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VCOM–Virginia Student and Navy Seal to Graduate in May 7, 2016 Ceremony
Since age eight, Lt. Shawn Johnson, VCOM-Virginia graduate 2016, knew he wanted to enter the military and help individuals who were in need of care. He did not realize his path would lead him into a profession that would allow him to save lives both abroad and at home through attending Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM)–Virginia. MORE

Marc Edwards speaks to VCOM about life after Flint, Michigan
The Flint, Michigan Water Crisis gained national attention for its immediate effects on the nearly 100,000 residents exposed to lead tainted water due to the lack of corrosive water filters on the city’s water lines. On April 28, 2016, Marc Edwards, PhD, professor of Environmental and Water Resources Engineering at Virginia Tech, and lead researcher of the Flint, Michigan Water Crisis, spoke to nearly 80 Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM)–Virginia faculty, staff and students. MORE

VCOM Chairman John G. Rocovich, Jr. Honored by AACOM for Notable Osteopathic Education Contributions
Each year the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Board of Deans recognizes an individual of national prominence in public service as the recipient of the William D. Miller Award. Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) is proud to announce this year’s recipient as John G. Rocovich, Jr., JD, LLM, chairman of the VCOM Board of Directors. MORE

VCOM Welcomes Thim Corvin as Vice President for College Development and Alumni Relations
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) is pleased to announce Thim Corvin as the Vice President for College Development and Alumni Relations beginning April 11, 2016. MORE

VCOM and Auburn University Expand Sports Medicine Fellowship Program
VCOM and Auburn University have announced approval to extend a Sports Medicine Fellowship program to the VCOM-Auburn campus. MORE

Seminar to Focus on Global Health Perspective from VCOM Alumna
The Leading Global Health seminar will take place March 22, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. in Classroom 2 at VCOM-Virginia. The seminar will give a global perspective from VCOM-Virginia campus alumna Emily Esmaili. MORE

Inaugural VCOM-Carolinas Research Day on April 1
VCOM-Carolinas will host its inaugural Research Day on April 1, 2016. Visit the Research Day website for more information! MORE

VCOM Receives Five National Honors from Collegiate Advertising Awards and CASE

VCOM was recently recognized among the top colleges in the nation by the Collegiate Advertising Awards program for the fourth year in a row, receiving three gold and one silver awards for the 2015 calendar year. The college was also recognized for achievements in communication at the recent CASE District III Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.  MORE

VCOM-Carolinas Students Receive Excellence in Public Health Award

VCOM is pleased to announce that Class of 2018 medical students Vanessa Hortian and Meghan Milligan were recently selected to receive the 2016 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public Health Service Physicians Advisory Committee.  MORE

The Frank B. Rocovich Memorial Fund
This fund has been set up to remember the life of VCOM’s friend and colleague, Frank Rocovich. Frank is the son of VCOM founding chairman John G. Rocovich, Jr., JD LLM, and his wife, board member Sue Ellen Rocovich, DO, PhD.  MORE

VCOM Receives $247k Grant to Expand Healthcare Services in Underserved County
The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) has been awarded a $247,940 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for a project to expand primary care health services in Cherokee County and surrounding areas.  MORE

VCOM Annual Report Wins International Award Two Years in a Row
The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) has won a Silver Award for its 2014 Annual Report: Turning Your Desire to Help Others into a Lifelong Mission, in the Annual Report Competition (ARC) Awards program. MORE

Johnston Memorial Hospital welcomes first class of residents as part of collaboration with VCOM
There’s a national shortage of family medicine doctors, but a collaborative effort by Johnston Memorial Hospital (JMH) and the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) is already helping to fill that need in our region. MORE

Spartanburg Regional and VCOM Partnership Aids Medical Growth in Upstate
Since 2010 Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s (SRHS) partnership with the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) has enriched not only the students but the Upstate community as well. MORE

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