William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCU-COM) announces the class officers and the COM StudentGovernment Association (SGA) officers for the 2010-2011 school year. Seth Ladd of Soso is class president; Richard Calderone of Slidell, La., is class vice president; Jessie McCallister of Irving, Texas, is class treasurer; Ryan Taylor of Orlando is class secretary; and Akhila Rajaram of Albany, Ore., is class liaison.
Jason DeFatta of Hattiesburg is SGA president; Brett Hyatt of Soso is SGA first vice president; Vish Patel of Cullman, Ala., is SGA treasurer; Natasha Batra of Martinez, Ga., is SGA secretary; and BJ Burns of Sparta, Tenn., is SGA second vice president and parliamentarian.
The WCU-COM opened in August 2010, with an
inaugural class of 110 students. The medical complex that houses the COM consists of three new, connected buildings that include state-of-the-art technology. The WCU-COM is the state’s second medical school and one of 26 schools of osteopathic medicine in the nation.