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40 Complete Mini Medical School

Forty Harnett County leaders completed the inaugural mini medical school program on Tuesday night after a 6-week glimpse of medical school at Campbell.

Class of 2018 President elected to national emergency medicine student council

Scott Bland, president of the Class of 2018, was elected as the 2016-2017 Southern Regional Representative of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine Resident and Student Association (AAEM/RSA) Medical Student Council.

Medical Students Receive National Leadership Appointments

Four medical students were elected to national positions with the Student Osteopathic Medical Association at the Spring Convention in Washington DC making Campbell the medical school with the most national representatives.

Five Medical Students Recognized for Research at IPE Symposium

Five medical students awarded Best Poster in their respective research categories in the Interprofessional Health Sciences Research Symposium

Dr. Khalil Eldeeb to be published, selected for fellowship and joins national faculty

Khalil Eldeeb, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology selected for 2016 Wake Forest MACHE HERO Fellowship, paper accepted in the Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology, and joined the NBOME as National Faculty in Pharmacology.


Assistant Dean for Postbaccalaureate Studies Receives Texas Woman’s University Hallmark Alumni Award

Dr. Francine Anderson, professor of anatomy and founding assistant dean for postbaccalaureate studies, received the 2016 TWU Hallmark Alumni Award

Raleigh Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon Medical Volunteers

A team of Campbell University medical faculty and students volunteered at the Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon medical tents in Raleigh, NC this past weekend.

Chair of Biochemistry and Genetics’ Research Published

Professor and chair of biochemistry and genetics, Dr. Kassim Traore’s research was recently published in Reproductive Toxicology

Campbell Medical Students Provide Health Screenings to Eastern NC Farmworkers

A team of eight CU medical faculty and students provided healthcare to migrant farm workers during spring break

Medical School Assistant Dean for Biomedical Research Serves as a NSF and NCI/NIH Grant Reviewer

Dr. Yunbo Li, assistant dean for biomedical research, has been invited to serve as an ad-hoc reviewer for NSF Grants and as a member for the NCI/NIH Grants review panel (ZCA1 RPRB-M).


Over 40 Harnett County leaders enrolled in Campbell’s Mini Medical School Program

The Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine hosted the first session of its inaugural “Mini Medical School” Tuesday night with over 40 Harnett County leaders in attendance.

Over Forty Harnett County Leaders Enrolled in Campbell University’s Mini Medical School Program

Campbell University’s medical school welcomed over forty participants in the first session of a 6 week glimpse into medical school.

Interprofessional Medical Mission Team of 28 Served in Honduras for Spring Break

An interprofessional team of 28 Campbell University faculty and students spent Spring Break providing medical care to the people of Honduras in partnership with the North Carolina Baptist Ministry at Mount Horeb.

164 First & Second Year Medical Students Complete Leadership Training

164 Campbell University medical students completed the Professionalism and Leadership in the Medical Setting (PaLMS) program.

Dr. Bryan Kluck addresses Carotid Artery Disease at Grand Rounds

Bryan Kluck, DO, cardiologist with Lehigh Valley Health Network, addressed carotid artery disease and evaluating best practices at CUSOM Grand Rounds.

Dr. Victoria Kapielian, Assoc. Dean for Faculty Development and Medical Education, Receives Tenure

Dr. Kaprielian was granted tenure by the Campbell University Board of Trustees.

School of Medicine Hosts Two Events to Promote Diversity

The third annual Helping students Understand the Medical Profession (HUMP Day) and the inaugural Diversity in Medicine Conference were held at CUSOM in February.

Victor Appau named medical student rep to NC American College of Physicians

Third year medical student, Victor Appau, was named Student Representative to the North Carolina America College of Physicians President’s Advisory Council at the state meeting in Greensboro.

Landen Green Named Student DO of the Year

Landen Green, 2nd Year medical student, was named CUSOM’s Student DO of the Year.

Student-Run Free Clinic Receives Grant and Makes National Presentation

Campbell University’s Community Care Clinic, one of the few osteopathic student-run free clinics in the country, recently received a grant for supplies and the student leadership presented at the 2016 Society of Student-Run Free Clinics Conference in Phoenix, AZ.

