Army 2nd Lt. Michael P. McNichol was promoted to the rank of captain May 4, 2014, and received hisdoctoratedegree in osteopathic medicine on May 10 from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. McNichol will begin his internal medicine residency at the San Antonio MilitaryMedical Center (SAMMC) in San Antonio, Texas July 1.

McNichol graduated Tallmadge High School in 2006 and continued on to receive abachelors's degree fromKent State University in 2009. He then completed a master's degree in bioethics from Albany Medical College in New York while simultaneously finishing his medical degree.

McNichol is the son of Dennis and Robin McNichol of Tallmadge.