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A close-up view of the spike proteins in COVID.

FDA Issues Recommendations on Mixing and Matching COVID-19 Boosters

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommendations and data on the efficacy of mixing and matching COVID-19 boosters can be found in a story posted Thursday, Oct. 21. Richard Watkins, M.D., an infectious disease physician and professor of internal medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University, is one of the experts quoted in the article. Dr. [...]
Two students completing the MCAT so they can get into medical school.

AHEC Offering Free MCAT Test Prep Assistance

The Northeast Ohio Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is dedicated to creating opportunities in the health professions, especially in medically underserved areas. To help accomplish this, AHEC is sponsoring payment for MCAT prep through the Princeton Review. This is a no-cost opportunity for those who live in underserved areas and underrepresented minorities, live or attend [...]
VisualDx CEO Art Papier in his office.

VisualDx CEO Art Papier to Speak on VITALS Nov. 4

How do you design clinical decision support systems to reduce diagnostic error? That question drives Art Papier, M.D., the co-founder and CEO of VisualDx. As the featured guest on Northeast Ohio Medical University’s VITALS series Thursday, Nov. 4, at noon, Dr. Papier will have 17 minutes to discuss any of the VITALS topics: Value-based, innovation, [...]
James Borcers, M.D., a NEOMED graduate, will be chief medical officer for the Big Ten Conference.

Big Ten Conference Names NEOMED Grad Chief Medical Officer

James Borchers, M.D. (’2000), has been named the first-ever Chief Medical Officer for the Big Ten Conference. He’s the first to serve in this capacity. Dr. Borchers will serve as a consultant to all 14 Big Ten member institutions on matters related to the health and safety of the student athletes. He’ll also lead sports [...]
The exterior of NEOMED on a sunny afternoon.

Thomas File Appears on COVID-19 Vaccination Panel

One of the experts for a recent multidisciplinary panel called “Vaccines, Public Health and Mandates: A multi-disciplinary approach” was Thomas File Jr., M.D., whose topic was “COVID-19 Vaccines: The tool to end the pandemic.” Chair of the infectious disease division of Summa Health, Dr. File is a professor, master teacher and chair of the Northeast [...]

Body Donation Program

For future physicians, the ability to observe the human body and learn surgical techniques in a gross anatomy lab is a critical educational step. Body donation programs continue, but donations are low at schools including Northeast Ohio Medical University. The Record Courier spoke with Hans Thewissen, Ph.D., Ingalls-Brown professor of anatomy in the Department of [...]

A Heart in Two Homes

A resident of Cleveland, Luc Kiebre keeps a second home in his heart: the country of Burkina Faso in Africa, […]