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Akron area residents earn medical degrees

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Three Akron area residents were among the 112 students who received doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) degrees from Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, at the College’s May 10 commencement exercises.

Dr. Heather Datsko of Akron, daughter of Scott Datsko of Uniontown, Ohio, and Melissa Datsko of Akron, earned a bachelor’s degree from University of Akron and is a graduate of Ellet High School.

Dr. Antonio Oliverio of Doylestown, son of Dr. Freeland and Mary Oliverio of Marshallville, Ohio, earned a bachelor’s degree from Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio and is a 2006 graduate of St. Vincent St. Mary High School. After graduation, Dr. Oliverio will begin a residency in emergency medicine.

Dr. Nicholas Mizenko of Granger Township in Medina County, son of Nicholas A. Mizenko and Jeanette Porubovich Mizenko, earned a bachelor’s degree from Westminster College in Pennsylvania and is a 2006 graduate of Highland High School in Medina. After graduation, Dr. Mizenko will begin a residency in internal medicine.

The 2014 graduating class was the 35th to graduate from the Heritage College, which was created by the Ohio Legislature in 1975, and is the only institution in the state accredited to educate osteopathic physicians.

The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is a leader in training dedicated primary care physicians who are prepared to address the most pervasive medical needs in the state and the nation. Approximately 50 percent of Heritage College alumni practice in primary care and nearly 60 percent practice in Ohio. CARE LEADS HERE.


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