Brian Degenhardt

Brian Degenhardt, DO, C-ONM, is the Assistant Vice-President for Osteopathic Research at A.T. Still University of Health Sciences and Director of the A.T. Still Research Institute located on the campus of the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. In this capacity he oversees numerous areas of research, particularly directing research in the areas of palpatory diagnosis and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment. His published work demonstrates a broad scope of research, including in the evaluation of the reliability of palpatory diagnostic tests, otitis media, pneumonia in the elderly, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, objectification of somatic dysfunction, evaluating the association of biomarkers with OMT, pain, and in the health benefits of wellness programs. Based on his research experience, he has developed the Advancing Skills in Osteopathy Program, a program offered to DOs globally at all stages of training that utilizes state-or-the-art instrumentation to provide objective feedback to advance individuals palpatory skills. He is an active clinician, practicing and directing an integrative medicine clinic called Rocky Mountain Integrative Medicine in Ridgway Colorado. He is also a member of the Council of Research at the American Osteopathic Association, on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, and on the International Advisory Board of the International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine.


 

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