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Making a Difference Through Teaching, Research and Service

February 16, 2024

Cathy J. Hatcher, PhD, a passionate scientist, actively supports students of all backgrounds, acknowledging the importance of representation in academia.

'When the Mountain Is High, Climb It'

February 12, 2024

Dr. Kerri Newton shares how her upbringing and values shape her commitment to mental health advocacy and breaking down barriers in counseling.

Lisa Corbin, PhD, LPC, NCC, First-Generation Spotlight

December 18, 2023

In addition to teaching at PCOM, Dr. Corbin serves as a counselor in her private practice where she specializes in treating sexual abuse and domestic violence.

Ruth M. Maher, PT, PhD, DPT, First-Generation Spotlight

December 15, 2023

Dr. Maher enrolled as an undergraduate in her thirties and now holds multiple doctoral degrees and a patent for an FDA-approved medical device.

Brandy Sreenilayam, PhD, First-Generation Spotlight

December 11, 2023

Combining her passion for biochemistry and teaching, Dr. Sreenilayam is an associate professor of biochemistry and cellular genetics at PCOM South Georgia.

Peter Bidey, DO, MSEd, FACOFP, First-Generation Spotlight

December 5, 2023

Dr. Bidey stresses the importance of finding a mentor and not being afraid of asking for help. Put yourself out there and give back along the way.

LeeAnn Tanaka, DO '14 - Women in Medicine Month

September 26, 2023

Dr. Tanaka describes her experiences as a female physician as well as why she chose a career in medicine, and offers advice to younger colleagues.

Nilam Vaughan, DO '11 - Women in Medicine Month

September 26, 2023

Dr. Nilam Vaughan wants to elevate women and ensure they are not penalized for creating their own path to medicine.