College of Podiatric Medicine

Kent State University students Nilin Rao (left) and Craig Verdin (right), and Exercise Science and Physiology Professor Ellen Glickman, Ph.D. (center), have invented an insole to help people with ulcerations on their feet. Kent State University students Nilin Rao, Ph.D., and Craig Verdin, and Exercise Science and Physiology Professor Ellen Glickman, Ph.D., are the co-founders of TheraPod Medical LLC, a wound-care company that is looking to transform the field of podiatric medicine. Rao, a fourth-year podiatric student who completed his master’s and doctorate...

Kent State University students Nilin Rao (left) and Craig Verdin (right), and Exercise Science and Physiology Professor Ellen Glickman, Ph.D. (center), have invented an insole to help people with ulcerations on their feet. Kent State University students Nilin Rao, Ph.D., and Craig Verdin, and Exercise Science and Physiology Professor Ellen Glickman, Ph.D., are the co-founders of TheraPod Medical LLC, a wound-care company that is looking to transform the field of podiatric medicine. Rao, a fourth-year podiatric student who completed his master’s and doctorate...

Kent State University students Nilin Rao (left) and Craig Verdin (right), and Exercise Science and Physiology Professor Ellen Glickman, Ph.D. (center), have invented an insole to help people with ulcerations on their feet. Product also can help athletes recover from blisters and calluses that can impede their performance Kent State University students Nilin Rao, Ph.D., and Craig Verdin, and Exercise Science and Physiology Professor Ellen Glickman, Ph.D., are the co-founders of TheraPod Medical LLC, a wound-care company that is looking to transform the field of...

Dr. Lawrence Osher (far left), professor of podiatric medicine, reviews X-rays with some first-year students in the Amerigel Radiology Lab on the Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine campus. Scholar of the Month Lawrence Osher Professor College of Podiatric Medicine 1982-present An accomplished doctor and academic, a highly regarded colleague and educator, the June 2016 Scholar of the Month is Dr. Lawrence Osher of Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine, a decision made unanimously among the college’s leadership. ...

Dr. Lawrence Osher (far left), professor of podiatric medicine, reviews X-rays with some first-year students in the Amerigel Radiology Lab on the Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine campus. Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine will celebrate its centennial anniversary in 2016. Located in Independence, Ohio, it 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. Since it was founded in 1916, the...

Dr. Lawrence Osher (far left), professor of podiatric medicine, reviews X-rays with some first-year students in the Amerigel Radiology Lab on the Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine campus. To enable Kent State University to continue its multifaceted efforts to provide students with a high-caliber educational experience, the Kent State Board of Trustees today (May 28, 2014) increased tuition by 2 percent for undergraduate and graduate students on the university’s eight campuses. The increase, which is in keeping with a...

Scholar of the Month Jill Kawalec Associate Professor and Division Head of the Department of Research  College of Podiatric Medicine 1996-present Jill Kawalec is associate professor and division head of the Department of Research in the College of Podiatric Medicine. She provides the administrative oversight for all of the research performed...