ATSU-KCOM celebrates 2014 commencementPosted: May 21, 2014
A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) celebrated a new class of osteopathic physicians on May 17, 2014. The class of 2014 is ATSU-KCOM’s 178th graduating class.
Tarah L. Castleberry, DO, MPH, ’98, was the keynote speaker for the 178th commencement. Dr. Castleberry currently serves in several capacities at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Aerospace Medicine Division, including assistant professor, family medicine/preventive medicine, & community health, aerospace medicine residency program director, and general preventive medicine residency program director. Dr. Castleberry also serves on the Kirksville Osteopathic Alumni Association Board of Directors. She received a doctor of science in osteopathy honorary degree at the ceremony.
Fred Tinning, PhD, KCOM president emeritus, received a doctor of osteopathic education honorary degree. The ceremony was held in Baldwin Hall on the Truman State University campus.
2014 class stats
- 154 graduates receiving a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree
- 56 Females
- 98 Males
- 10 Truman State University graduates
- 51 from Missouri
- 27 states represented
- Average age: 28
- 8 graduates receiving a master of biomedical sciences degree