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The department of Surgery

 

faculty*

Kevin M. Marberry, MD, Associate Professor & Chair
Ralph O. Boling, DO, Associate Professor
E. Glenn Browning, DO, Associate Professor
Kelly D. Burchett, DO, Assistant Professor
Jonathan D. Easterwood, DO, Assistant Professor
Brandon L. Jenson, DO, Assistant Professor
Laurence I. Miller, DO, FACOO, Associate Professor
Benjamin Schrant, DO, Assistant Professor
Brent D. Speak, DO, Assistant Professor
Harry B. Young, DO, Associate Professor
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*Each person's name is linked to biographical data and publications. Activity for all ATSU/KCOM faculty by year (publications, presentations, funding and honors) can be accessed at Scholarly Activity

courses directed by department Faculty*

DO Program Courses (Course Directors):
Principles of Surgery I, II, III (Dr. Jenson)
Women's Health (Dr. Boling)
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*Each course is described in the ATSU-KCOM College Catalog.

Teaching Assignments, clinical foci and On-going Research Projects:

Dr. Marberry lectures in Principles of Surgery. His clinical focus is Orthopedics.

His research interests involve the following topics:

  • Clinically-relevant therapeutics for joint injury in an animal model
  • Classification of the histological structure of the knee capsule
  • Clinical applications of platelet rich plasma in graft tissue for reconstructive surgery
  • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on postoperative pain and function following arthroscopic knee surgery
  • Validity and reliability of a functional upper extremity screening tool in swimmers
  • Longitudinal outcomes of orthopaedic knee conditions
  • Outcome-based electronic research database
  • Developing mechanisms for engaging patients in healthcare delivery and increasing efficiency of communication within the sports medicine healthcare team
  • Arthritis therapies

Dr. Boling lectures in Women's Health. His clinical focus is Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Dr. Browning lectures in Principles of Surgery. His clinical focus is Orthopedics.

Dr. Burchett lectures in Principles of Surgery. His clinical focus is Otorhinolaryngology.

Dr. Easterwood lectures in Principles of Surgery. His clinical focus is Anesthesiology.

Dr. Ernst lectures in Principles of Surgery. His clinical focus is Anesthesiology.

Dr. Jensen lectures in Principles of Surgery. His clinical focus is General Surgery.

Dr. Miller lectures in Principles of Surgery. His clinical focus is Ophthalmology.

Dr. Schrant lectures in Principles of Surgery, and directs the Human Patient Simulation Center. His clinical focus is Anesthesiology.

Dr. Speak lectures inWomen's Health. His clinical focus is Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Dr. Young lectures in Principles of Surgery. His clinical focus is Ophthalmology.