Wieting Elected to the Board of Directors of the Federation of State Medical Boards

J.Michael Wieting

The Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) is proud to announce that Dr. J.Michael Wieting, senior associate dean, professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation and professor of osteopathic manipulative medicine, was recently elected to serve on the board of directors of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB).

FSMB is an organization that represents and serves as the voice for the seventy-one-state medical and osteopathic licensing boards of the United States and its territories. Its mission is to continually improve the quality, safety and integrity of health care and regulatory practices for the people of the USA and its territories through development and promotion of high standards for physician licensure and practice.

“I am honored to have been elected by my peers in medical regulation to the FSMB Board of Directors, which is responsible for governing and conducting the business of the Federation,” he said. “In this role I will be part of the leadership provided in the development and implementation of the Federation’s strategic goals and action plans.”

In addition to his newly elected role at the FSMB, Wieting also serves on the Tennessee Board of Osteopathic Examination, which licenses osteopathic physicians in Tennessee.

The DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine is located on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee, and at LMU-Knoxville in Knoxville, 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 health care in the often-underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. For more information about LMU-DCOM, call 1.800.325.0900, ext. 7082, email dcom@LMUnt.edu, or visit us online at http://med.LMUnet.edu.     

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