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The department of osteopathic manipulative medicine

 

faculty*

Eric J. Snider, DO, C-NMM/OMM, Associate Professor and Chair
Jay B. Danto, DO, C-FP, C-NMM/OMM, Associate Professor
Kelly D. Halma, DO, C-NMM/OMM, C-FP, Associate Professor
Robert P. Schneider, DO, FAAFP, Assistant Professor
Billy W. Strait, DO, C-NMM/OMM, Associate Professor

David O. Todd, DO, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Maria Coffman, DO, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Brian F. Degenhardt, DO, C-NMM/OMM
, Adjunct Associate Professor
Jerry L. Haman, DO, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Andrew Lovy, DO, Adjunct Professor

Greg Cox, DO, Adjunct Instructor
Brianne Wehner, DO, Adjunct Instructor
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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

Pre-doctoral fellows

Nick Daering
Darby Luckey
D. Charles Ogan
Bjai Rice

OMM Residents

Ken Baxa, DO, IM/NMM
Walter Cohen, DO, NMM/OMM
Greg Cox, DO, NMM/OMM
David Dalton, DO, FM/NMM
Christopher Edwards, DO, NMM/OMM
William Gatewood, DO, IM/NMM
Kendra Martin, DO, FM/OMM
Dallas Mullock, DO, FM/NMM
David Spencer, DO, IM/NMM
Brianne Wehner, DO, FM/NMM

courses directed by department Faculty*

DO Program Courses (Course Directors):
Osteopathic Theory and Methods:

  • Semester 1:  Dr. Eric Snider
  • Semester 2:  Dr. Strait
  • Semester 3:  Dr. Kelly Halma
  • Semester 4:  Dr. Jay Danto

Osteopathic Priniciples and Practice (Semesters 5-8): Dr. Karen Snider (Family Medicine)
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*Each course is described in the ATSU-KCOM College Catalog.

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

Dr. E. Snider teaches in Osteopathic Theory and Methods. His clinical focus is OMM. His research interests involve the following topics:

  • A wide range of topics associated with Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Dr. Danto teaches in Osteopathic Theory and Methods. His clinical focus is OMM. His research interests involve the following topics:

  • Osteopathic manipulation
  • Depression

Dr. Degenhardt's clinical focus is OMM. His research interests involve the following topics:

  • Middle ear infections
  • Infant feeding disorders
  • Neuromuscular reflexes
  • Health and fitness (e.g., the Still-Well Program)

Dr. Halma teaches in Osteopathic Theory and Methods, and The Complete DOctor (Family Med.). His clinical focus is OMM. His research interests involve the following topics:

  • Osteopathic manipulation

Dr. Lovy's clinical focus is OMM.

Dr. Schneider teaches in Osteopathic Theory and Methods. His clinical focus is OMM. His research interests involve the following topics:

  • Correlation of somatic dysfunction and gastrointestinal endoscopic pathology
Dr. Strait teaches in Osteopathic Theory and Methods. His clinical focus is OMM.

His research interests involve the following topics:

  • Osteopathic manipulation for carpal tunnel syndrome
Dr. Todd teaches in Osteopathic Theory and Methods. His clinical focus is OMM.