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CLARK NAMED STUDENT D.O. OF THE MONTH



January 18, 2011 - Kathleen Clark of Greeneville, Tenn., has been named the Student D.O. for the month of January at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) in Harrogate, Tenn. Clark 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- 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.

Clark received her Bachelor of Science in chemistry at Berea College in Berea, Ky. Prior to entering medical school she worked in Breckenridge, Colo., as an EMT, a children’s ski instructor, a lifeguard and an American Red Cross instructor. Clark has participated in numerous medical missions, including trips to Peru and the Philippines, and is scheduled to travel to Haiti with the LMU-DCOM Christian Medical and Dental Association during Spring Break 2011. She is a member of LMU-DCOM’s SOMA chapter, the Wilderness Medicine Club and the Pediatrics Club, and serves on the Gala Committee and as a LMU-DCOM Ambassador. She is the daughter of Norm and Nancy Clark of Greeneville.

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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Caption: Kathleen Clark.

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