Medical School Partners with North Carolina Baptists on Mission to Provide Health Screenings

Campbell University medical faculty and students recently staffed the North Carolina Baptist Men’s medical and dental buses to provide health screenings to area citizens.

Chair of Family Medicine Appointed to Human Trafficking Commission

Charlotte Paolini DO, CAQ Geriatrics, was recently appointed to the Christian Medical and Dental Associations’ Human Trafficking Commission and will assist in educating U.S. physicians about human trafficking and how it intersects with healthcare.

Campbell Medical Team Provides Care in Jamaica

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 visits medical school

Senator Richard Burr visited the medical school and praised the innovation at Campbell

Dr. Edward Benzel Speaks at Grand Rounds

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.

Pennings and Maharaj named Student Directors of North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians

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 Sports Medicine Serves As Women’s NCAA Final Four Physicians

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 .

Associate Dean for Postgraduate Affairs named Founding Dean for Montana’s First Medical School

Dr. Robert Hasty, Associate Dean for Postgraduate Affairs named Founding Dean and Chief Academic Officer for Montana’s First Medical School

School of Medicine and Wayne Memorial Hospital Celebrated Partnership in Medical Education

Campbell University medical students and leadership celebrated partnership in medical education in Goldsboro last week with Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Medical School and PA Program Honor Chancellor Wallace

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.

Chair of Emergency Medicine on National Security Council Roundtable

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”.

Global Health Club hosts Medical Bus at local Veteran’s Day event

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.

Students and faculty participate in wilderness medicine conference

CUSOM Students and Faculty participated in the WellSpan York Hospital’s 9th Annual Wilderness Medicine & Survival Skills Conference (WildMed)

In Memoriam - Founding Chair of OMM 1940-2015

William F. Morris, DO, founding chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, passed away on November 4, 2015.

Associate Dean Appointed To National Internists Board

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 Speaks on Becoming a Leader

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.

Campbell Business, School of Osteopathic Medicine to host healthcare symposium

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.

Medical School Holds White Coat Ceremony for Class of 2019

Dr. J. Bradley Creed, President of Campbell University, Delivered the White Coat Address to the Class of 2019 on Friday, October 16, 2015.

Medical School Associate Dean named LMU-Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine Dean

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.

Medical School Hosted Dr. Michael A. Moore for Grand Rounds

Dr. Michael Moore, a national leader in the field of hypertension, addressed Campbell University regarding Cardiovascular Disease and the evolution of hypertension care.

School of Medicine and Harnett Health Celebrate Partnership in Medical Education

Today, Campbell University medical students and leadership celebrated partnership in medical education with Harnett Health.

3rd Year Medical Students Represent Campbell at the 2015 American Academy of Family Physicians Conf

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.

Medical School faculty and students participate in an empowering camp for grieving children

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.

Medical School Announces the Retirement of William F. Morris, DO

Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine announces the retirement of William F. Morris, DO – founding chair of osteopathic manipulative medicine.

Medical Residents Welcome Dr. Judith Tintinalli as the Program’s First Visiting Professor

Dr. Judith Tintinalli was the first visiting professor at Campbell University’s Emergency Medicine Residency with Southeastern Health.

Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Medical Education Receives National Appointment

Victoria Kaprielian, MD FAAFP, is serving as Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants

Internationally-renowned surgeon brings awareness to Campbell health care community

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 Receives Accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Medical School Announces Medical School Receipt of Accreditation from ACGME

Dr. Nicholas Pennings Elected as Trustee for American Society of Bariatric Physicians

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

School of Medicine and Novant Health Celebrated Partnership in Medical Education

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 Chancellor Jerry Wallace celebrates medical education coming to Bladen County

Campbell University Chancellor Jerry M. Wallace visited Bladen County Hospital this week to celebrate Campbell medical students now being trained in the rural hospital.

Chancellor Wallace Celebrates Medical Education Coming to Bladen County

Dr. Jerry M. Wallace Visited Bladen County Hospital last week to celebrate Campbell medical students now being trained in this rural hospital.

