Mayor Signs National Osteopathic Medicine Week Proclamation

Hattiesburg, Miss., April 18, 2013 - On Tuesday, April 16, (center) Mayor Johnny DuPree signed a proclamation during the city council meeting declaring April 14-20 to be National Osteopathic Medicine Week and urging all citizens and community organizations to support this observance by helping to educate residents about DOs and osteopathic medicine. Looking on as Mayor DuPree signed the proclamation was (left to right) Dr. James Turner, dean of the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM), and medical students Nicholas Swindle, Katy, Texas; Nandini Mehta, New York, NY; Evan Harsh, Fayetteville, Ark.; Alexis Cates, Mandeville, La.; Jamie Bishop, Prattville, Ala., and Jason Eversole, Fort Worth, Texas.