Graduate Programs Celebrate CommencementAugust 2, 2017
Nearly 225 students in PCOM’s graduate programs received their advanced degrees on
July 31, transitioning them to the next phase of their professional lives.
This year’s keynote speaker, Rosemary B. Mennuti, EdD, is the founding director of
PCOM’s graduate degree programs in school psychology. She has published and presented
widely in the treatment of eating disorders, cognitive-behavioral group therapy, moral
reasoning, and ethical decision making. She is a diplomate of the American Psychotherapy
Association and is certified in school counseling, school psychology and group psychotherapy.
Dr. Mennuti asked the graduates to consider their connections with others, and the
need to be present in the moment, as keys to success. She also urged them to have
deep courage in all that they do. “Take your authentic self to work,” she said. “Stand
up for what you believe in.”
Students received the following degrees: Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology,
Doctor of Psychology in School Psychology, Educational Specialist in School Psychology,
Master of Science in School Psychology, Master of Science in Counseling and Clinical
Health Psychology, Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science
in Organizational Development and Leadership, Master of Science in Forensic Medicine,
Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences and Master of Science in Health Sciences
- Physician Assistant Studies.
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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.
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