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​Six Ohio State Faculty Among the 2014 Class of AAAS Fellows

Six Ohio State University faculty have been elected this year as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. New Fellows will be welcomed in ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-25-14
Tags: Research, Education

The State of Medical Education

HOW LONG SHOULD MEDICAL SCHOOL LAST? NEW SURVEY EXPLORES WHAT DOCTORS AND MED STUDENTS SAY ABOUT THE STATE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION COLUMBUS, Ohio – As experts in medical education innovation, leaders at The Ohio State University College of Medicine r ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-20-14
Tags: Admissions

​Danger of Repeat Head Injuries: Brain’s Inability to Tap Energy Source

  Two or more serious hits to the head within days of each other can interfere with the brain’s ability to use sugar – its primary energy source – to repair cells damaged by the injuries, new research suggests.   The brain’s ability to use energy ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-17-14
Tags: Research

Schweitzer Fellows Engage Communities to Improve Health

T.M. Ayodele Adesanya, an MD-Ph.D. student in biomedical sciences, had a passion for the kids at Champion Middle School on the Near East Side of Columbus after learning in 2010 that the state declared it to be the most underperforming middle school ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-14-14
Tags: Education, Research, Student Life

Ellison Named Interim COM Dean

​E. Christopher Ellison, MD, was named as interim dean of the College of Medicine by Provost Joseph Steinmetz. The appointment is effective Nov. 15 and subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. Dr. Ellison has a long and distinguished career as ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-14-14
Tags: Admissions, Curriculum, Education, Student Life

2014 Annual Heritage Lecture

2014 Annual Heritage LectureIn Celebration of the Centennials of The Ohio State University Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Optometry “100 Years of Excellence: A Tale of Three Colleges” Please join us for an evening of celebration and reflection f ...[Read More]

New Research Adds Spice to Curcumin’s Health-Promoting Benefits

The health benefits of over-the-counter curcumin supplements might not get past your gut, but new research shows that a modified formulation of the spice releases its anti-inflammatory goodness throughout the body.   Curcumin is a naturally occurr ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-06-14
Tags: Patient Care, Research

Bryan Martin Elected as ACAAI President-Elect

Bryan L. Martin, DO, Columbus, Ohio, was elected president-elect of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) at the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting in Atlanta on Nov. 10. Dr. Martin is the Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Educ ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-05-14
Tags: Education, Research

College of Medicine Receives Full Accreditation

We are pleased to announce that our College of Medicine has been notified that we have been awarded full- accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for continuing to meet or exceed nationally approved standards. This is an e ...[Read More]

Researcher seeks understanding of how complement binds to bacteria

The Ohio State University Researcher in the Center for Microbial and Interface Biology, Daniel Wozniak, PhD, has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for “Conserved complement binding to bacterial porins.” Complement is one of t ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-23-14
Tags: Research
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