Spring 2021 Footsteps

Dean's Desk

An  update from Dean Allan Boike, DPM


" 'I am going to revoke my privileges if things don't change if I am not treated as my own person, and as a podiatric physician. I am not just Dr. Frey's wife.' This is what I said to the then-president and physician liaison of my hospital." This is just the first passage from Megan's chapter in the . It was her experiences with facing gender bias and an autoimmune disease of her own that drove her to co-author the 3rd edition of The Chronicles of Women in White Coats book series.

Remembering CPM Alumni 

CPM sends their condolences to the friends, family, and classmates of its alumni that have recently passed. Please see full obituary links for information on where to make donations in their honor.

The Podiatry foundation & northeast ohio academy of podiatric medicine award $6,000 to cpm students

This Spring, the Northeast Ohio Academy of Podiatric Medicine (NEOAPM) announced a new scholarship specifically designed to recognize outstanding students who have a connection to Ohio.

Vincent J. Hetherington, DPM, Appointed as Emeritus professor

Effective January 2021, Hetherington has assumed a new title that will allow CPM to benefit from his continuing identification with the College he has served so long and so well: Emeritus Faculty.

Professor & Division Head of Preclinical Sciences and Director of Research, Jill Kawalec, Ph.D. Receives Gold Teaching Recognition Award

The purpose of the teaching development award program is to recognize and reward faculty effort in enhancing teaching and learning in their courses.

Bringing new energy to cpm

At 9:35AM on March 1, 2021,  Director of Operations, Dan Ridgway, flipped a switch to energize a new future of sustainable power at CPM! The brand new project with The Brewer-Garrett Company consisting of a 315.2 kilowatt-DC solar PV array with 788 solar panels on the southwest side of campus is now live! 

CPM partners with HoloAnatomy software suite

CPM has further expanded its cutting-edge, advanced technologies by partnering with Case Western Reserve University's HoloAnatomy Team as they implement HoloAnatomy mixed reality software into their modern educational environment. 

CPM Adjunct professor & Director of wound care receives silver award for innovations in technology driven research

CPM would like to congratulate Windy Cole, DPM, CWSP, on her recent receipt of a Silver Award for Innovations in Technology Driven Research!

CPM Grad among first to graduate Harvard medical school training program

CPM alumni are out there making history! Daniel Logan, DPM, FACFAS, Class of 2002 recently graduated from the Harvard Medical School Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program, and just may be the first DPM to do so!

CPM Lab updates for covid-19 and beyond!

Through a collaborative effort between the Division of Preclinical Sciences and the College's IT department, CPM received more than $500,000 from the CARES Act to improve and enhance the technology in preclinical instructional spaces.