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LMU-DCOM STUDENT AWARDED SCHOLARSHIP FOR POLITICAL INVOLVEMENT



July 29, 2009 - Harrogate, Tennessee, July 29, 2009 – Owen Vincent, a third-year osteopathic medical student at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM), was recently awarded the 2009 Most Politically Active Student Scholarship from the American Osteopathic Information Association–Osteopathic Political Action Committee (AOIA-OPAC).

Vincent is a member of the AOIA as well as OPAC’s Student Chairman’s Club. In the spring he was inducted into Omega Beta Iota, the national osteopathic political action honor society, and attended the annual D.O. Day on the Hill event in Washington, D.C., in 2008 and 2009. Vincent is the past treasurer of the LMU-DCOM Student Government Association. He is originally from Minneapolis, Minn., and received his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vincent is currently doing clinical rotations at Sweetwater Hospital Association in Sweetwater, Tenn.

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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