ARCANUM – Joshua Michael Brandon received the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)Degree fro the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) Erie on May 29 a the Erie Insurance Arena. Dr. Brandon is a graduate of B.A. Washington University in Saint Louis.
LECOM graduates go on residency training through the American Osteopathic Association or the National Resident Matching Program to pursue their medical specialties.
Osteopathic medicine emphasizes a whole-person approach to health care. The D.O. helps each individual achieve wellness by focusing on heath education, injury prevention and disease prevention.
D.O.s provide all of the benefits of modern medicine, including prescription drugs, surgery, and the use of technology to diagnose disease and evaluate injury. D. O.s offer the added benefit of hands-on diagnosis and treatment through a system of therapy known as Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (O.M.M.)
Dr. Brandon and his wife Jessica, Pharm D., will reside in Indianapolis, where he will continue his training in the Community Hospital East Family Medicine Residency Program.
Dr. Brandon is a 2007 graduate of Arcanum High School and is the son of Brian and Lora Brandon, Arcanum.