LECOM Bradenton faculty member, Thomas Quinn, DO, honored
LECOM Bradenton Faculty Member Honored For Promoting Osteopathic Profession; Quinn Reading Room Dedicated at A.T. Still University

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Bradenton faculty member Thomas Quinn, DO has conducted a lot of research and reading about osteopathic medical history. Now his name is part of that history. A.T. Still University and the Still National Osteopathic Museum unveiled the newly built “Quinn Reading Room”, named after Dr. Quinn, during Founder’s Day activities Oct. 15-16 in Kirksville, Mo.

Sissy and Thomas Quinn, DO, in the Quinn Reading Room at A.T. Still University in Kirksville, Mo.

Dr. Quinn and his wife, Sissy, attended the dedication while in Kirksville discussing the publication of his upcoming book, The Feminine Touch: History of Women in Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Quinn graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1966. In 1967, he was one of the first D.O.s to be commissioned as a medical officer in the United States Armed Forces (U.S. Navy).

During Dr. Quinn’s 24-year military career, he served as the commander of the 103rd Medical Battalion, the 28th Infantry Division Surgeon, and the State Surgeon of the Pennsylvania National Guard.

Throughout his medical career, he has promoted the osteopathic profession in many speeches and publications.

As a Clinical Associate Professor at LECOM Bradenton, Dr. Quinn teaches the College's Osteopathic History and Heritage course.

The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and LECOM School of Pharmacy offer innovative and affordable education in osteopathic medicine and pharmacy. From campuses in Erie, Pennsylvania, Greensburg, Pennsylvania and Bradenton, Florida, LECOM provides student-centered pathways to prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals. Prepare yourself for medicine as your life’s profession.

October 26, 2009
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