Originally Posted by UVAallday
Now onto OCPM.........their basic science department is God-awful! Is is so bad! But this will all change when they switch to Kent! That's what they keep telling us at least. But that they will retain Dr. W.....! Who's ever herd of having a man with a PhD. in nursing teaching genetics/microbiology/immunology? Also the only professor who's on a first name basis, T.. that they have teaching Biochem, when he openly admits that he failed Biochem in grad school? Also they gave an English major not only answering questions is Anatomy, but also teaching lectures that students are graded on? Also having a Kent grad student lecturing and teaching lab when she openly admits to failing anatomy? Also having a Dentist who has lost his license to practice in Ohio teaching? I know that may seem like a joke, but it's not! Lets hope things change with "The Kent takeover!"
Your extremely ill informed. Dr. W got his PHD from Purdue in Microbiology...he knows his stuff extremely well. That dentist, who also teaches at Case Western Reserve Dental School, cannot practice dentistry anymore because he had a stroke... and therefore now has to teach b/c obviously his dexterity is no longer the same. Professor "T" is probably one of the best professors at OCPM and is the Head of the Science Dept at Case Western Reserve Dental. The majority of our lower anatomy classes have been taught by a Cleveland Clinic 3rd year resident which has been awesome and a few other practicing podiatrists. I agree that our basic sciences need some work...maybe your just a little bitter about the way this semester went[/QUOTE]
Extremely ill informed? I'm not really sure who you are, but I'm also not sure why you are defending OCPM and its faculty? You do know that as of two weeks ago OCPM itself was put on academic probation by the Podiatry Licensing Board! Their grievances, such as the fact that thirty students didn't pass part two of boards in 2010. Half, fifteen of those were from OCPM! Also there is a huge number of students who routinely fail part one of boards that come out of OCPM! As stated in my previous post, facts speak for themselves.
As to the rest of the statements about my post. The responses did not come as a surprise to me. Coming from a profession who's self image is perplexed by, I believe the clinic term is "little man syndrome!" But I'm sure that Hal Orenstein or someone on this post will have something to say about that!