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Bill Beekman, vice-president and director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Michigan State University welcomes the dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at MSU, Dr. Andy Amalfitano, to MSU Today.

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Today (Feb. 4), the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine presents the first of three speakers as part of the 2021 Dr. William G. Anderson Lecture Series, “Slavery To Freedom.”  

WKAR’s Kevin Lavery talks with Dr. Marita Gilbert, the associate dean of diversity and campus inclusion at the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

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COVID-19 restrictions under Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s executive orders are being eased. Even though the stay home directive remains in place until May 15th, activities like golf and boating are being allowed.

WKAR’s Scott Pohl talks with infectious disease specialist Dr. Peter Gulick about Michigan’s approach, which is slower than that of some other states.

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As Michigan works swiftly to expand its healthcare workforce to combat the exponentially rising number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in the state, Michigan State University is making available hundreds of healthcare students, who successfully completed their program requirements, to Michigan healthcare systems earlier than usual. 

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Dr. Peter Gulick is an infectious disease specialist with the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. Like many experts, he’s monitoring developments regarding the spread of the novel Coronavirus and the treatment of those who have been diagnosed with COVID-19. WKAR’s Scott Pohl talks with Dr. Gulick about progress he sees in testing, and some promising treatments.

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UPDATED at 12:30 p.m.: A judge has ordered a former Michigan State University dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar to serve up to a year in jail.

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A Michigan State University physiology professor who was suspended after more than half a dozen women accused him of sexual harassment has returned to work at the school that has been beset by allegations of sexual misconduct in recent years.

Laura Probyn

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Washington Post Columnist, and MSNBC contributor Eugene Robinson visited MSU on February 21 to talk about the interconnections between politics and culture as part as the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicines 2019 Dr. William G. Anderson lecture series, Slavery to Freedom.

Laura Probyn

Dr. Andrea Amalfitano is the dean of Michigan State University’s prestigious College of Osteopathic Medicine.

“It's humbling and also thrilling at the same time to know that the faculty and staff of the college have enough confidence in me to proceed forward as the permanent dean,” says Amalfitano. “The other faculty and staff at the university and other deans have been tremendously supportive. Our alumni, our external partners, the Michigan Osteopathic Association, and a number of groups outside of the college all came together. I feel like I have the support of thousands as we go forward to produce the best physicians in the country.”

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Detroit Street Care is an outreach activity where Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine students provide medical assistance to the homeless. Through the program, medical students at the college’s Detroit Medical Center site, offer clinical care to the city's homeless population with supervision from physicians Richard Bryce and Mary Jo Voelpel.