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Medical Field

Jennifer Quarterman – Student Highlight

When asked what is the most important factor for you when choosing a college? Jennifer Quarterman, a medical assisting student at East Ohio College, said she chose this school because of the convenient schedule that allowed her to be in school while her two children were also in school. This is exactly what she got … Read more

Kayla Kendrick – Student Highlight

Kayla Kendrick is in her final module as a Medical Assisting student at East Ohio College. In just a few short weeks she will sit for her Certified Clinical Medical Assistant certification exam to become a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant* and begin her career in the exciting medical field. The past 18 months have included … Read more

Lyric Fielder – Student Highlight

Lyric Fielder chose to attend the East Ohio College because “It felt like the right time to return.” Before attending East Ohio, Lyric had twice considered furthering her education. The first time, she was hesitant when confronted with the high cost of tuition and the resulting student debt. The second time coincided with the Covid … Read more

Thresea Gilchrist – Graduate Highlight

Before attending East Ohio, I had no prior college experience. I was a happy wife to a very wonderful man of 42 years and counting. We have 3 children and 6 beautiful grandchildren. At the time, I was recently laid off from my job as a Customer Resource Coordinator/ Medical Records Specialist and realized it was … Read more

Hayley Sowinski – Student Highlight

Meet one of East Ohio College’s medical assisting students, Hayley Sowinski! Hayley previously attended the Community College of Beaver County with hopes of becoming a radiology technician. She quickly found that this was not the path for her. “Although that was a bit of a rough patch, everything works out for a reason, and I … Read more

WMC Physician Practices – Externship Highlight

East Ohio College’s medical and nursing programs are proud of their new affiliation with Weirton Medical Center’s Physician Practices. WMC Physician Practices has been serving the Ohio Valley area since 1954 by providing outstanding healthcare. WMC provides a variety of services including but not limited to: OBGYN, Primary Care, Breast Care, Pediatrics and Adolescence Care, … Read more

Kayla Habbit – Student Highlight

Medical Assisting student, Kayla Habbit, was a new high school graduate when she chose East Ohio College. During high school, Kayla attended the Jefferson County Joint Vocational Center, where she studied Early Childhood Education.  After graduation, she decided that she wanted to pursue something in the medical field. Kayla decided to look at East Ohio … Read more

Santana Garcia – Student Highlight

Santana Garcia, a medical assisting student at East Ohio, can be found running all around campus. If she isn’t in class or working on her school work in the media center, she can be found helping out the staff around campus during her hours as a work-study. When asked what she was doing before she … Read more

Katelyn McFarland – Faculty Highlight

All of us at East Ohio would like to take a moment to showcase the newest member of our family, Ms. Katelyn McFarland! Ms. McFarland is an East Ohio graduate of our Medical Assisting program and decided that, when she was presented with the opportunity, she wanted to come back to teach! “I was challenged … Read more