December 5, 2013 - Paul Weaver of Bristol, Va., has been named a Student D.O. for the month of December at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) in Harrogate, Tenn. Weaver 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.

Weaver received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech and his MBA from King University. Prior to enrolling in medical school, Weaver worked for three years with the United States Postal Service and three years with Northrop Grumman in Lebanon, Va. At LMU-DCOM Weaver is a member of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Club and the Student Tactical and Operational Rescue Medicine club. Weaver is the son of Maggi Weaver and the late Bill Weaver.

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. 7108, email, or visit us online at

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