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ANNUAL GOLDEN SCALPEL GOLF TOURNAMENT RAISES MORE THAN $7,000 FOR LMU’S UPCOMING RAM CLINIC



May 17, 2012 - The Fifth Annual Golden Scalpel Golf Tournament was held April 14, 2012, at Woodlake Golf Club in Tazewell, Tenn. The Tournament is presented by the Student Osteopathic Surgical Association at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM).

The first place team consisted of golfers Mark Gustafson, Bruce Gustafson, Brian Alexis and Josh Carpenter. The second place team was golfers Mark Hartsfield, Miles Hartsfield, Darrel Hartsfield and Bradley Hartsfield. The third place team included golfers Andrew Elliott, Dan Hammer, Jared Pack and Craig Barnette.

This year’s tournament was sponsored by DeRoyal Industries. The tournament raised more than $7,000 to benefit the Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinic at LMU, scheduled for June 2-3, 2012. RAM provides a wide range of free basic health, dental and optical services to people across the country. The Knoxville-based organization also provides services outside the United States. Since its founding in 1985, RAM has provided services at over 600 health expeditions both in this country and overseas. On average, the group conducts one expedition per month in various communities throughout the Southeast.

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 dcom@lmunet.edu, or visit us online at www.lmunet.edu/dcom.

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