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JOSEPH KACZMARCZYK, DO, MPH, MBA
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Interim Dean - Osteopathic Medicine Program at PCOM Georgia
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education
Professor


Dr. Joseph Kaczmarczyk currently serves as interim dean of the osteopathic medicine program at PCOM Georgia. 

A 1982 graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), Dr. Kaczmarczyk has held other leadership positions within the College including associate dean of clinical education and associate dean of undergraduate medical education. Additionally, Dr. Kaczmarczyk served as president of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOOG) during 2002-2003 and the ACOOG representative to the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Undergraduate Medical Education Committee. He has also been appointed to the ACGME Clinician Educator Milestones 2.0 Work Group.

Prior to joining PCOM, Dr. Kaczmarczyk served in the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) for 23 years and retired at the rank of captain. His last USPHS assignment was as medical officer of the Contraception and Reproductive Health Branch for Population Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health. As medical officer, Dr. Kaczmarczyk was responsible for medical oversight of a $12 million clinical trials network. He was also program officer for a $5 million clinical trials network—the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (PFDN). Previous USPHS assignments included service as the medical officer of the Office of Women's Health, Food and Drug Administration and senior medical advisor for the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy.

Dr. Kaczmarczyk is a diplomate of the National Board of Examiners for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons and is also board certified in obstetrics and gynecology; preventive medicine/occupational medicine; and holistic medicine.

Education

  • Saint Joseph's University, Erivan K. Haub School of Business, Philadelphia, PA - Executive MBA in Healthcare
  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD -  MPH in Health Services Administration
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA - Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown WV - MS in Physiology and Biophysics
  • Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA - BA in Biology, Cum Laude

Awards

  • Academic Achievement Award, Executive MBA in Healthcare, Saint Joseph's University, Erivan K. Haub School of Business, Philadelphia, PA
  • Beta Gamma Sigma (International Business Honor Society), Executive MBA in Healthcare, Saint Joseph's University, Erivan K. Haub School of Business, Philadelphia, PA
  • American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOOG) Mentor of The Year
  • American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOOG) Distinguished Service Award
  • U.S. Public Health Service Unit Commendation
  • U.S. Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
  • U.S. Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
  • U.S. Public Health Service Regular Corps Ribbon
  • U.S. Public Health Service Outstanding Unit Citation
  • U.S. Public Health Service Unit Commendation
  • U.S. Public Health Service Crisis Response Service Award
  • Outstanding Service Award, American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Administrator's Award for Outstanding Group Performance
  • U.S. Public Health Service Unit Commendation
  • U.S. Public Health Service Bicentennial Unit Commendation
  • Distinguished Fellow American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • U.S. Public Health Service Commendation Medal
  • U.S. Public Health Service Achievement Award
  • Outstanding Medical Student Mentor, University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
  • U.S. Public Health Service Citation
  • Chief Resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • First Prize Annual Ortho-ACOOG Resident Thesis Award
  • National Health Service Corps Scholarship Recipient
  • Departmental Honors in Biology, Lycoming College

Memberships

  • American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • American Association for Physician Leadership
  • American Osteopathic Association