Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine (KSUCPM) is one of nine accredited podiatry colleges in the United States and is a four-year, graduate level medical college, granting the degree of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. The mission of Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine is to educate students to be highly competent doctors of podiatric medicine who will excel in residency training.

Founded in 1916, the College of Podiatric Medicine has graduated over 6,000 podiatrists who have made outstanding contributions to the field and study of podiatric medicine. KSUCPM has regional and national affiliations with over 50 world-wide hospitals and more than 300 private practitioners nationwide that provide externship training to KSUCPM students. Currently, KSUCPM maintains an average four year school enrollment of 425 students and typically graduates 85-100 podiatrists a year.

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Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine is accredited by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education. Accreditation is an indication of public approbation, attesting to the quality of the podiatric medical education program and the continued commitment of the institution to support the educational program. The Council is recognized as the professional institutional accrediting agency for podiatric medical education by the U. S. Department of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. For further information, please contact the Council on Podiatric Medical Education at the following address:

Council on Podiatric Medical Education
9312 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 571-9200

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Posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 10:21am

Researchers from Kent State University's Liquid Crystal Institute, School of Fashion Design and Merchandising and College of Podiatric Medicine have teamed up to create a fabric that could ultimately save the feet of diabetics.