Training the Next Generation of Osteopathic Physicians and Health Care Providers
Michael Spadafora, PT, DScPT, CMPT, has joined the faculty of the Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program effective Jan. 4, 2021. Spadafora will serve as the assistant professor of Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy for the new program set to welcome its first class in May 2021 at LMU-Knoxville.
On January 6, 2021, 10 fourth-year students from Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) matched into military residency programs and found out where they will be serving their country as physicians. The breakdown of the residency matches includes four Army, four Navy, and two Airforce.
LMU President Clayton Hess has announced that LMU will open campus as scheduled to start the Spring 2021 semester. However, with surging COVID cases across the country, all classes -- didactic and laboratory -- will begin in an online format for the first two weeks.