April 9, 2010 - Harrogate, Tennessee, April 9, 2010 – Douglas Schiller of Greenville, N.C., has been named the Student D.O. for the month of March at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM). Schiller is a second-year osteopathic medical student at LMU-DCOM, and is the first student to receive the Student D.O. of the Month honor.

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- or second-year student. 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.

Schiller is the president of the LMU-DCOM Emergency Medicine Club and a member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association, the Student Osteopathic Medical Association, and Sigma Sigma Phi National Osteopathic Honor Society. He has served as an instructor for Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support courses. Schiller plays intramural sports and is a member of the LMU-DCOM basketball team. Schiller received his undergraduate degree from East Carolina University. His wife, Allison, is also a second-year osteopathic medical student at LMU-DCOM.

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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Caption: Douglas Schiller.

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