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Snyder makes appointment to Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of David Waterson, of DeWitt, to the Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery.

The 11-member board sets entry-level competency standards and verifies continuing medical education during licensure for about 8,000 osteopathic doctors in the state.

“I thank David for his willingness to serve and I am confident he will make positive contributions to the board,” Snyder said.

Waterson is a physician with Mid Michigan Physicians where he is currently focused on treating acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries, fractures, and concussions. He has considerable experience in primary care and special training and experience in sports medicine. Waterson earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and a medical degree from Michigan State University. He represents physicians and fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Peter McAndrews III.

Waterson will serve the remainder of a four-year term expiring Dec. 31, 2014. His appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.