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Each fellow will become a mentor for future applicants and NAOME applicants are encouraged to work with a mentor early in the application process. For more information, please contact meded@aacom.org.   


2017 NAOME Fellows

New Fellows, 2017 - 2022

  • Drew Lewis, DO
    Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine 
    (Teaching and Evaluation)
  • Marilyn R. Gugliucci, PhD
    University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (Educational Leadership)
  • Sherry Jimenez, EdD
    Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (Educational Leadership)
  • Karen T. Snider, DO
    A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (Educational Leadership)

Renewal Fellowships, 2017-2022

  • Mark Anthony William Andrews, PhD
    Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (
    Educational Leadership)
  • Christopher C. Keller, PhD
    Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (Teaching and Evaluation)
  • Polly E. Leonard, DO, MS
    University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (Educational Leadership) 

Fellows and Service Years by Category

Development of Enduring Educational Materials

  • Neal R. Chamberlain, PhD
    A.T. Still University - Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2011-2014; 2014-2019)
  • Zachary Comeaux, DO
    (2011-2016)
  • Michael L. Kuchera, DO
    Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2nd category 2013-2018)
  • Swapan K. Nath, PhD
    Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2015-2020)
  • Stephen Davis, PhD
    Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2015-2020: Emeritus 2017)

Educational Leadership

  • Mark Andrews, PhD
    Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2012-2017; 2017-2022)
  • Pamela M. Basehore, EdD, MPH
    Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2014-2019)
  • India Broyles, EdD
    University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2011-2016; Emeritus 2015)
  • Edward P. Finnerty, PhD
    Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2009-2014; 2014-2019; Emeritus 2014)
  • Rita K. Getz, PhD
    Idaho State University
    (2014-2019)
  • Marilyn R. Gugliucci, PhD
    University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2017-2022)
  • Sherry Jimenez, EdD
    Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2017-2022)
  • Mary T. Johnson, PhD
    Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2014-2019)
  • Michael L. Kuchera, DO
    Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (3rd Category 2014-2019)
  • Polly E. Leonard, DO, MS
    University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2012-2017; 2017-2022)
  • Machelle Linsenmeyer, EdD
    West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2015-2020)
  • Elizabeth McClain, EdS, PhD
    William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2013-2018)
  • Stacey Pierce-Talsma, DO, MS
    Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine – California
    (2015-2020)
  • Evelyn Schwalenberg, DO, MS
    Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
    (2011-2016; 2016-2021)
  • Donald Sefcik, DO, MBA
    Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2009-2014; 2014-2019)
  • Patricia S. Sexton, DHEd
    A.T. Still University - Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2009-2014; 2014-2019)
  • Karen T. Snider, DO
    A.T. Still University - Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2017-2022)
  • Mark R. Speicher, PhD
    Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
    (2016-2021)
  • Leslie Wimsatt, PhD
    Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2016-2021)
  • Michael Clearfied, DO
    (2009-2014)
  • Barbara M. Kriz, PhD
    (2009-2014)
  • James Gregory Troll, MD
    (2009-2014)

Teaching and Evaluation

  • Craig A. Canby, PhD
    Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2011-2016; 2016-2021)
  • Lisa R. Chun, DO, MS
    Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2014-2019)
  • Jennifer Fischer, PhD
    Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2016-2021)
  • John W. Graneto, DO, MEd
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2011-2016; 2016-2021)
  • Thomas Green, DO, MPH
    VA Central Iowa Health Care System
    (2014-2019)
  • Matthew K. Henry, PhD
    Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2010-2015; 2015-2020)
  • Diane R. Karius, PhD
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2010-2015; 2015-2020)
  • Christopher C. Keller, PhD
    Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2012-2017; 2017-2022)
  • Schoen W. Kruse, PhD
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2016-2021)
  • Michael L. Kuchera, DO
    Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (1st category 2009-2014; 2014-2019)
  • Harald Lausen, DO, MA
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    (2013-2018)
  • Margaret H. Lechner, MS, RN
    Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
    (2015-2020)
  • Polly E. Leonard, DO, MS
    University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2nd category 2014-2019)
  • Drew Lewis, DO
    Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2017-2022)
  • Sharon Obadia, DO
    A.T. Still University - School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
    (2016-2021)
  • Wayne A. Wilson, PhD
    Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2013-2018)
  • Hersey S. Bell, MD, MS
    (2009-2014)
  • Luke Mortensen, PhD
    (2009-2014)
  • Roberta A. Wattleworth, DO
    (2009-2014)

Educational Research

  • Timothy J. Barreiro, DO, MPH
    Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
    (2009-2014; 2014-2019)

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