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Center for Research in Osteopathic Manual Medicine Education (CROMME)

 

Mission

The CROMME mission is to advance the use of objective feedback methods in educational programs that train learners in the performance of diagnostic and therapeutic manual skills.

SRI Scientists

  • Eric Snider, DO , Center Director
  • Brian Degenhardt, DO
  • Christian Fossum, DO (Europe)
  • Deborah Heath, DO

SRI Research Associates

  • Ken Pamperin, MS
  • Vanessa Pazdernik, MS
  • Steve Webb, BA, BS

Student Researchers

  • Brittany Breitzke
  • Matthew Hileman
  • Marshall Hill
  • Jared Johns
  • Kathleen Naylor
  • Chase Warner

 

General Areas of Research

  • Assessing Palpation Skills of Osteopathic Medical Students and Clinicians
  • Developing and offering programming that incorporates objective measures of palpation within osteopathic curricula to increase the accuracy and validity of palpatory diagnosis and treatment

Current Projects