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Glenn McIntosh, Deirdre Pitts and Monica E. Emerson at the Exemplary Employee Award Recognition ceremony. Photo courtesy of OUWB

Associate Dean Dr. Deirdre Pitts receives diversity award

Ana Gjorgjevski, Features Reporter October 11, 2023

On Aug. 29, Oakland University held its 2023 Exemplary Employee Award Recognition ceremony wherein Dr. Deirdre Pitts, an associate dean for Faculty and Staff Affairs at the Oakland University William Beaumont...

Carpenter appointed interim dean for OUWB

Carpenter appointed interim dean for OUWB

Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor August 30, 2023

Following the retirement of Duane Mezwa, M.D., Christopher F. Carpenter, M.D., has been appointed Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB)’s Stephan Sharf Interim Dean and OUWB Chief...

Brittany Silverman (left) and Kaitlin Pataroque celebrate after learning where theyve matched.

OUWB celebrates 2023 Match Day

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2023

Every year, on the third Friday of March when the clock strikes noon, thousands of fourth-year medical students across the U.S. open envelopes in unison that contain their entire professional future —...

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was hosted at Mount Avon Cemetery, located near downtown Rochester, for the new OUWB Mausoleum and Receiving Vault donated in-kind by the city of Rochester with a redesign overseen by Pixley Funeral Homes.

New OUWB body donor program gets community support, gifted mausoleum

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2022

Medical education requires a partnership to come to fruition. Someone has to be willing to learn, someone has to be willing to teach and someone has to be willing to be learned on. Every component of this...

OUWB medical students’ effort to raise awareness about breast cancer

OUWB medical students’ effort to raise awareness about breast cancer

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter November 2, 2022

Oct. was breast cancer awareness month. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 290,560 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2022, along with an additional 51,400 cases of ductal...

A transformative opportunity: OUWB students and faculty reflect on Auschwitz study trip

A transformative opportunity: OUWB students and faculty reflect on Auschwitz study trip

Gabrielle Abdelmessih and Arianna Heyman September 21, 2022

This past June, 20 medical students from the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) spent a week in Poland as a part of the school’s Holocaust in Medicine program. The study...

Top, from left, Sheala Jafry, M.D., Lori Mausi, M.D., and Deidre Hurse, Ph.D. Bottom, from left, Rena Seltzer, Lori LaCivita, Ph.D., and Deirdre Pitts, Ph.D.

OUWB celebrates Women in Medicine Month through virtual events

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter September 14, 2022

The American Medical Association's (AMA) Women in Medicine Month is celebrated in September to acknowledge the growing number of women in the medical profession. Oakland University William Beaumont School...

Members of OUWBs Class of 2026 recite the Oath of Geneva during the schools 2022 white coat ceremony.

OUWB welcomes Class of 2026 with white coat ceremony

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief August 10, 2022

On Aug. 1, the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) welcomed the Class of 2026 to the beginning of their medical school journey with a white coat ceremony. The afternoon ceremony...

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...

OUWBs accreditation at risk due to lack of space for students

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...

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