March 13, 2012 - Danielle Harrell of Maynardville, Tenn., has been named a Student D.O. for the month of March at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) in Harrogate, Tenn. Harrell 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 is designed to recognize 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.

Harrell received her undergraduate degree with honors in microbiology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. At LMU-DCOM Harrell is treasurer-elect of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians-Student Chapter and president-elect of the International Medicine Society. She is also active in the Student Osteopathic Medical Association and the Student American Academy of Osteopathy. Harrell is married to fellow LMU-DCOM student Brendan Williams and is the daughter of Danny E. Harrell and Connie E. Harrell.

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: Danielle Harrell.

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