GA-PCOM students, groups and staff were recognized for community work, fundraising and other accolades at annual ceremony.
The Student Organizations Council (SOC) held its annual Spring Banquet in the Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM) Atrium on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, where individuals and organizations were recognized for their volunteer work during the past year.
Awards were given for such attributes as collaboration, fundraising and dedication to the community.
Award winners included:
Collaboration Award: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Fundraising Award: Sigma Sigma Phi
First Year Achievement Award (Pharmacy): Jeffrey Clark (PharmD ‘21)
First Year Achievement Award (Biomed): Nicole Forte (MS ’19)
First Year Achievement Award (DO): Kristi Anderson (DO ’21)
First Year Achievement Award (PA): Rachel Todd (MS ’19)
Group Dedication Award: Sigma Sigma Phi
Advisor of the Year Award: Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice Drew Cates, PharmD, AAHIVP
Staff and Services Recognition Award: Assistant Director of Admissions Darnae Parks
Outstanding Student Leader: Michael Cooley (PharmD ’19)
Outstanding Student Organization: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
SOC officers this past year included: Riona Booze (DO ’19), Vice Chair; Jade McLain, (MS ’18), Treasurer; and Betty Boronea (PharmD ’19), Secretary.
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 which has a storied history as a premier osteopathic medical school. PCOM Georgia offers the doctor of osteopathic medicine degree, the doctor of pharmacy degree, the doctor of physical therapy degree, as well as graduate degrees in biomedical sciences 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 pcom.edu or call 678-225-7500.
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