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William Burke, D.O., left, chats with Simon Fraser, OMS IV, at the DOC Awards March 16. Burke, who is dean of the Heritage College, Dublin, won the Brose Award for 2015, while Fraser was named Student D.O. of the Year. Fraser is holding his infant daughter, London.

 

Osteopathic commitment honored at DOC awards

 
On Monday, March 16, outstanding Heritage College students and faculty were recognized for their contributions to osteopathic medical education during the college’s annual DOC (Distinguished Osteopathic Commitment) Awards ceremony, held in Baker Ballroom in Athens. In one of the more eagerly anticipated awards announcements every year, Simon Fraser, OMS IV, was named Student D.O. of the Year for 2015.

The complete list of award recipients:

Brose Award

William J. Burke, D.O., dean of Heritage College, Dublin

Osteopathic Mentor Award

Mitchell Silver, D.O.

Outstanding Basic Science Student

PCC I
Kelli Fisher, OMS I

PCC II
Julie Creech, OMS II

CPC I
Francis Essien, OMS I

Ohio ACOFP and Department of Family Medicine Outstanding Student Award

Year I
Allyson Byrne, OMS I (Dublin campus)

Year II
Courtney Lee, OMS II

Humanitarian Award

PCC I
Patrick Finnegan, OMS II
Lara Martinez, OMS I

PCC II
Julie Creech, OMS II
Patrick Finnegan, OMS II

CPC I
Tarik Atassi, OMS II
Dublin I
Frances Adkins, PCA-PC/OMM
Samuel Nobilucci, OMS I

CPC II
Christina “Tia” Loyke, OMS II

Class Advocate

PCC I
Rashmi Singh, OMS I

PCC II
Patrick Finnegan, OMS II

CPC I
Rachel Giesey, OMS I

Dublin I
Samuel Nobilucci, OMS I
Nina Passen, OMS I

CPC II
Dan Krajcik, OMS II
Alex Pennekamp, OMS II

Outstanding Group Leadership

PCC I
Jason Rodriguez, OMS I

PCC II
Patrick Finnegan, OMS II
Laura Taylor, OMS II

CPC I
Rachel Giesey, OMS I

Dublin I
Nina Passen, OMS I

CPC II
Dan Krajcik, OMS II

Individual Student Recognition

PCC I
Nakul Bhardwaj, OMS II
Emily Lanzola, OMS II

PCC II
Patrick Finnegan, OMS II
Kathleen Gibbons, OMS II

CPC I
Tarik Atassi, OMS II

Dublin I
Kelly Irwin, OMS II

CPC II
Kaylie Snyder, OMS II

Outstanding OMM Mentor

PCC I
Chido Odigwe, PCA-OMM

PCC II
Chido Odigwe, PCA-OMM

Dublin I
Frances Adkins, PCA-PC/OMM

CPC I
Michael “Chip” Halko, PCA-OMM

CPC II
Chido Odigwe, PCA-OMM

Outstanding Tutor

PCC I
Emily Samiec, OMS II

PCC II
Joseph Zell, PCA-PC

CPC I
Michael “Chip” Halko, PCA-OMM

Dublin I
Bret Nolan, PCA-PC/OMM

CPC II
Joshua Jameson, OMS II

Outstanding Organization

Athens and Dublin Combined
SOMA

Athens
Surgery and Sports Medicine

Individual Staff Recognition

PCC I
Holly Jacobs

PCC II
Mark Loudin

CPC I
Mark Loudin

Dublin I
Andrea Brunson

CPC II
Mark Loudin

Outstanding Basic Science Faculty

PCC I
Fabian Benencia, Ph.D.
Lawrence Witmer, Ph.D.

PCC II
Patrick O’Connor, Ph.D.

Dublin I
Audrone Biknevicius, Ph.D.

CPC I
Fabien Benencia, Ph.D.

CPC II
Audrone Biknevicius, Ph.D.

Outstanding Clinical Science Faculty

PCC I
Todd Fredricks, D.O.
Jennifer Gwilym, D.O.

PCC II
Jeffrey Benseler, D.O.
Karen Montgomery-Reagan, D.O.

Dublin I
Maureen Kollar, D.O.

CPC I
Vipin Koshal, D.O.

CPC II
Simeon Hain, D.O.

Outstanding Behavioral Science Faculty

PCC I
Elizabeth Beverly, Ph.D.
Joseph Bianco, Ph.D.

PCC II
Judith Rhue, Ph.D.

Dublin I
Elizabeth Beverly, Ph.D.

CPC I
Elizabeth Beverly, Ph.D.

CPC II
Elizabeth Beverly, Ph.D.

Outstanding Research Mentor

PCC I
Mark Berryman, Ph.D.

PCC II
Elizabeth Beverly, Ph.D.

CPC I
Elizabeth Beverly, Ph.D.

Dublin I
Zelalem Haile, Ph.D.

CPC II
Elizabeth Beverly, Ph.D.

Outstanding Instructor of Record

PCC I
Peter Coschigano, Ph.D.

PCC II
Xiao Chen, Ph.D.

Dublin I
Fabien Benencia, Ph.D.

CPC I:
Fabian Benencia, Ph.D.

CPC II:
Audrone Biknevicius, Ph.D.

Outstanding CBL Facilitator

CPC I
Jane Balbo, D.O.

Dublin I
Robin Newburn, D.O.

CPC II
Sarah Adkins, Pharm.D.

Outstanding PCC Facilitator

PCC I
Joseph Bianco, Ph.D.

PCC II
Edward Schreck, D.O.

Clinical Preceptor of the Year

PCC I
Nicholas Landry, D.O.

PCC II
Jeffrey Benseler, D.O.

Dublin I
Daquesha Chever, D.O.
Maureen Kollar, D.O.

CPC I
Katherine “Katy” Kropf, D.O.

CPC II
Simeon Hain, D.O.

CPC Course of the Year

CPC I
Cardiovascular

Dublin I
Cardiovascular

CPC II
Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat

PCC Course of the Year

PCC I
Biomedical Science I

PCC II
Biomedical Science II

Student Government Association Special Recognition

Julie Creech, OMS II

Student D.O. of the Year

Simon Fraser, OMS IV

 
 
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