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Commencement Planned for GA-PCOM Graduates

May 8, 2018

Commencement ceremonies for the Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM) Doctor of Pharmacy, Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences and Doctor of Osteopathic (DO) Medicine classes of 2018 will take place on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Infinite Energy Forum in Duluth.

The School of Pharmacy and Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences graduation is set for 11 a.m., while the DO ceremony is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.

Jennifer Sterner-Allison, PharmD, is the featured speaker for the pharmacy and biomedical sciences commencement ceremony. Dr. Sterner-Allison serves as the president of the Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists (GSHP) and works with GSHP members to promote the practice of pharmacy throughout the state. She is active with the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group as a member of the Advocacy Committee and collaborates with pediatric pharmacy practitioners across the country to develop position statements and pediatric patient educational materials.

The keynote speaker at the DO commencement ceremony is Paul Evans, DO, FACOFP. Dr. Evans is the founding dean of GA-PCOM and also the founding dean of Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. He currently serves as a senior medical education consultant and president of the Paul and Roxanne Evans Education Foundation. His prior career experience includes positions as a chief resident, residency program director, department chair and director of a large multi-specialty managed care group. Dr. Evans retired from the US Army after serving for 26 years in military medicine.

The inaugural class of the Physician Assistant Studies master’s program will graduate on Tuesday, July 31 at 11 a.m., also at the Infinite Energy Forum.

Jennifer Sterner-Allison, PharmD, is the featured speaker for the pharmacy and biomedical sciences commencement ceremony.
Jennifer Sterner-Allison, PharmD
The keynote speaker at the DO commencement ceremony will be Paul Evans, DO, FACOFP.
Paul Evans, DO, FACOFP


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About PCOM Georgia

Established in 2005, PCOM Georgia is a private, not-for-profit, accredited institute of higher education dedicated to the healthcare professions. The Suwanee, Georgia, campus is affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, a premier osteopathic medical school with a storied history. PCOM Georgia offers doctoral degrees in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, and physical therapy and graduate degrees in biomedical sciences, medical laboratory science, and physician assistant studies. Emphasizing "a whole person approach to care," PCOM Georgia focuses on educational excellence, interprofessional education and service to the wider community. The campus is also home to the Georgia Osteopathic Care Center, an osteopathic manipulative medicine clinic, which is open to the public by appointment. For more information, visit or call 678-225-7500.

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