Karen T. Snider, D.O.

Assistant Dean

Work: 660.626.2537
Fax: 660.626.2952
Email Address: ksnider@atsu.edu

Clinical Focus: Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Research Interests: A wide range of topics associated with Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Board Certifications:

• Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/ Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (2001)

Education:

DO - West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (1998)
Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/ Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Residency - Northeast Regional Medical Center, Kirksville, MO (1999-2001)
Traditional Rotating Internship - Greenbrier Medical Center, Lewisburg, WV (1998-1999)

Scholarly Activity

Research Publications:

| Snider KT, Redman C, Edwards C, Bhatia S, Kondrashova T. “Ultrasound Evaluation of the Effect of Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy on Sacral Base Asymmetry”. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2018;118(3):159-169. doi:10.7556/jaoa.2018.035

| Snider KT, Section editor “Competency Domain 1: Osteopathic Principles & Practice and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment” in Fundamental Osteopathic Medical Competency Domains, National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, September 2016

| Snider KT. The Use of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment as Part of an Integrated Treatment for Infantile Colic: A Case Report. AAOJ 2016, 26(2):15-18, 33

| Snider KT. The Use of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for Acute Dental Pain: A Case Report. AAOJ 2016, 26(1):17-22, 24

| Snider KT, Ghouse A, He SS, Pazdernik VK. Correlation Between Sudden Onset Atraumatic Neck Pain and Somatic Dysfunction: A Retrospective Case Note Study from a Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Specialty Clinic. AAOJ 2016, 26(3):9-19

| Snider KT, Schneider RP, Danto JB, Lehnardt CL, Ngo CS, Johnson JC, Sheneman TA. Correlation of Somatic Dysfunction with Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Findings: A Prospective Observational Study. . J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2016: 116(6), 358-369.doi:10.7556/jaoa.2016.076

| Snider KT. Establishing a Professionalism Score in an Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Curriculum J Am Osteopath Assoc 2016;116(2):106-113. doi:10.7556/jaoa.2016.024

| Waddington EL, Snider KT, Lockwood MD, Pazdernik VK. Incidence of somatic dysfunction in healthy newborns. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015;115(11):654-665. doi:10.7556/jaoa.2015.136

| Snider KT. Dysfunction in a Patient with Acute Knee Pain: A Case Report AAOJ 2015: 25(2):27-32.

| Snider KT, Dowling DJ, Seffinger MA, Channell MK, Yao SC, Gustowski SM, Johnson JC,Martin Pryor JM. Effect of Table Trainer Ratios on the Outcomes of Student Assessments of Cervical Muscle Energy Techniques. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2015;115(9):556-564.

| Hon G, Snider KT, Johnson JC. Variations in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Somatic Dysfunction Between Four Osteopathic Residency Programs. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015;115(5):294-303 doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2015.060

| Fleming RK Snider KT, Blanke KJ, Johnson JC. The Effect of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment on Length of Stay in Posterolateral Postthoracotomy Patients: a Retrospective Case Series. I J Osteopath Med. 2015;18(2):88-96 Published Online: October 02, 2014

| Snider KT, Johnson JC. Professionalism Score and Academic Performance in Osteopathic Medical Students. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2014;114(11):850-859 doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2014.171

| Snider KT, Glover JC. Atlas of Common Counterstrain Tender Points. ATSU. © 2014. Print edition 1.0 ISBN 978-0-9882627-7-5

| Snider KT, Johnson JC, Degenhardt BF, Snider EJ, Burton D. The Association of Low Back Pain, Somatic Dysfunction, and Bone Mineral Density: Reproducibility of Findings. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2014 114(5):356-367 doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2014.073

| Snider KT, Johnson JC, Degenhardt BF, Snider EJ. The Persistence of Lumbar Somatic Dysfunction And Its Association with Bone Mineral Density. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2014 114(1):8-20 doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2014.003

| Snider KT, Snider EJ, DeGooyer BR, Bukowski AM, Fleming RK, Johnson JC. Retrospective medical record review of an osteopathic manipulative medicine hospital consultation service. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2013;113(10):754-767.

