About Dr. Helga George

Dr. George has spent several years writing about higher education, healthcare and psychology. She transitioned to a career in writing after fulfilling her lifelong dream of performing research on plant defense chemicals. She earned a BS in Agriculture from Cornell University, an MS in Plant Pathology from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, and a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Cornell University. Helga also conducted postdoctoral research at the University of California Santa Barbara where she obtained a USDA grant to fund her research.

Forty Years Later, Medical Assistant Class Reunites

Ten women from the 1976 graduating class of Licking County Junior Vocational School gathered recently for a tour of the updated education center. The women were part of the first graduating class to receive a medical assistant certificate at the …

Medical Assistants Help With App-Based House Calls

In today’s busy world, it seems like there as an app for everything. Working professionals, busy parents, and seniors are turning to apps that bring doctors and medical assistants to their homes. In the 1930s, about 40% of patient visits …

Ohio Now Allows Supervised Medical Assistants to Administer Drugs

Ohio just streamlined the procedures for administering drugs to patients and will allow nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants to delegate medication administration in outpatient settings to unlicensed allied health professionals such as medical assistants. Senate Bill 110 was just passed …