Jessica Chandler and Lawson Hunley.


May 27, 2008 - Harrogate, Tennessee, May 27, 2008 – Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) awarded its Students of the Year and Faculty Members of the Year awards at its recent Gala in Knoxville, Tenn.

The Student of the Year Awards went to Jessica Chandler of Laurel, Miss., and Lawson Hunley of Louisville and Mammoth Cave, Ky. Chandler received her undergraduate degree in neuroscience from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. Hunley received his undergraduate degree in pre-medical sciences from the University of Louisville. Chandler and Hunley were selected for the honor by their peers in the Class of 2011.

LMU-DCOM faculty members Dr. Jonathan Leo and Dr. Howard S. Teitelbaum were named Professors of the Year by the LMU-DCOM inaugural class. Leo, an associate professor of neuroanatomy, was named the Basic Medical Science Professor of the Year. Leo also serves as assistant dean of students. Teitelbaum, a professor of internal medicine and public health, was named the Clinical Science Professor of the Year. Teitelbaum also serves as associate dean for research, grants and sponsored programs.

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 healthcare in the often underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. For more information about LMU-DCOM, call 1-800-325-0900, ext. 7082, e-mail, or visit us online at

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