Dana Brooks of Camilla (right) has been named assistant director of admissions. In this role, she will be responsible for the recruitment of osteopathic medical students for the Moultrie campus. Victoria Heath of Tifton (below) will assume the role of admissions assistant and will work closely with Brooks to ensure the admissions process runs smoothly for the campus which will open in August of 2019 with 55 medical students.
A graduate of Thomas University in Thomasville with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, Brooks will complete a master’s degree in higher education administration from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro this December. She most recently worked as a talent search coordinator for the Thomasville campus of Southern Regional Technical College. In addition, she has worked as a recruiter for Thomas University in Thomasville.
Brooks said, “I’m excited about the opportunities that PCOM is bringing to Southwest Georgia and I’m looking forward to growing with PCOM.”
Heath earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Valdosta State University in Valdosta. She has most recently worked with Tift Regional Medical Center as a registrar, and as a rater scoring essays for the University of Georgia in Athens.
Heath said she is very excited about the opportunity, “especially after training in Suwanee and meeting fellow employees.”
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is extending its commitment to the Southeast by establishing PCOM South Georgia, a private, not-for-profit, four-year additional location in Moultrie, Georgia. PCOM South Georgia will focus on educating physicians for the South Georgia region and joins PCOM Georgia in Suwanee in helping to meet the healthcare needs of the state. The developing school has received initial accreditation from the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation. With a planned opening date of August 2019, PCOM South Georgia will offer the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) degree to 55 initial medical students. For more information, visit pcom.edu or call 229-798-4710.
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