Academic Services & Institutional Research | College of Podiatric Medicine | Kent State University

Academic Services & Institutional Research

The Office of Academic Services & Institutional Research manages the following:

  • All assessment studies for KSUCPM, including statistical analysis and student outcomes.
  • The annual updating of academic policies in the KSUCPM section of the Kent State University catalog. Academic policy compliance. 
  • The clerkship and residency processes. This includes student and graduate advising, guidance on clerkship and senior medicine rotation selections, assistance with online clerkship rotation applications and the Centralized Application Service for Podiatric Residencies (CASPR), assisting students in gaining clearance and completing requirements for all clinical experiences, tracking of patient logs and rotation evaluations, and all other areas regarding clerkships, senior medicine, and residency.
  • Finalization and distribution of 3rd and 4th year clinical groups and rotation schedules. (Please note, students are randomly assigned to their clinical rotation groups. Switching of groups and/or rotations months is not permitted.) 
  • Manage clinical affiliation agreements.  
  • Clinical adjunct faculty appointments for medical professionals acting in a supervisory / educational role with KSUCPM students for a majority of their clinical experience during a specific rotation. 
  • The annual KSUCPM Residency Fair.
  • Grading of examinations and posting of grades in Blackboard.
  • External and internal surveys, including course and clinical rotation evaluations.
  • Student registration for all courses and clinical rotations.
  • APMLE Parts I, II, and III registration and outcomes analysis.
  • The retention of records for current and past students.
  • Leave of Absence procedures for current students.
  • The academic dismissal, academic appeal, student withdrawal, and readmission application processes.
  • Enrollment and graduation verification requests.

Ph: 216-916-7492
Fax: 216-447-0626
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


  • David Putman, Director, Academic Services & Institutional Research / Analytics 
  • Jaclyn Macomber, Assistant Director, Academic Services & Institutional Research
  • Karen Bozikis, Academic Services Assistant