The Department of Biomedical Sciences is committed to training osteopathic physicians for a lifetime of medical practice and learning based on established scientific principles and critical thinking.
The Department will provide a firm educational foundation of basic biomedical science knowledge as part of the College of Osteopathic Medicine mission of the continuum of learning. This Department has been established as an organization of faculty who teach in several basic science disciplines, including biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, pathology, pharmacology, physiology, neuroscience and histology.
The Department shall promote the general welfare of the members and provide for communication among the members and between the members and the Chair.
The Department will provide a forum for discussions and proposals pertaining to education, research and other scholarly activities, faculty development, and issues of importance to the group and to the College of Osteopathic Medicine in general.
Dr. Martin Gerdes
Professor and Chair of Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee
Vice President for Health Sciences and Medical Affairs