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Caduceus Newsletter: Spring 2015.14, Week of April 27  

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Dr. Stan Eisen, Director
Preprofessional Health Programs
Christian Brothers University

650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN  38104

Home page:
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Conventional wisdom states that marijuana is the gateway drug.  Recent findings suggest that, in fact, it just may be chocolate, white chocolate in the example shown below:

 

 

 

For more information, please go to Marginalia I.

 

Table of Contents:

1.  The campuses of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (Erie, PA; Greensburg, PA; Bradenton, FL) will be hosting an Open House on Friday, June 19. 
2.  Osteopathic Medicine Match Timeline:  A total of 99.45% placed in 2014.  
3.  School for Field Studies e-newsletter, April 23, 2015:  Data-hungry students begin Directed Research.  
4.  From the Commercial Appeal:  Exercise alone won't fix obesity, doctors say
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5.  Marginalia I:  Peace…Love…Chocolate. 
6.  Marginalia II. Interesting responses in the survey forms for the Dinstuhl’s Gourmet Chocolate Tasting Session. 

 

1.  The campuses of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (Erie, PA; Greensburg, PA; Bradenton, FL) will be hosting an Open House on Friday, June 19. 

Ladies and Gentlemen:

 

You and your students interested in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, and dental medicine are cordially invited to attend an Open House at one of the three locations of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM):  Erie, Pennsylvania; Greensburg, Pennsylvania; and Bradenton, Florida.  The event will take place on Friday, June 19, in Bradenton, FL, Erie, PA, and Greensburg, PA.

 

At this event you will have the opportunity to learn more about LECOM and all that it has to offer.  In addition to demonstrations and tours, there will be plenty of time to speak directly with our students, faculty, and staff.  Families and friends are welcome.  We ask that you RSVP as instructed through the link below:

http://lecom.edu/news.php/LECOM-Prospective-Student-Open-Houses/49/2207/606/8117

 

If you have any questions or cannot attend the event but would still like information regarding LECOM, please contact me or visit our website at www.lecom.edu.  For additional information, you may also search for LECOM in the Apple App Store on your iPhone or iPad or download the LECOM app through Google plan on your Android smartphone or tablet.

 

We appreciate the work that you do on behalf of your students.

 

Sincerely,

 

Debbie A. Bisbee
Admissions Recruiter
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)
1858 W. Grandview Blvd.
Erie, PA  16509
Phone:  814-860-5172
Fax:  814-866-8123
E-mail:  dbisbee@lecom.edu

Experience LECOM on the web ~~ www.lecom.edu
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2.  Osteopathic Medicine Match Timeline:  A total of 99.45% placed in 2014.  

 

3.  School for Field Studies e-newsletter, April 23, 2015:  Data-hungry students begin Directed Research.  

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Environmental Field Studies Abroad

April 23, 2015



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Studying Monks and Environmentalism in Cambodia
For a project on the Cambodian Buddhist Sangha, students are interviewing monks to learn about their perceptions of the environment and their role in environmental conservation and raising awareness. read MORE


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Birding Research in the Turks & Caicos Islands
Students in the Turks & Caicos Islands are conducting a multi-year Directed Research project that focuses on the native and migrating bird communities that appear seasonally around South Caicos. read MORE


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Looking for Zebras in Tanzania
Student Natasha Bartolotta (Cornell University) is studying zebra behavior in Tanzania's Manyara Ranch. "I have learned a lot about field research and what it means to be a scientist studying wildlife." read MORE

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A Research Legion in Peru
Tropical Ecology Professor Adrian Tejedor compares data-hungry SFS students to army ants, scouring the rainforest valley for knowledge. read MORE

 


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4.  From the Commercial Appeal:  Exercise alone won't fix obesity, doctors say. 

 

“You cannot outrun a bad diet,” the doctors wrote:

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/national/exercise-alone-wont-fix-obesity-doctors-say

 

5.  Marginalia I:  Peace…Love…Chocolate. 

On Monday, April 20, the students in Dr. Stan Eisen’s BIOL 103 class hosted a Chocolate Tasting Session, featuring Dinstuhl’s gourmet chocolates.  It is at THIS annual event that participants get to enjoy and appreciate:

1)      The sound of gourmet chocolate:

2)      The bouquet of gourmet chocolate;

3)      And, finally, the flavor of gourmet chocolate:

Ooh, yum!

Can I taste it now?

 

AND THE DATA FROM OUR SURVEY?

 

As a token of appreciation for allowing us to feature their gourmet chocolates:

 

6.  Marginalia II. Interesting responses in the survey forms for the Dinstuhl’s Gourmet Chocolate Tasting Session. 

As part of the Annual Dinstuhl’s Chocolate Tasting Session, I distribute a survey form to the participants to find out what their favorite flavor is.  Some respondents were QUITE emphatic as to what their favorite is:

In ONE case, however, the choice was difficult, indeed:

 

 

Dr. Stan Eisen, Director
Preprofessional Health Programs
Biology Department
Christian Brothers University

650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104
E-mail: seisen@cbu.edu
http://facstaff.cbu.edu/~seisen/ 
Caduceus Newsletter Archives: http://facstaff.cbu.edu/~seisen/Caduceus.html