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A Time for Poetry

“If we've ever needed poetry, it has been in this year, one marked by isolation, uncertainty, loss, fear and boredom – and yet, still somehow punctuated by flashes of joy, happiness and gratitude.” So said Rachel Bracken, Ph. D., assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine in the College of Medicine, to [...]

Campus Tree Planting Celebrates Arbor Day

A little (ok, a lot) of precipitation and cold wasn’t about to stop Northeast Ohio Medical University from celebrating Arbor Day Friday, April 30. Though it rained for most of the day, first-year College of Medicine student Tyler Bontrager joined a team to plant a yellow poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera) supplied by Davey Tree Company.  Davey [...]
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NEOMED Awards Honorary Degrees to Two Health Care Leaders

Northeast Ohio Medical University has bestowed honorary degrees upon Daisy L. Alford-Smith, Ph.D., and Ronald Richard, M.A., in recognition of their transformative leadership and years of service in our local health care systems. Dr. Alford-Smith and Richard were both honored during NEOMED’s 41st Commencement ceremony, held virtually Saturday, May 1, 2021. Dr. Alford-Smith’s career achievements include [...]
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Northeast Ohio Medical University Honors 229 Graduates at 41st Commencement Ceremony

Northeast Ohio Medical University conferred 229 degrees upon Ohio’s newest Doctors of Medicine, Doctors of Pharmacy, and other health professionals during a virtual ceremony held Saturday, May 1, 2021. A theme voiced throughout the event was the need for transformational leaders in health care – a cornerstone of the University’s mission. “Today, we are all [...]