May 21, 2012 - Aileen Guerrero of Cookeville, Tenn., has been named a Student D.O. for the month of May at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) in Harrogate, Tenn. Guerrero is a second-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.

Guerrero received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry and cellular and molecular biology from Tennessee Tech University. At Tennessee Tech she served as president of the Chem-Med Club and TTU Mortar Board. She also served as a teaching assistant for chemistry labs and was active with the Cookeville Leisure Services School of Dance. At LMU-DCOM she is a member of the Student Osteopathic Medical Association, the Pediatrics Club and the Student Tactical and Operational Rescue Medicine club. She is the daughter of Bernardino and Merle Guerrero.

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: Aileen Guerrero.

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