Liberty osteopathic medicine student continues family tradition as fourth-generation medical professional

Chris Breedlove, LUCOM Marketing Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) hosted its annual White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 21. It was on this day when osteopathic medicine student Brenner Johnson, Class of 2025, introduced himself as a fourth-generation member of his family to continue in medicine. Standing proud on stage alongside a few […]

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Liberty University hosts eighth White Coat Ceremony recognizing the Class of 2025

Chris Breedlove, LUCOM Marketing On Saturday, Aug. 21, in a nearly full concert hall inside Liberty University’s Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) recognized its eighth class of osteopathic medicine students, the Class of 2025, during its annual White Coat Ceremony. Unlike last year due to COVID-19 […]

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Liberty welcomes eighth class of osteopathic medicine students, Class of 2025

Chris Breedlove, LUCOM Marketing Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) welcomed its eighth class of osteopathic medicine students on Tuesday, July 27. Each year, the new incoming class participates in a week-long orientation to get to know the faculty and staff of LUCOM, understand what is expected of them both academically and professionally, get […]

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Joseph R. Johnson, DO, appointed dean of LUCOM Dean

The Liberty University Office of the Provost has announced the appointment of Joseph R. Johnson, DO, FACOOG (Dist.) to the position of dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM), effective July 1. Johnson has been serving as interim dean since December 2020. “Prior to Dr. Johnson’s arrival, Liberty’s leadership set a goal to take LUCOM […]

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LUCOM graduates Class of 2021 with outdoor ceremony, honors fourth class of osteopathic physicians

Chris Breedlove, LUCOM Marketing On a beautiful spring evening, Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) hosted an outdoor graduation ceremony to officially recognize its fourth class of osteopathic physicians — the Class of 2021. Shortly after the New Year, Liberty University announced that in-person graduation ceremonies whether indoor or outdoor would not occur based […]

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Liberty osteopathic medical students celebrate highly successful 98% match rate for residency placements

Chris Breedlove, LUCOM Marketing This time last year, medical education was completely changed by COVID-19. Virtual learning quickly became the new normal and symbolic milestones annually held in person were occurring on computer screens. On March 19, and like last year, Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) fourth-year osteopathic medical students virtually celebrated the long-awaited news […]

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Liberty healthcare students continue serving on front lines of pandemic, begin receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Liberty University Office of Communications & Public Engagement Liberty University’s School of Nursing students and medical students from the College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) have continued to work as front-line healthcare workers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and, in doing so, are at a higher risk of exposure to the virus. As such, the leadership […]

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LUCOM Assistant Dean, Dr. Carl Hoegerl, completes Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship

Christopher Breedlove, LUCOM Marketing Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) congratulates Carl R. Hoegerl, DO, MSc, MSIT, FACP, for his recent graduation of the Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship (OHPF) last month. Per a provided press release from the OHPF, Dr. Hoegerl joins more than 260 osteopathic physicians and other health care professionals that have […]

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Joseph Johnson, DO, appointed interim dean of LUCOM

The Liberty University Office of the Provost has announced the appointment of Joseph R. Johnson, DO, FACOOG (Dist) to interim dean of Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM). Dr. Johnson comes to Liberty after 26 years in the medical field, most recently as an administrator at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, […]

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LUCOM Student-Doctors Receive First Place in VAFP Oral Presentation Category

Chris Breedlove | LUCOM Marketing Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) congratulates King Ampofo, VicLouis Arreola, and Aubrey Jackson, second-year osteopathic medical students, for their Virginia Academy of Family Physicians (VAFP) recognition on Saturday, Nov. 7. Together, they earned first place in the oral presentation category during VAFP’s first-virtual Scholarly Symposium. Their research project […]

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