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Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences features notable research news and publications from University faculty and students:
Journal: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, December 2012
Title: Establishing the Content Validity of Palpatory Diagnosis for the Assessment of the Lumbar Spine Using Ultrasonography: A Pilot Study
Authors: K. Aaron Shaw, third-year osteopathic medical student; John Dougherty, D.O. (COM ’92), associate dean for clinical education and medical affairs; Kevin Treffer, D.O. (COM ’87), associate professor of family medicine and discipline coordinator for osteopathic clinical skills; and Alan Glaros, Ph.D., associate dean for basic medical sciences
Topic: The authors examine the content validity of segmental motion evaluations using ultrasonic images and investigate the implication of these results for understanding the effects of high-velocity, low-amplitude (HVLA) treatment applied to somatic dysfunction in the lumbar spine.
Journal: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, October 2012
Title: Research Funding at Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine in the United States
Authors: Richard Suminski, Ph.D, associate professor of physiology; V. James Guillory, D.O.(COM ’85); Linda May, Ph.D.
Topic: The authors document changes occurring in research funding at colleges of osteopathic medicine from 2004 to 2009 according to funding agencies, principal investigators’ degrees and areas of study, after considering inflation.
Journal: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, August 2012
Title: The Phoenix Physician: Defining a Pathway Toward Leadership in Patient-Centered Care
Authors: Kevin Hubbard, D.O. (COM ’86), professor and chair of internal medicine; Robert Good, D.O.; John Bulger, D.O.; Robert Hasty, D.O.; Elliott Schwartz, D.O.; John Sutton, D.O.; Monte Troutman, D.O.; and Donald Nelinson, Ph.D.Topic: The authors describe the Phoenix Physician, a training program developed by the American College of Osteopathic Internists, which will prepare primary care residents and practicing physicians for changes in health-care delivery.
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