PCOM Executive Inducted as Fellow of the College of Physicians of PhiladelphiaMay 8, 2023
Carrie Collins, JD, PhD, the Chief Advancement and Strategic Planning Officer at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), is among the 31 civic leaders, public health advocates, physicians, and academics
who are new members of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia’s distinguished Fellowship
Founded in 1787, the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, home of the Mütter Museum, is a nonprofit organization with the mission of “advancing
the cause of health while upholding the ideals and heritage of medicine.” Biannually
in the fall and spring, it announces the induction of new Fellows.
Inductees were inaugurated Friday, May 5, when they signed their names into the College
of Physicians of Philadelphia’s historical register alongside renowned former Fellows,
including: U.S. Founding Father Benjamin Rush, former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop,
and Thomas Dent Mütter, who bequeathed his pathological collection to create the museum
in his name. PCOM faculty members Ilene Warner-Maron, PhD, an assistant professor
in the Department of Geriatrics, and Katherine E. Galluzzi, DO, professor and chair of the Department of Geriatrics, sponsored Collins for the fellowship.
“I’m honored to join other Philadelphia leaders and to represent PCOM as a new Fellow,”
Collins said. “Mentorship and community engagement have always been top priorities
for me. The Fellowship program will help me open doors for local students who are
seeking educational or career opportunities in science and medicine.”
A PCOM executive administrator since 2015, Collins oversees fundraising, alumni engagement
and strategic planning, including implementation, tracking and reporting for PCOM’s
institution-wide plan, PCOM 2025: Path to Greater Excellence.
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About Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Founded in 1899, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) has trained thousands
of highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists
who practice a “whole person” approach to care—treating people, not just symptoms.
PCOM operates three campuses (PCOM, PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia) and offers doctoral degrees in clinical psychology, educational psychology, osteopathic
medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy and school psychology, and graduate degrees in
applied behavior analysis, applied positive psychology, biomedical sciences, forensic
medicine, medical laboratory science, mental health counseling, non profit leadership
and population health management, organizational development and leadership, physician
assistant studies, school psychology, and public health management and administration.
PCOM students learn the importance of health promotion, research, education and service
to the community. Through its community-based Healthcare Centers, PCOM provides care
to medically underserved populations. For more information, visit pcom.edu or call 215-871-6100.
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