Dr. Pence Named WVSOM Vice President & Dean

The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine has appointed Lorenzo L. Pence, DO, FACOFP, to Vice President and Dean, effective June 1, 2011. Dr. Pence has been serving as interim Vice President and Dean since August 2010. He is a WVSOM alumnus and has served as the Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education since 2003.

Congratulations, Dr. Pence!

WCU-COM Names New Dean

William Carey University has named Darrell E. Lovins, DO, MPH, FACOFP, Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Lovins received his medical degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and his Master of Public Health from the University of Washington, Seattle. Dr. Lovins retired from the U.S. Navy in 2005 after 26 years of service. He previously was a faculty member at the Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine, and is the Vice Chair for the American Osteopathic Association’s Council on Postdoctoral Training.

Congratulations, Dr. Lovins!

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