| Snider KT, Glover JC, Rennie PR, Ferrill HP, Morris WF, Johnson JC. Frequency of Counterstrain Tender Points in Osteopathic Medical Students, J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2013;113(9):690-702 doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2013.035

| Snider KT, Glover JC. Atlas of Common Counterstrain Tender Points, Electronic Textbook available through Apple iBookstore. ISBN 978-0-9882627-3-7 ©2013

| Snider KT, Snider EJ, Johnson JC. Hagan C, Schoenwald C. Preventative Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment and the Elderly Nursing Home Resident: A Pilot study. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2012 112(8):489-501

| Snider KT, Johnson JC. Billing and Coding for Counterstrain Tender Points. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2012 112(6):356-365

| Snider KT, Seffinger MA, Ferrill FP, Gish EE. Trainer-to-Student Ratios for Teaching Psychomotor Skills in Healthcare-Related Fields as Applied to Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2012 112(40):182-187

| Snider KT, Section editor “Competency Domain 1: Osteopathic Principles & Practice and Osteopathic Manipulative treatment” in Fundamental Osteopathic Medical Competency Domains, National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, June 2011

| Snider KT, Snider EJ, Degenhardt BF, Johnson JC, Kribs, JW. Palpatory Accuracy of Lumbar Spinous Processes Using Multiple Bony Landmarks. JMPT 2011 34(5):306-313.

| Snider KT, Johnson JC, Degenhardt BF, Snider EJ. Low Back Pain, Somatic Dysfunction, and Segmental Bone Mineral Density T-Score Variation In The Lumbar Spine. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2011 111:89-96

| Degenhardt BF, Johnson J, Snider KT, and Snider E. Maintenance and Improvement Interoberver Reliability of Osteopathic Palpatory Tests Over a 4-Month Period. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2010:110(10):579-586

| Fleming, RK, Snider KT, Low Back Pain in Rowers, AAOJ 2010: 20(2):27-28

| Snider KT, Jorgenson, D. Billing and Coding for Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2009:109(8):409-413

| Halma KD, Snider KT, Johnson JC, Flaim MS, Bradshaw D, Degenhardt BF. Determining the Intra-observer Reliability of the Evaluation of Cranial Strain Patterns. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2008:108(9):493-502

| Snider KT, Johnson JC, Deganhardt BF, Snider EJ. Increased Frequency and Severity of Somatic Dysfunction in Chronic Low Back Pain. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2008:108(8):372-378

| Snider KT, Kribs J, Snider E, Deganhardt BF, Bukowski A, Johnson JC. Reliability of Tuffier’s Line as an Anatomic Landmark. Spine 2008:33(6):E161-E165

| Bradshaw D and Snider KT Case Study: OMT for Post-mastectomy Lymphedema and Rib Pain, AAOJ 2006:16(4):21-24

| Degenhardt BF, Snider KT, Snider EJ, Johnson JC. Interobserver Reliability of Osteopathic Palpatory Diagnostic Tests of the Lumbar Spine: Improvements From Consensus Training, J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2005:105(10):465-473

| Snider KT, Barotitis, AAOJ 2001: 20(2):27-28

| Snider KT, and Steele K, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Mini Manual of Muscle Energy and High Velocity Techniques, 1st Edition 1998.

| Snider KT, and Veilleux R, Factors Affecting Variability in Anther Culture and in Conversion of Androgenic Embryos of Solanum Phureja, Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, 1994:36: 345-354.

| Fetterrolf D, Mudd J, and Teten (Snider) Karen, An Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) for Trinitrotoluene (TNT) Residue on Hands, Journal of Forensic Science 1991:36(2):343-349

| FEATURED IN

Raymond, R. Promising OMT pilot study points to difficulties with ‘sham’ treatment. The DO, Oct 2013
Quinn TA, The Feminine Touch – Women in Osteopathy, Truman State University Press, Kirksville, MO, 2011


| Snider KT, Snider E J, DeGooyer, B, Johnson, JC, Bukowski, A. Retrospective Chart Review of the OMM Hospital Consultation Service at NRMC - Preliminary Results, J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2009:109(8):425-462 (Abstract)

| March 2019 - “Osteopathic “Edges” In Patients Presenting With Shoulder Pain” AAO Convocation, Orlando FL, March 2019

| Sept 2018 - “Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Approaches for Treating Pelvis Somatic Dysfunction” KCOM Founder’s Day, Kirksville MO, October 2018

| May 2018 - “OMM Documentation and Coding”, OMM Basic Course, Kirksville, MO

| May 2018 - “Lumbar Counterstrain”, OMM Basic Course, Kirksville, MO

| April 2018 - “A Novel Method for Training Preceptors to Teach and Assess OMM”, AACOM and AOGME Conference, Washington DC

| March 2018 - “Joint Mobilization Muscle Energy for the Cervical Spine using Sagittal Plane Activating forces”, AAO Convocation, Dallas, TX

| Nov 2017 - “OMM Research”, Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lynchburg, VA

