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AACOM Announces 2014 Medical Education Research Grant Awardees 


AACOM congratulates the following eight 2014 Research Grant awardees:

Osteopathic Inter-Institutional Research

  • Joel L. Dickerman, DO, Regional Director of Medical Education, Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Project Title: Evaluation of the use of social media (Facebook) in promoting the development of fundamental research skills in third and fourth year medical students
  • Linda R. Adkison, PhD, Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine Project Title: Preliminary validation of a test of logical thinking

Osteopathic Medical Education Research

  • Joy H. Lewis, DO, PhD, Associate Professor; Director of Public Health Programs and Practice Based Research, A.T. Still University of Health Sciences School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
    Project Title: Prognosis ATSU-SOMA Choosing Wisely Games Pilot 1
  • John W. Graneto, DO, MEd, Chair, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
    Project Title: MBIT Personality Type of 4th Year Osteopathic Students and their Career Choice.
  • Grace D. Brannan, PhD, Research Executive Director, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Project Title: Quality Improvement Instruction in Undergraduate Osteopathic Medical Education Curriculum: Challenges and Prospects

Osteopathic Medical Education Research

  • Christopher C. Keller, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology/Immunology, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Project Title: Virtual Independent Microbiology/Immunology Laboratories to Reinforce Concepts
  • Kamilah B. Thomas-Purcell, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor/Director, Interprofessional Primary Care Education, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Project Title: Interprofessional Education: Faculty Readiness for Interprofessional Learning
  • John W. Graneto, DO, MEd, Chair, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
    Project Title: Relationship between Electives Chosen by Osteopathic Medical Students and their Ultimate Specialty Match Result
A generous grant from the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation has allowed AACOM to increase its grant offerings. Researchers are invited to request up to $10,000 for collaborative research projects. Researchers may still seek funding of up to $5,000 for single campus research or smaller collaborative studies. For information on past grantees (2010-2014), visit the AACOM Research Grant Awardee webpage.

Additionally, the 2015 AACOM Research Grant Program is now accepting proposals. The submission deadline for 2015 proposals will be in late February (the exact deadline will be announced at a later date).
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June 2014
Vol. 8, No. 6