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2nd Annual Tachycardic Fun Run Gets Bigger and Better

The BCOM Sports Medicine Club joined forces with NMSU’s Student Association of Diabetics and Nutrition for the second annual Tachycardic Fun Run. The charitable event ended up raising $1,450, 317 canned goods/food items, 21 toiletry items, and five cases of water. All donations went to Mesilla Valley Community of Hope, a service center that addresses […]

By |April 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

BCOM Simluation Lab is on the Leading-Edge of Learning

As BCOM’s class of 2020 prepares to head out to health clinics and hospitals all over the region for their third year clinical clerkships, they will be prepared for many of the challenges thrown their way thanks in large part to the time they’ve spent learning in the college’s Simulation Lab.

“The SIM Lab is here […]

By |April 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Health Sciences Library Bringing Magic of Harry Potter to Las Cruces

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Health Sciences Library is currently hosting the traveling exhibit, “Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance, Science, Magic, and Medicine.” This exhibition is brought to you by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. The six banner exhibit covering potions, monsters, herbology, magical creatures, fantastic beasts, and immortality will be […]

By |April 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

BCOMers Help Raise Money for Public School Teachers To Purchase Classroom Supplies

Studies show that nearly all teachers spend money out of their own pocket to purchase classroom supplies. On average, American educators are spending $500-$600 dollars per year, adding up to a total of more than $1 billion dollars. The Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS) Foundation hopes to alleviate some of that burden for local teachers, […]

By |March 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

BCOM Welcomes Dean and Chief Academic Officer Don Peska, DO

Don N. Peska, DO, MEd, FACOS, has been named the Dean & Chief Academic Officer for the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine at New Mexico State University. Dr. Peska is a highly respected educator and academic leader within the osteopathic medical school profession. Most recently (2009–2017), he served as the Dean of the Texas College […]

By |March 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Patent Pending: Medical Student Robyn Marks is Using Engineering Background to Improve Prosthetic Limbs

Robyn Marks didn’t grow up wanting to be a doctor. Seeing herself as a more of the engineer type, she studied biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and worked in a tissue engineering lab for almost four years. “My job was making polymer scaffolds to seed stem cells and essentially re-grow bones. […]

By |March 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

DO Students Get “Crash Course” in PT and AT at Southwest Sport and Spine

While medical students spend a whole lot of time hitting the books, a bulk of their education takes place outside of the classroom. To truly understand what it takes to work in the healthcare profession, they must experience firsthand what medical professionals from all types of specialties do on a daily basis. Partnerships between BCOM […]

By |March 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

BCOM Representatives Participate in DO Day on Capitol Hill

BCOM representatives visited Washington DC in early March for DO Day on Capitol Hill. Medical students, Harris Ahmed, Megan McCord, Michael Davis, John Rajala, Gisele Irio, Shaun Antonio, Antony Awad, Marlina Ponce de Leon, Stephanie Ayala, and Joya Singh made the trip, along with BCOM Pediatrics Chair Scott Cyrus, DO.

The day started at 6am with […]

By |March 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Volunteers Train 592 Locals at CPR Event

The BCOM chapter of the Sigma Sigma Phi (SSP) honorary osteopathic service fraternity participated in the 2018 National Texas Two Step CPR event. The annual event aims to educate the public on the benefits of compressions-only (aka hands-only) CPR. The program started in 2015 as a grassroots event organized by Texas medical students hoping to […]

By |March 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Sharing the Knowledge: Publications and Poster Presentations

Abigail Etters and Dr. Kadavakollu Published in Osteopathic Journal 

The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association  published a letter to the editor written by BCOM second year medical student Abigail Etters and Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Samuel Kadavakollu, Ph.D. In the letter, entitled “Chronic Pain Management: Perspective of an Osteopathic Medical Student in New Mexico,” Etters […]

By |March 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments
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