Jeffrey Chesnut

Contact Information DCOM Phone: 423.869.7438
Office Location: DCOM 132
Email: [email protected]

After a stint as an Air Force squadron flight surgeon at Cannon AFB, NM, Dr. Jeffrey Chesnut performed residencies in diagnostic radiology and in nuclear medicine. After another three-year stint as an Air Force radiologist and chief of the Department of Radiology at Langley AFB in Virginia, he joined a large radiology practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he spent 15 years. In 2015, he left private practice to teach at the Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies. After three years there, he joined the faculty at LMU-DCOM where he teaches a variety of clinical, didactic, and basic science courses.


  • BS Biology, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK
  • DO Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO
  • Rotating Internship, Osteopathic Hospital of Maine, Portland, ME
  • Diagnostic Radiology Residency, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME
  • Nuclear Medicine Residency, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Licensure and Certification

  • American Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners certified
  • American Board of Radiology certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Radiology
  • American Board of Nuclear Medicine certified in Nuclear Medicine


Honors and Awards

  • Clinical Faculty of the Year OMS 2 – 2018-2019; LMU-DCOM
  • Teacher of the Year – 2001; Diagnostic Radiology; Michigan State University – Grand Rapids Area Medical Education Consortium

Research Interests

  • Medical Imaging
  • Medical School Assessment
  • Medical Education Theory and Practice
  • Medicine and the Humanities
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