GA-PCOM hosted its seventh annual Research Day featuring posters by students, pharmacy
residents and faculty members.
Thirty-three research posters were presented by students, pharmacy residents and faculty members at Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (GA-PCOM) Seventh Annual Research Day held last week. The event kicked off with a keynote speech by Audrey Duarte, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology at Georgia Tech. The title of Dr. Duarte’s talk was “What Can Neuroimaging Tell Us about Age-Related Memory Changes.”
Research ranging from such topics as the initiative to increase pneumococcal vaccination rates in rural Georgia clinics, to social media and digital epidemiology, to therapeutic management of lower extremity arterial bypass graft occlusion was presented.
Research Day award winners included:
School of Pharmacy
Faculty members who participated as judges and/or on the ad-hoc Research Day planning committee included: Adwoa Aduonum, PhD; Vishakha Bhave, PhD; Skye Bickett, DHSc; Valerie Cadet, PhD; Shafik Habal, MD; Abigail Hielscher, PhD; Georga Huang, PhD; Frank Jenney, PhD; Robert McAfee, PhD; Mary Owen, JD, MS, PhD; Srujana Rayalam, DVM, PhD; Lori Redmond, PhD; Rangaiah Shashidharamurthy, PhD and Xinyu Wang, PhD.
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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