Guest; Jason Penry, ASU vice chancellor, with speaker, Barbara Ross-Lee DO (doctor of osteopathy), founding dean of New York Institute of Technology (the new osteopathic medical school to soon open at ASU).
Yes, Dr. Ross-Lee is a former practicing family physician. The new “medical school” at ASU is expected to open in August of next year and is expected to graduate 115 new physicians each year.
The new medical school will be a four-year one and will have residency training.Dr. Ross-Lee said acceptance of the new medical school has been good and the university is currently working toward establishing residency training programs at several hospitals, including St. Bernards, NEA Baptist and Arkansas Methodist.
The new medical school will be housed in the historic landmark building Wilson Hall on the A-state campus. Wilson is currently undergoing renovations to accommodate the new school.
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University Heights Lions club's recent donation of $750 to the Arkansas
Lions Eye Bank and Laboratory at UAMS in Little Rock, which has grown since
its founding in 1986 into one of the best in the country.
In the photo, senior club member Jim Mashburn [left] is presenting the
donation to Dr. Tom Woods, representing the Eye Bank & Lab. Mashburn
recently received the club's first "Crystal Cornea" award from the eye bank,
in recognition of his work over many years in raising funds to help support
the work of the Arkansas Lions Eye Bank and Lab.
University Heights Lions club's recent donation of $1000 to the Miracle
League of Jonesboro. The Miracle League is a league for
special needs kids which is building a field and playground near the
Southside Softball Complex designed for children and adults with special
Club member Bill Levins [left] is presenting the donation to immediate Past
President Robert Bahn, here representing the Miracle League.
University Heights Lions club's recent donation of $2000 to the Lions Clubs
International Foundation (LCIF), the official charitable organization of
Lions Clubs International. (See more at: http://www.lcif.org/EN/about-us/index.php#sthash.aI39wrnK.dpuf ) LCIF helps
the 1.35 million Lions worldwide by providing grant funding for their local
and global humanitarian efforts, often in partnership with other
foundations, corporations and governments on the local, national and
international level. LCIF was named the #1 non-governmental organization
worldwide with which to partner, according to a 2007 Financial Times
Club member Bill Dickens [left] is presenting the donation to Rev. Ken
Stallings, here representing the LCIF.
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