Snyder makes appointment, reappointments to Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
December 17, 2014
LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Tom Goodwin, of Kalamazoo, and the reappointments of Susan Sevensma, of Grand Rapids, and David Waterson, of DeWitt, to the Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery.
The 11-member board, housed in the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, sets entry-level competency and verifies continuing medical education during licensure for about 8,000 osteopathic doctors.
“I thank these appointees for their willingness to serve,” Snyder said. "These skilled individuals will continue to provide efficient oversight of the licensing and regulation of medical doctors practicing in Michigan."
Goodwin is a physician with ProMed Family Practice and Borgess Orthopedics. He is also a resident preceptor with Western Michigan University School of Medicine and a clinical associate professor with the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is the medical director for the Kalamazoo Marathon, a Borgess Run Camp coach, and head team physician for Mattawan High School. Goodwin earned a bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences from Western Michigan University and a doctorate from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He represents physicians and replaces Charles Kelly.
Sevensma is medical director of the Metro Health Community Clinic, Metro Health’s residency. She previously served as the director of medical education for Metro Health Hospital. Sevensma earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Grand Valley State University and a doctorate from Michigan State University. She continues to represent physicians.
Waterson is a physician with Mid-Michigan Physicians and has considerable experience in primary care and sports medicine. Waterson earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and a doctorate from Michigan State University. He continues to represent physicians.
Appointees will serve four-year terms expiring Dec. 31, 2018. Their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.