• Research Lecture Rescheduled for March 28


    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 4, 2013) – Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences recently announced that a presentation by John C. Licciardone, DO, MS, MBA, FACPM, executive director of the Osteopathic Research Center at the University of North Texas Health Science Center/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been re-scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, March 28.

    KCUMB’s Science Friday Talks featuring Licciardone on Feb. 22 was canceled due to inclement weather.

    Licciardone’s lecture, Osteopathic Medicine: Converging on the Evidence via Clinical, Mechanistic and Health-Services Research, will include a discussion of the findings he and his research team derived from the largest study to date on manual therapy for chronic low back pain.

    A leading researcher on the use of osteopathic manual treatment in managing chronic lower back pain, he has served as a consulting expert on osteopathic medicine to the World Health Organization. In addition to his leadership role at the Osteopathic Research Center, Licciardone also serves as professor and associate dean for clinical research at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He currently serves on the National Institutes of Health-National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Advisory Board.

    The presentation will be held in Room 220 of KCUMB’s Strickland Education Pavilion at 1750 Independence Ave. Admission is free and open to the general public. For more information, visit KCU Science Friday Talks.

    About KCUMB

    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is a fully accredited, private university, with a College of Biosciences and a College of Osteopathic Medicine. Founded in 1916, its College of Osteopathic Medicine is the oldest medical school in Kansas City, Mo., and the largest in the state.


    Posted: 03/04/2013

    Category: Research, Events