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New Models Offer a Deeper Look at the Human Body at ACM


January 23, 2020

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Allegany College of Maryland Bedford Campus recently purchased eight anatomical models of human parts for use in instruction and for study, thanks to a grant from the Council of Alleghenies and the fundraising proceeds from the Bedford County Regional Education Foundation's Crafter's Dream Sale which was held in June. Pictured are (from left): Dr. Kathy Thompson, ACM associate professor of biological sciences; Samantha Davis, Foundations and Community Relations assistant for the Bedford County Campus of ACM; Dan Koontz, Bedford County Regional Education Foundation chair; Dina McGee, Community Foundation for the Alleghenies Bedford County Endowments director; Leah Pepple, ACM director of PA Advancement and Community Relations; Jeremy Laird, pre-physical therapy assistant student and tutor; and Kassidy Burket, nursing student and tutor.

When's the last time you asked someone to hand you a heart, an arm, or maybe part of a skull? At the Allegany College of Maryland Bedford County Campus, asking for body parts, specifically anatomical models of human body parts, will soon be par for the course.

Thanks to the generosity of a local family and the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, the Bedford County Regional Education Foundation (BCREF) recently purchased eight models designed for teaching purposes. The models – an arm and shoulder girdle, brain, female half pelvis, heart, male leg and pelvis, skull, torso, and the st...

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