OMS-II Student Davis Melin Earns First Place in Mayo Clinic Wound Care Symposium

LUCOM Marketing Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) OMS-II student, Davis Melin, earned first place on his poster presentation at the 2024 Mayo Clinic Wound Care Symposium in early March. His poster, titled Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Wound Care: Physiology, Principles, and Application of Manual Lymphatic Techniques to Promote Wound Healing, won first place […]

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LUCOM Earns Perfect Match Rate at 2024 Match Day Celebration

Byline: LUCOM Marketing Alongside all medical schools nationally, Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) celebrated its fourth-year student-doctor class inside the Montview Ballroom on the campus of Liberty University on Friday, March 15, during the annual Match Day that saw LUCOM achieve a 100 percent match in 2024. It was the second time in […]

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LUCOM Hosts Fifth Annual Family Medicine Procedure Day

Byline: LUCOM Marketing Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) hosted its annual Family Medicine Procedure Day on Friday inside the Center for Medical and Health Sciences in Lynchburg, Va. It was the fifth straight time the event took place since LUCOM was founded. The event was created to showcase the many procedures that Family Medicine […]

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Description and Characterization of Three-Dimensional Human Mast Cell Progenitor Spheroids In Vitro

Rebecca Praetzel and Chris Kepley, PhD, FAAAAI recently had an article published in LUCOM’s CureusJournal of Medicine called “Description and Characterization of Three-Dimensional Human Mast Cell Progenitor Spheroids In Vitro.” Abstract Human mast cells (MC) are an essential component of the immune system as they uniquely store and release a wide range of soluble mediators […]

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President Costin speaks at LUCOM Convocation, urges medical students to represent Christ in their careers

Speaking to a room full of student-doctors at LUCOM on Wednesday during the medical school’s weekly Convocation, Liberty President Dondi Costin emphatically shared the importance of not delaying God’s purpose for their lives. Costin’s message marked the conclusion of LUCOM’s Convocation series titled “Waiting on God,” and he stated that his message to the student-doctors […]

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LUCOM Research Day features wide-ranging work conducted by medical students in the past year

Students and professors in the Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) gathered on Jan. 12th in the Center for Medical and Health Sciences to share their ongoing research endeavors through oral and poster presentations as part of LUCOM’s fifth annual Research Day. Joined by healthcare professionals from regional academic institutions and practice sites, the […]

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Liberty University Hosting Remedy East Conference

Are you ready to live missionally as a healthcare student, trainee, or professional? Join us for Remedy East 24- Healthcare on Mission! Missional living in healthcare has always involved swimming upstream, but it seems to be getting harder. Our culture, workplaces, and institutions are not as friendly to faith as they once were. Living on […]

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LUCOM professor invites students to join him in ‘fighting the good fight’ for grant-funded cancer research

Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) Professor of immunology Dr. Christopher L. Kepley was awarded a three-year, $500,000 R15 grant from the National Cancer Institute in September, and now he is looking for Liberty students of all levels to join him in researching a new approach  for targeting and killing cancer cells. Click HERE to […]

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Driving in the Write Direction with Students, Faculty, Residents and Alumni

It’s been nearly two years since LUCOM started its very own research E-journal.  It’s a partnership between LUCOM and the Cureus Journal of Medicine. Yes, your read it correctly.  Spelled Cureus and pronounced “kyur·ee·uhs” or simply “curious”. When Dr. Johnson, Dean of LUCOM, first arrived on campus in 2020, one of his priorities was to […]

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Allison Smith Elected as AAFP National Conference Student Chair

Fourth-year student Allison Smith was recently elected as the student chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students. She was elected based on an application and letter of recommendation. The mission of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is to improve the health of patients, […]

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