| Oct 2017 - “Favorite Counterstrain Tender Points - Techniques 1-8”, Founder’s Day, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2017 - Program Chair – “OMM Preceptor Training”, Founder’s Day Preconference – OMM Bootcamp, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2017 - “OMM Requirements of Osteopathic Focused Residency Programs”, Founder’s Day Preconference – OMM Bootcamp, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2017 - “Supervising OMM and Documentation Requirements”, Founder’s Day Preconference – OMM Bootcamp, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2017 - “Documenting and Billing for OMM”, Founder’s Day Preconference – OMM Bootcamp, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2017 - “Assessing OMM”, Founder’s Day Preconference – OMM Bootcamp, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Sept 2017 - “OMM for MDs” Workshop, Mercy Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program, Creve Coeur MO

| Sept 2017 - “Osteopathic Approach to Tension Headaches” Live telecast workshop to Still OPTI, Kirksville, MO

| July 2017 - “Osteopathic Approach to Low back Pain in the Pregnant Patient” Live telecast workshop to Still OPTI, Kirksville, MO

| Apr 2017 - “Defining and Integrating OPP throughout Osteopathic Medical Education” AACOM and AODME Conference, Baltimore, MD

| Apr 2017 - “Integrating OPP Competencies, Milestones, and Scholarly Activity into Residency Programs” AACOM and AODME Conference, Baltimore, MD

| Apr 2017 - “Osteopathic Approach to Asthma”. Live Webinar to Still OPTI, Kirksville, MO

| Jan 2017 - “Osteopathic Approach to Irritable Bowel Syndrome”. Live Webinar to Still OPTI, Kirksville, MO

| Nov 2016 - “Osteopathic Approach to Asthma”. Canadian Academy of Osteopathy. CAO Founders’ Day. Hamilton, Canada

| Oct 2016 - Program Chair – “Osteopathic Focused Residency”, Founder’s Day Preconference – OMM Bootcamp, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2016 - “Integrating OPP into Residency Programs”, Founder’s Day Preconference – OMM Bootcamp, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2016 - “Supervising OMM and Documenting Requirements”, Founder’s Day Preconference – OMM Bootcamp, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2016 - “Documenting and Billing for OMM”, Founder’s Day Preconference – OMM Bootcamp, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2016 - “Assessing OPP Competencies”, Founder’s Day Preconference – OMM Bootcamp, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2016 - “OMT for the Large Patient from the Smaller Operator”, Founder’s Day, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| April 2016 - “The Osteopathic Approach to Low Back Pain,” Missouri Association for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Annual Convention, St Charles, MO

| April 2016 - “The Osteopathic Approach to the Pregnant Patient,” Missouri Association for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Annual Convention, St Charles, MO

| April 2016 - “Establishing an Online OPP Integrated Clerkship Curriculum,” AACOM, Washington, DC

| Oct 2015 - “Introduction to Counterstrain”, Founder’s Day Preconference – OMM Bootcamp, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2015 - “Counterstrain for Pelvis and Sacrum”, Founder’s Day – Manipulative Update, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2015 - “Myofascial Release and Integrated Neuromuscular Release Techniques for the Lower Extremity”, Founder’s Day – Manipulative Update, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| March 2015 - Snider KT, Dowling DJ, Seffinger MA, Channell MK, Yao SC, Gustowski SM, Johnson JC,Martin Pryor JM. Effect of Table Trainer Ratios on the Outcomes of Student Assessments of Cervical Muscle Energy Techniques. AACOM FT Lauderdale, FL POSTER

| May 2015 - Snider KT, Sexton TT. Professionalism Faculty Development Workshop. WVSOM, Lewisburg WV

| Jan 2015 - Snider KT, LaBaere R. “Keynote Address: Mitchell Kasovac DO Memorial Lecture, Osteopathically Distinctive Assessments in Unified Graduate Medical Education.” Osteopathic Medical Education Leadership conference, Los Angeles, CA

| Sept 2014 - “Research Update” Founder’s Day – Manipulative Update, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2013 - Snider KT, Snider EJ, Johnson JC. Hagan C, Schoenwald C. “Preventative Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment and the Elderly Nursing Home Resident: A Pilot study.” AOA Research Conference, Las Vegas, NV

| Oct 2013 - Snider KT, Johnson JC, Degenhardt BF, Snider EJ, The Persistence of Lumbar Somatic Dysfunction and its Association with Bone Mineral Density. AOA Research Conference, Las Vegas, NV POSTER

| Oct 2013 - “Osteopathic Approach to Head Pain,” Founder’s Day – Manipulative Update, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| March 2013 - “OPP Test Item Writing”, AAO Convocation, Orlando, FL

| March 2013 - “Facilitating NMM Resident Research” NMM/OMM Program Directors Meeting, Orlando, FL

