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ODowd Hall is home to OUWB.

OUWB addressing space concerns that impact accreditation

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor April 13, 2022

On March 21, 2022, The Oakland Post released a story regarding the Oakland University William Beaumont (OUWB) School of Medicine’s accreditation issues. The Post met with Steve Collard — vice dean...

Oakland University may purchase the Baker College Auburn Hills Campus.

OU may purchase Baker College of Auburn Hills for $8.15 million

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor March 23, 2022

Because the Oakland University William Beaumont (OUWB) School of Medicine is at risk of losing accreditation due to lack of classroom space, OU is looking to acquire Baker College of Auburn Hills to reduce...

OUWB is now at risk of losing accreditation due to a lack of space for students in the medical school.

OUWB’s accreditation at risk due to lack of space for students

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor March 21, 2022

The OU William Beaumont (OUWB) School of Medicine is now at risk of losing accreditation due to a lack of educational space for students.  OUWB's spacing issues were revealed and discussed by campus...

OUWB recently conducted fundraising projects to provide products and support to communities in Haiti and Pakistan.

OUWB student organizations’ fundraising projects garner support for Haiti and Pakistan

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter March 16, 2022

Two student organizations at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine recently conducted fundraising projects to provide essential products and support the communities in Haiti and Pakistan. Marisa...

Street Medicine Oakland looks to bridge the gap between the homeless community and healthcare providers.

OUWB’s Street Medicine Oakland supports Pontiac community through winter clothing drive

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter March 16, 2022

Thanks to the leadership of Street Medicine Oakland (SMO) at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB), this winter season in Pontiac is looking warmer than before. Pontiac is...

There is now a new simulation fellowship program for fourth year residents.

OU professors form surgical simulation fellowship with Beaumont

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter March 9, 2022

Professors from the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) have partnered with Beaumont Health to provide a new simulation fellowship program for resident students in their fourth...

The Student National Medical Association of OUWB highlighted Black-owned businesses last month for Black History Month.

OUWB students highlighted Black-owned businesses for Black History Month

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter March 9, 2022

The month of February marks Black History Month. In an effort to celebrate Black History Month, the OUWB chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) highlighted some of the local Black-owned...

OUWB students at a White Coat Ceremony in summer 2021.

OUWB students received the largest amount of donor-supported scholarships to date

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter February 16, 2022

Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) recently awarded a total of $250,000 – the highest amount of donor-funded scholarships in OUWB’s history – to selected 25 students. The...

Judith Venuti, Ph.D, worked ten years with OUWB.

Retired OUWB professor named first professor emeritus

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter February 9, 2022

Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) proudly announced its first professor emeritus: Judith Venuti, Ph.D. The title of emeritus is appointed for professors who have rendered...

Dr. Pierre Morris is the new associate dean of Undergraduate Clinical Education at OUWB.

OUWB welcomes new associate dean of Undergraduate Clinical Education

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor February 2, 2022

Now that new associate dean for Undergraduate Clinical Education Pierre Morris, M.D., has passed the acquisition of knowledge phase, he is ready to bring change to Oakland University William Beaumont School...

A snowy exterior shot of ODowd Hall, home to OUWB.

OUWB students’ organization nominated for Billion Acts of Peace award

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter December 8, 2021

In Michigan, 1 in 8 people is faced with hunger, totaling out to almost 1,300,000 Michigan residents — including children. The Detroit Food Policy Council reports that roughly 48% of households in Detroit...

Dr. Akshata Naik joined OUWB in September of 2021 as an assistant professor in the Department of Foundational Medical Studies.

People of OU: OUWB welcomes Dr. Akshata Naik

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor December 8, 2021

Akshata Naik, Ph.D., was welcomed to Oakland University’s William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) in September 2021. After earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Mumbai...

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