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The department of osteopathic manipulative medicine

 

faculty*

Eric J. Snider, DO, C-NMM/OMM, Associate Professor and Chair
Stephen R. Bergman, DO, Assistant Professor
Janet K. Corbett, DO, Assistant Professor
Brent L. Dixon, DO
, Assistant Professor
Brian F. Degenhardt, DO, 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
Jerry L. Haman, DO, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Andrew Lovy, DO, Adjunct Professor

Walter Cohen, DO, Adjunct Instructor
Greg Cox, DO
, Adjunct Instructor
Christopher Edwards, DO, Adjunct Instructor
Grady E. Kaiser, DO, MS, Adjunct Instructor
Crystal A. L. Martin, 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.