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SUMMER SCRUBS CAMP VISITS LMU-DCOM



July 29, 2008 - Harrogate, Tennessee, July 29, 2008 – High school students attending the Harlan County Summer Scrubs Camp spent the day at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) last Friday.

The Summer Scrubs Camp, sponsored by the Southeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center (SE AHEC) in conjunction with Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SEKCTC), introduces high school students to a variety of health careers. During the camp students toured the Harlan ARH Hospital, shadowed health care professionals at work and participated in a variety of hands-on activities.

At LMU-DCOM the Summer Scrubs camp attendees toured the LMU-DCOM building and had lunch with osteopathic medical students. The campers spent the afternoon in workshops with LMU-DCOM students and faculty doing a variety of activities, including learning anatomy, taking blood pressures, testing reflexes and finding pulses.

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

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