Fall 2018 Footsteps


From the Dean's Desk

A message from KSUCPM Dean, Allan Boike, DPM, on the coming season at the College.

Get the Most Out of Your Gift to KSUCPM - Giving Tuesday 2018

By making a contribution to the Gerard V. Yu, DPM Education Fund during the Giving Tuesday Campaign, contributions will be matched and boosted, doubling your impact on our students and the future of our profession. 

Karen S. Kellogg, DPM, MBA appointed chair to the KSUCPM advisory board

KSUCPM would like to congratulate Dr. Karen Kellogg, who was appointed Chair to the KSUCPM Advisory Board in May of 2018 following her service on the board beginning in 2013.

The future of podiatry begins here - introducing the ksucpm class of 2022


Faculty research spotlight: Mark Dalman

Mark Dalman, assistant professor in the Division of Pre-Clinical Sciences at KSUCPM sheds light on his current research with an area of focus around carriage of bacterial pathogens. 

Shoe museum showcases collections from alumni donors

A look into the cherished collections of alumni donors currently on display in the KSUCPM Shoe Museum, which was generously donated by Dr. Steven Berlin and the OCPM Foundation in 2016.

ksucpm hosts inaugural cme event and 2nd annual student & Alumni weekend, inducting three into hall of fame society

KSUCPM in partnership with the Ohio Podiatric Medical Student Association (OPMSA) held its 2nd Annual Student & Alumni Weekend August 17-19th, welcoming alumni , students, faculty and staff to honor returning classes and award recipients, as well as induct three new members into the CPM Hall of Fame Society. Introduced this year during the annual weekend celebrations was the Inaugural North Coast Foot & Ankle Symposium, which welcomed alumni back to the college for a $49, 25CECH CME program. 

KSUCPM Student wins second annual APMA student quiz bowl

If you attended this year's APMA National Meeting in Washington, D.C., you may have had the pleasure of attending the second annual APMA Student Quiz Bowl. This year, KSUCPM's own Brandon Rogers, MSIV took home the big prize.

Where in the world is ksucpm?

On the road for CME events? We are too! Stop by the KSUCPM alumni table at the events listed here to register for our events, get a replacement KSUCPM diploma, or just say "hi"!

KSUCPM Alumnus offers free clinic for last 17 years

Dr. Jim Ritchlin, Class of 1961, has resided in Columbus, OH and practiced podiatry for the last 54 years n Lancaster, Ohio. Today, he continues to work in his practice one day a week with his partner in practice for 18 years. His long time interest in giving back to the community has lead him to another passion- the free clinic. 

ksucpm alumnus and faculty member wins mentor of the year award

University Hospitals has created two annual Scholarly Mentor of the Year awards to recognize the outstanding teaching efforts of faculty who actively mentor students. These prestigious awards acknowledge the time, sacrifice and dedication that faculty mentors devote to fostering the career development and academic success of learners in the area of research and quality improvement. 

ksucpm boasts inaugural pre-matriculation program this summer

In July 2018, the OCPM Foundation sponsored the first KSUCPM pre-matriculation program to our incoming first year students. Twenty-three students participated, and the feedback showed that it was a great success.

DPM Mentors network

Are you interested in joining the DPM Mentors Network? The program, created by the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine allows DPMs and current DPM students the opportunity to answer questions from prospective pre-health students curious about careers in podiatric medicine. The Mentors Network provides a matching program that pairs students with specific career questions or specialization requests with DPMs who have similar skills and backgrounds. As a mentor, you'll be asked to share your knowledge and insights, open your practice to prospective students interested in shadowing and discuss opportunities within the podiatry field for those seeking guidance from practice physicians.