On Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, 17 employees were honored for their five and 10 years
of service at PCOM. President Jay Feldstein said, “I can’t underscore how important you are to our success. Thank you for everything
With affection and humor, accolades like “quietly brilliant,” “collaborative spirit,”
the power behind the throne,” “the great White” “excellent,” “amazing” and “secret
rapper” were used by presenters to describe the honorees at the Employee Recognition
Make-it-yourself trail mix and cupcakes accompanied the campus’ walking trail ribbon-cutting
held also on the same event-filled day. Twelve alumni and friends of the College donated
money for the walking trail which was matched by a grant from the PCOM Alumni Association.
Donors include: H. William Craver III, DO; Walter C. Ehrenfeuchter, DO; Robert Fanning,
DO; Bruce A. Feinberg, DO; R. Bryan Ginn, Jr.; Gretta A. Gross, DO; Joe Tzong-Jyh
Huong, DO; Jeffrey K. Kingsley, DO; Byron A. Littlefield, DO; Donald H. Rosenbaum,
Jr., DO; Kerry Scott, DO; and Wayne Sikes. An inaugural walk led by President Feldstein
and the donors followed the formal ceremony.
Later in the day, Founding Dean and former Chief Academic Officer Paul Evans, DO,
was honored at a portrait unveiling in the Atrium. “It’s a marvelous celebration for me,” Dr. Evans said. In opening remarks, Dr. Feldstein
described him as a “builder,” a “founder,” and a “mentor to all of us.”
Director of Student Affairs, Patience Mason, said, “He’s a funny, warm and caring
individual” who “encourages you to be a better version of yourself.” Dr. Evans’ portrait
will be placed in a prominent location on campus.
The day’s events were capped with a discussion by Holiday Simmons, MSW, who spoke
about the challenges LGBTQ people have in accessing health care. He presented a case
study for students to learn how to identify gaps in healthcare delivery.
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 pcom.edu/georgia or call 678-225-7500.
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