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PCOM Celebrates Graduate Programs Commencement 
July 2015

July 31, 2015

graduate commencement

More than 224 students from PCOM’s graduate programs received their advanced degrees on July 31. This year’s honorary degree recipient, Richard J. Cohen, PhD, is president and CEO of Public Health Management Corporation. At the ceremony, he remarked on the breadth of PCOM’s graduate programs, telling the graduates, “All of you need one another in order to be successful in integrated healthcare."

The graduates received degrees in: 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 Mental Health Counseling, Master of Science in Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology, 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.

About Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Founded in 1899, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 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 offers doctoral degrees in clinical psychology, osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy and school psychology, and graduate degrees in biomedical sciences, forensic medicine, mental health counseling, organizational development and leadership, physician assistant studies, school psychology, and public health management and administration. Our 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 in inner city and rural locations. For more information, visit

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Daniel McCunney
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