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DO Students Discover Racial Discrepancies in Pulse Oximetry Readings

October 27, 2022

PCOM South Georgia medical students discovered current pulse oximetry technology can produce inaccurate results in patients with darker skin tones.

Student Research Spotlight: Jaci Carithers, MS '22 (DO '26)

October 10, 2022

Jaci Carithers explains the importance of her research on lead contamination in soil samples and how environmental factors can impact patient health.

Research Highlights: Enhancing the Delivery of Innovative Medical Education Curricula

September 30, 2022

The research of Shafik Habal, MD, focuses on enhancing basic sciences curricula to help medical students become more competent healthcare professionals.

Treating Joubert Syndrome with Osteopathic Manipulative Techniques

September 22, 2022

DO students from PCOM South Georgia have successfully used osteopathic manipulative techniques (OMT) to treat a patient living with a rare brain malformation.

Medical Research at PCOM - An Evidence-Based Approach to Holistic Care

September 9, 2022

Research experiences at PCOM provide students with the opportunity to enrich their education and prepare for their own future research.

Metformin Use with HCC Patients and More PCOM Research Highlights

September 1, 2022

Kumar Mukherjee, PhD, conducted research on if the use of Metformin had any benefits for treating liver cancer or breast cancer patients.

Students Complete Research on Bifid Xiphoid Process

August 16, 2022

DO students Shahrzad Zamani, Tamryn Van Der Horn and Sara Meawad studied variations between the shape and size of the xiphoid process among anatomical donors.

Kudos - July 2022

July 31, 2022

PCOM students, residents and faculty are highlighted for their recently published research works on aging, endocarditis in opioid abusers and more.

Kudos - June 2022

June 30, 2022

PCOM faculty, residents and students published research works on retinal disease in mice and early-life seizures in zebrafish.

Student Research Spotlight: Bryan Klapes, PhD, MA (DO ’24)

June 27, 2022

DO student Bryan Klapes uses the Evolutionary Theory of Behavior Dynamics to simulate treatment plans in order to help increase the efficiency of clinicians.

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