Dec. 11, 2002
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DOCTOR OF PHARMACY AND DOCTOR OF
OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE PROGRAMS
NOW AVAILABLE TO SLIPPERY ROCK
--SRU AND LAKE ERIE COLLEGE OF
OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE SIGN AGREEMENT
ROCK, Pa. – Administrators from Slippery Rock University and
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) have approved two
new articulation agreements – a doctor of osteopathic
medicine and a doctor of pharmacy.
programs will enable Rock students to transfer to LECOM for
advanced degrees, while earning a bachelor’s degree from SRU.
Rock students will be eligible to transfer into the pharmacy
program after two years and into medical school after three years,
says Dr. Jane Fulton, SRU’s dean of the College of Health,
Environment and Science. The programs are open to students majoring
in biology, allied health, exercise science or
is excited about offering another opportunity to the Slippery Rock
University students choosing a medical career,” said Dr.
Silvia Ferretti, provost, vice president and dean of academic
affairs at LECOM.
More career options for
has been pursuing articulation agreements to better serve students
aspiring to medical school or careers as chiropractors. Earlier
this year, SRU approved a doctor of chiropractic program with Logan
College of Chiropractic in St. Louis. Students complete the program
in six years instead of the usual seven, in a program called
“3 plus 3.”
want our College of Health, Environment and Science to be known as
a place where you can plan for a professional career; you can get
there from SRU,” Fulton says.
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