November 12, 2013
WMTW8 TV News featured the UNE College of Osteopathic Medicine Veterans Day "Joining Forces" programming, which commemorated the national holiday on Nov. 11th with a series of sessions for first and second year medical students on post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury, the most diagnosed ailments of veterans returning from war. The program also discussed the interaction between the VA and primary care providers.
The story included interviews with Craig Gibson MSII, an Iraq War veteran and April Bergeron, MSII, who is a member of the U.S. Army, as well as Col. William Bograkos '85, D.O., a UNECOM alumnus, Vietnam War veteran, and faculty member, who led one of the sessions. View the video.
UNE also held a Veterans Day Discussion and Reception on the Biddeford Campus on Contemporary Challenges Facing the Veteran Community and a Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony on the Portland Campus. View a Facebook photo album of the day's events.