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Christian Fossum, D.O. (Europe)



Assistant Professor
Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine


Associate Director,

A.T. Still Research Institute


A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
800 W. Jefferson St.
Kirksville, MO  63501

D.O. (Europe): Norwegian College of Osteopathy, Oslo, Norway, with Certificate of Final Clinical Competence, European School of Osteopathy, Maidstone, United Kingdom, 2002


P. T.: Rehabilitations Zentrum Berlin GmbH, Berlin, Germany, 1995


Postgraduate Work and Courses (1996-2006): Deutsche Akademie für Osteopathische Medizin e.V., Hamm, Germany, International Academy of Orthopaedic Medicine, Göttingen, Germany, John Wernham College of Classical Osteopathy, Maidstone, United Kingdom, European School of Osteopathy, Maidstone, United Kingdom, Center for Professional Development for Manual and Physical Therapists, London, United Kingdom, American Academy of Osteopathy

Clinical focus: Osteopathic Manual Medicine (pre-July 2006)
Research Interests: Reliability of osteopathic and manual palpatory tests and diagnosis, adverse events following osteopathic manipulative treatment, animal pain models and other methods to investigate the effect and mechanisms of action of osteopathic manipulative treatment, conceptual models of osteopathic manipulative medicine.
List of Publications
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