.
CUSOM’s Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Dr. Brian Kessler, announces Dr. Erin Griffin has been elected as his successor for the North Carolina Osteopathic Medical Association President.
The annual CUSOM End of the Year Picnic was hosted Friday with homemade BBQ, kickball tournament, tug-of-war, sack races, and awards.
Second Year Medical Students Meredith Haley and Mary Zulty were awarded First Place in the ACOFP Namey/Burnett Memorial Writing Award for their paper, “Deep Consequences in Shallow Water: How Lack of Awareness of Shallow Water Blackout is Putting All Ages at Risk”.
The CUSOM chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP) raised $750.00 to assist a local child in obtaining a seizure detection therapy dog.
Second year medical student, Daniel Moses, was named CUSOM Student DO of the Year because he demonstrates commitment to the principles of leadership, community service, dedication, and professionalism.
Dr. Yunbo Li, MD, MPH, PhD, Assistant Dean for Biomedical Research and Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology received the 2015 Faculty Award for Research Excellence.
CUSOM is among the first osteopathic medical schools in the country to incorporate ultrasound training into the first two years of the medical student curriculum.
The Campbell Community Care Clinic received an award of over $6,000.00 this week from The Cameron Charitable Trust.
Southeastern Health (SeHealth), an affiliate hospital to Campbell, has been awarded a $500,000 grant by The Golden LEAF Foundation for renovations at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton, NC in preparation for the organization’s Medical Education program.
The Student National Medical Association and the Department of Graduate Medical Education hosted William G. Anderson, DO to share his experiences during the Civil Rights Movement and as a leader in the osteopathic medical profession.
Dr. Andrew Martin, DO, MBA, CAQSM, recently returned from the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO where he assisted in providing care to members of the USA Olympic Team.
The Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents Awarded Campbell University’s Clinical Cadaveric Correlation program Honorary Mention in the 2015 Outstanding Advancement in Osteopathic
Medical Education Award.
The Campbell University Community Care Clinic, an interprofessional student run provider of free health care to uninsured patients, announced its opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Dr. Yunbo Li, Assistant Dean for Biomedical Research at Campbell, receives a $200,000 Institutional Development Grant from the NC Biotech Center for the proposal entitled, “EMXPlus EPR Free Radical Research Facility.”
Eighty incoming medical students participated in Accepted Students’ Day at Campbell University’s school of medicine.
The Emergency Medicine Club hosts Dr. Peter A. Bell, DO, MBA, HPF, FACOEP-Dist., FACEP, to address the impact of policy issues on the medical profession.
Dr. Norman Gevitz, historian and author of “The DOs: Osteopathic Medicine in America”, spoke to the faculty and students about “The Seventh Generation of DOs” at this month’s Grand Rounds.
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Dr. Brian A. Kessler, DO, FACOFP has been elected to the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians’ Board of Governors and appointed Chair of the American Osteopathic Association Council on Postdoctoral Training.
A ceremony celebrating the yet-to-be-named health sciences building is set for 2 p.m. on March 25 near the Leon Levine Hall of Medical Sciences, built in 2013 for the Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine and Campbell’s physician assistant program. Construction on the new facility will begin immediately and is expected to be complete by spring of 2016.
The Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine and Southeastern Health in Lumberton have received approval to create Campbell University’s first emergency medicine residency program.
Campbell Announces Chair of Anatomy, Dr. Bruce Newton; Co-Chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Dr. Lisa Chun; and Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs, Dr. Robin King-Thiele
Medical Student Leaders From Across the Country Gathered at CUSOM for Their Winter Meeting
Campbell medical students donated over $2,800.00 to Doctors Without Borders this semester to aid in the fight against Ebola.
AACOM announced the release of a white paper regarding residency program merger from the Ad Hoc Committee on GME Transition on Tuesday, December 9th.
Campbell Announces Seventy-Two Residency Positions at Four North Carolina Affiliate Hospitals.
Colin Good, Class of 2017, Selected for AOA Council on Palliative Care Issues Student Representative
Colin Good, a member of the Inaugural Class at Campbell University’s Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM), was selected to be the Student Representative on the American Osteopathic Association’s Council on Palliative Care Issues.
Dean John Kauffman lead a team of four faculty and staff and eight medical students on a Fall Break Medical Mission in Haiti.
CUSOM’s Dean John Kauffman was honored as the American Osteopathic Foundation’s Educator of the Year Friday in Seattle.
Dr. Robert Hasty, Associate Dean for Postgraduate Affairs at Campbell University’s School of Medicine, Received a Committee Appointment with the New Single Accreditation System for Medical Residency and Fellowship Programs.
Campbell Medical Students Provided Health Screenings at Farmworker Festival and Participated in Local Medical Mission with CommWell Health During Fall Break.
Friends and family of the Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine’s second class gathered in Buies Creek on a beautiful fall day Saturday to celebrate a rite of passage, the annual White Coach Ceremony at the Pope Convocation Center.
PINEHURST — Second-year med student Daniel Moses was elected student representative to the executive board of the North Carolina Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians on Aug. 16.
The Baggett Wellness Institute, housed within Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, awarded two faculty members from the Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine with $5,000 grants. Brian Kessler, DO, associate dean for clinical affairs, and Nicholas Pennings, DO, Campbell University Health Center’s director, will receive their grants over the span of two years for their individual project proposals.
RALEIGH — The School of Osteopathic Medicine’s Student National Medical Association chapter volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Wake County on Sept. 20, to assist with building two houses in south Raleigh.
NEW PORT — Campbell medical school faculty and students volunteered at the 14th annual Wings Camp, hosted by 3HC Home Health and Hospice provider for Eastern North Carolina. The camp is for children 8 to 16 years of age who have had a significant person in their life pass away.
Novant Health Rowan Medical Center and Campbell University’s Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine announced Wednesday, Aug. 27, an agreement that will establish Rowan Medical Center as a teaching hospital for the school’s medical students.
The Jerry M Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine named four assistant deans, interim co-chairs of anatomy, and director of the Gross Anatomy Lab on the eve of the 2014-2015 academic year:
BUIES CREEK — The Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine has received notification of its first federal grant award from the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute in the amount of $300,000 (plus indirect costs). The three-year research project, led by primary investigator and faculty member Dr. Yunbo Li, will focus on the relationship between chemotherapy and chronic heart failure.
Second-year medical student Erasmo “Mo” Espino attended the Pat Tillman Leadership Summit in Chicago last month before deploying with the intent to return in time for his second year of medical school to begin on Aug. 4.
BUIES CREEK — Dr. Robert Hasty and Dr. Robin King-Thiele were promoted to new associate dean positions this month.
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 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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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