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NEOMED opens new graduate facility and housing complex
A new graduate and research center, an apartment complex, and an upcoming fitness and rehab facility are part of massive expansion at 40 year-old med school
by WKSU's JEFF ST. CLAIR
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NEOMED president Jay Gershen and Lt. Gov Mary Taylor pose with the med school's mascot 'Nate, the walking whale' at Monday's official ribbon cutting ceremony.
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The Northeast Ohio Medical University has completed an $82 million dollar expansion.  Two new buildings opened Monday on NEOMED’s Rootstown campus. 

The ‘village’ provides on-campus housing for the first time.  And the school’s graduate and research program is now housed in a new 80,000 square foot facility.

NEOMED president Jay Gershen says the expansion makes room for new ventures.

 

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“This space will allow 10 start-up companies to utilize NEOMED facilities and the expertise of NEOMED faculty to begin commercialization process for biomedical inventions.  This is a job creator and a testament to our commitment of private / public partnerships.” 

NEOMED will open a $70 million fitness and rehabilitation center next year in collaboration with Akron General Health System. 

The 40 year-old medical school last year added a STEM high school to its campus.

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