| Oct 2012 - Snider KT, Snider EJ, Johnson JC. Hagan C, Schoenwald C. “Preventative Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment and the Elderly Nursing Home Resident: A Pilot study.” AOA Research Conference, San Diego, CA

| Oct 2012 - Snider KT, Glover JC, Rennie PR, Ferrill HP, Morris WF, Johnson JC. “Frequency of Counterstrain Tender Points in Osteopathic Medical Students.” AOA Research Conference, San Diego, CA

| Oct 2012 - Degenhardt BF, Snider KT, Johnson JC, Snider EJ, Pamperin K, Yang Q, Graven-Nielsen T. Reliability of Pressure Pain Thresholds in the Supraspinatous Muscle—Palpation and Algometry. AOA Research Conference, San Diego, CA POSTER

| Oct 2012 - “Billing, Coding, and EHR”, Founder’s Day – Manipulative Update, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2012 - “Counterstrain – How it Works and Trophy Techniques”, Founder’s Day – Manipulative Update, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| April 2012 - Program Chair – Basic Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine for the Thoracic and Lumbar spine, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2011 - “Frequency of Counterstrain Tender Points in Osteopathic Medical Students - An Osteopathic Educational Research Project”– Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Kirksville, MO Summary Oral Presentation and POSTER

| Sept 2011 - “Fibular Nerve Entrapment and Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome” – Founder’s Day – Manipulative Update, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Aug 2011 - “Billing and Coding for OMT”– Family Practice Update, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Osage Beach, MO

| April 2011 - “Frequency of Counterstrain Tender Points in Osteopathic Medical Students - An Osteopathic Educational Research Project”– Joint AACOM and AODME Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD

| April 2011 - “Psychomotor Skills Training and Table Trainer Ratios”– Joint AACOM and AODME Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD

| Nov 2010 - NBOME Item Writing Faculty Development Workshop, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

| Sept 2010 - Program Co-Chair – Founder’s Day – Manipulative Update, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Sept 2010 - “Billing and Coding for Cranial OMT”– Founder’s Day – Manipulative Update, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Nov 2009 - Snider KT, Snider EJ, Bukowski A, Johnson JC, DeGooyer B.” Creation of a Database Template for Performing a Retrospective Chart Review of an OMM Hospital Consultation Service,” American Osteopathic Association Convention, New Orleans, LA. POSTER

| Nov 2009 - Snider KT, Snider EJ, DeGooyer B, Johnson JC, Bukowski A. ” Retrospective Chart Review of the OMM Hospital Consultation Service at NRMC - Preliminary Results,” American Osteopathic Association Convention, New Orleans, LA. POSTER

| Oct 2009 - Program Co-Chair – Founder’s Day – Manipulative Update, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Oct 2009 - “Pelvis/Sacral Counterstrain for Lower Cross Syndrome”– Founder’s Day – Manipulative Update, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

| Jan 2009 - “Osteopathy and the Pediatric Patient”– Family Practice Update, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Caribbean Cruise

Presentations and Published Abstracts:

| Snider KT, Johnson JC, Degenhardt BF, Snider EJ. The Persistence of Lumbar Somatic Dysfunction And Its Association with Bone Mineral Density. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2013 113:e8-e9 (Abstract)

| Degenhardt BF, Snider KT, Johnson JC, Snider EJ, Pamperin K, Yang Q, Graven-Nielsen T. Reliability of Pressure Pain Thresholds in the Supraspinatous Muscle—Palpation and Algometry. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2012 112(8) 546-547 (Abstract)

| Degenhardt BF, Johnson JC,Snider KT, Snider EJ, Pamperin K, Yang Q, Graven-Nielsen T. Pain Pressure Thresholds of Predicted Tender Points by Algometry and Palpation. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2012 112(8) 546-547 (Abstract)

| Snider KT, Snider E J, Bukowski A, Johnson JC, DeGooyer B. A Creation of a Database Template for Performing a Retrospective Chart Review of an OMM Hospital Consultation Service J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2009:109(8):425-462 (Abstract)

| Degenhardt BF, Snider KT, Johnson JC, and Snider EJ. Retention of Interexaminer Reliability in Palpatory Evaluation of the Lumbar Spine. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2002:102(8):439 (Abstract)

| Snider KT, Degenhardt BF, Johnson JC, and Snider E. Somatic Dysfunction and Segmental BMD T-Score Variation in the Lumbar Spine. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2002:102(8):441 (Abstract)

| Brown DE, Schriefer JA, Westerik JO, Scott LC, Cook P, and Snider KT. Beta-Adrenergic Receptor Site Changes and Vasodilation Ability of Rats Fed the Repartitioning Agent L644,969, J Am Osteopath Assoc. 1996:96(9):561 (Abstract)