Biomedical engineering faculty member speaks to incoming medical students
Sept. 10, 2010
John Kopchick of the biomedical engineering program faculty was the featured speaker in August at the College of Osteopathic Medicine convocation ceremony, where he and two others received awards for their public service.
Kopchick, Goll Ohio Eminent Scholar and professor of molecular biology, received the Phillips Medal of Public Service, as did David R. Scholl and John Haseley.
Scholl, who received a doctorate from Ohio University in 1981, is the president of Diagnostic Hybrids, of Athens, and senior vice president, commercial operations, of Quidel Corporation. Haseley, an Ohio University graduate who grew up in Athens, is currently senior advisor to Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland’s re-election campaign and has served as chief of staff during Strickland’s tenures as governor and congressman.