August 15, 2011 - Zachary Tomlinson of Palatka, Fla., has been named the Student D.O. for the month of August at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) in Harrogate, Tenn. Tomlinson is a first-year osteopathic medical student at LMU-DCOM.

The Student D.O. of the Month is a program of the LMU-DCOM Student Government Association (SGA) and recognizes an outstanding first- and second-year student each month. Among the criteria examined for the honor are involvement in LMU-DCOM, leadership skills, community service, class attendance, initiative, attitude and professionalism. Nominations are made to the SGA and voted on by the officers.

Tomlinson received his Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of North Florida (UNF). At UNF he was active in intramural sports and received Dean’s List awards. As a college student Tomlinson was a recipient of a Take Stock in Children scholarship and a Florida Bright Futures scholarship. He is the son of Roger and Bonita Tomlinson.

The DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine is located on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. LMU-DCOM is an integral part of LMU’s values-based learning community, and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of osteopathic physicians to provide health care in the often underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. For more information about LMU-DCOM, call 1-800-325-0900, ext. 7082, email, or visit us online at

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Caption: Zachary Tomlinson.

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