Health Center Announces “CU Lose Weight” Is a Success

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 Brings Address at the 2015 Medical School Convocation

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.

Medical School Welcomes The Class of 2019

The Class of 2019 arrived in Buies Creek last week while the inaugural class began clinical rotations at 5 North Carolina locations.

Campbell, Southeastern Health cut ribbon on Medical Education center

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.

Inaugural medical school class begins clinical rotations

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.

Medical School Receives National Recognition for Developing Residencies

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.

Medical School Professor Presents Research at International Cancer Conference

Dr. Oleg Alekseev Presented Prostate Cancer Research Findings at an International Cancer Research Conference in Florence, Italy.

Inaugural Sports Medicine Fellow Completes Program

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.

Medical school receives approval to offer Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences

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.

Medical School Receives SACSCOC Approval for the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences Program

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.

Medical School Hosts Interprofessional Simulation Conference

The Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine and WakeMed Co-Hosted Over 100 Regional Healthcare Providers for the GO SIMple Simulation Conference.

Medical School Begins Third Year Rotations With Simulation Medicine

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, MS-III, Named 2015 Tillman Scholar

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.

39 Campbell Medical Students Receive National Service Award

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.

Campbell University Medical School Associate Dean Announces NCOMA Presidential Successor

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.

Annual End of the Year Picnic

The annual CUSOM End of the Year Picnic was hosted Friday with homemade BBQ, kickball tournament, tug-of-war, sack races, and awards.

MS-II’s Haley & Zulty Awarded ACOFP Namey/Burnett Memorial Writing Award

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”.

Pediatrics Club Helps Local Child Obtain Therapy Dog

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.

Daniel Moses Named CUSOM Student DO of the Year

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 Receives Faculty Award for Research Excellence

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 Medical Education Leaders Using Ultrasound

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.

Free Clinic Receives Grant from the Cameron Charitable Trust

The Campbell Community Care Clinic received an award of over $6,000.00 this week from The Cameron Charitable Trust.

Affiliate Hospital Receives Golden LEAF Grant

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.

Dr. William G. Anderson Shares Reflections on Civil Rights and Medical Practice

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.

Sports Medicine Director Participates in Olympic Training

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.

CUSOM Receives Outstanding Advancement in Osteopathic Medical Education Award Honorary Mention

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.

Student Run Free Clinic Has Grand Opening

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.

Medical School Announces Receipt of a $200,000 Grant from the North Carolina Biotech Center

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.”

Accepted Students’ Day for the Class of 2019

Eighty incoming medical students participated in Accepted Students’ Day at Campbell University’s school of medicine.

Dr. Peter A. Bell Addresses the Impact of Policy Issues on the Medical Profession

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 Addressed “The Seventh Generation of DOs” at Grand Rounds

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 Receives National Appointments

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.

Groundbreaking ceremony for new nursing, health sciences facility March 25

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.

Med school’s first emergency medicine residency program earns approval

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.

Medical School Announces Three Faculty Promotions

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

CUSOM’s Response to the Ebola Crisis

Campbell medical students donated over $2,800.00 to Doctors Without Borders this semester to aid in the fight against Ebola.

Dean Kauffman Co-Author of White Paper Released By AACOM

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 University’s Medical School Receives Approval for 72 Residency Positions

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.

Campbell Medical Team Returns From First Mission in Haiti

Dean John Kauffman lead a team of four faculty and staff and eight medical students on a Fall Break Medical Mission in Haiti.

Dean Kauffman Named AOF Educator of the Year

CUSOM’s Dean John Kauffman was honored as the American Osteopathic Foundation’s Educator of the Year Friday in Seattle.

Campbell Associate Dean Appointed to Accreditation Committee

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 Medicine Partners With CommWell Health for Fall Break Mission

Campbell Medical Students Provided Health Screenings at Farmworker Festival and Participated in Local Medical Mission with CommWell Health During Fall Break.

Med school’s Class of 2018 celebrates White Coat Ceremony

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.

Student elected to state society of osteopathic family physicians

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.

Baggett Wellness Institute awards osteopathic medicine faculty

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.

Med school students volunteer for Habitat for Humanity Day

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.

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