The new Campbell University Medical School, which is due to be opened in 2013, has already had over 700 applications and received $4 million in donations. The new School of Osteopathic Medicine will focus on traditional medical treatments as well as general wellness and disease prevention.
Campbell University’s medical school will be the first of its kind to open in the state of North Carolina. It will occupy about 96,500 square feet and house a mixture of offices, study rooms, laboratories, classrooms and a library. About 150 students will be enrolled in the first classes, but eventually the center will have 600 students. The entire construction project will cost $60 million and is expected to be opened next August. [Read more...]