Doran earns doctorate from The Ohio State University
EAST PALESTINE - Melissa Doran of East Palestine completed her Ph.D. in Spanish from The Ohio State University during the spring 2014 semester.
Her areas of concentration included Spanish literature and contemporary Latin America literature as well as history.
Doran graduated from East Palestine High School in 2004 and earned her bachelor's degree from Wright State University in 2008 before completing her master's degree at The Ohio State University in 2010.
She is the daughter of Tim Doran of East Palestine and Libby Beight of East Liverpool. She resides in Dayton and is employed by Wright State University.
South Range MS student participating in MEDCAMP
BEAVER TOWNSHIP- Charlie Staffeld, an eighth grader at South Range Middle School, will participate the prestigious MEDCAMP held by the Northeast Ohio Medical University July 17 to 19. MEDCAMP is designed to engage students' interest in the fields of medicine and pharmacy with hands-on activities, clinical problem-solving and workshops.
Charlie was selected to attend the experience after submitting his application. He will be attending lectures and participating in anatomy, physical diagnosis, neurobiology and microbiology labs.
He will join physicians, graduate students and professors in performing experiments including taking blood pressure, reading EKGs and identifying bacteria under a microscope. At the end of the MEDCAMP, Charlie will be required to present his findings on a case study of a fictitious patient with a mysterious illness as if he was a real doctor.