LU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine Students Arriving Today

Liberty University logoLiberty’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, may be the 30th college of osteopathic medicine in the country, but it is only the fifth faith-based institution. The administration is geared up for arriving students while anticipating a future of healing right here locally. The first of the 162 students enrolled in the 4 year program are expected on campus today ( Wed). The Dean of the Medical School, Dr. Ronnie Martin spoke with the Jack Murphy show on Tuesday and explained how there could soon be a new option for health care in the Lynchburg region. The Virginia Tobacco Commission approved a $12 million grant for the school; It received provisional accreditation in August of 2013. Liberty University will become a candidate for full accreditation in 2018, just before this first class is expected to graduate