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Botsford Hospital Director of Medical Education Receives Award

Farmington Hills, Mich. (June 24, 2010)---The Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) recently named Vance D. Powell, Jr., D.O., Director of Medical Education/Chief Academic Officer at Botsford Hospital, as a recipient of the Walter F. Patenge Medal of Public Service. The Patenge Medal was established to recognize people exemplifying the best tradition of family medicine, public policy, leadership and osteopathic hospital administration. Dr. Powell accepted the award at a special ceremony at Michigan State University on May 20.

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