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Abstracts, Powerpoints and Policy Posters


The Class of 2016

Amanda Deel, DO

Abstract: Pharmacists Providing Prescriptions for Birth Control vs. Making Oral Contraceptives Avaiable Over-the-Counter

Roberta J. Guibord, DO

Abstract: Expanded Access to Experimental Drugs: Who Decides?

Brian Harper, MD, MPH

Abstract: Equitable Access to Costly Hepatitis C Medication

Claude Jones, DO, MPH

Abstract: Beyond Measurement and Reward: Methods for Motivating Quality Improvement and Accountability

Robert Ketchum, PhD

Abstract: U.S. International Medical Graduates: A Challenge to Expanding US Medical Schools and their Students

Bhuma Krishnamachari, PhD

Abstract: A Global Vaccine Fund

Monica Horton, MPP

Abstract: Federally-Financed Solutions to Long Term Care Services and Supports

Bunnie Richie, DO, FAAN

Abstract: Increasing Access to Affordable, Effective Medication through Value Based Insurance Design 

 

The Class of 2015

Juan Acosta, DO

PowerPoint: The Impact of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) on Food Security 

John Dougherty, DO

PowerPoint: Graduate Medical Education Funding: Incentivising the Creation of Residencies that Address Physician Workforce Shortages 

J.Michael Finley, DO

Policy Poster: 2014 Missouri Assistant Physician Law (SB 714): An Untapped Healthcare Workforce? 

PowerPoint: Assistant Physicians:Untapped HealthCare Workforce or the "JV Squad"? 

Mara Hover, DO

PowerPoint: Improving Care at the End of Life:Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) 

Karen Issaacs-Charles, DO

Policy Poster: Health Care Transparency:The Need to improve Cost and Quality Information for Patients 

PowerPoint: Health Care Transparency:Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Needs to Improve Cost and Quality Information for Consumers 

Marc G. Kaprow, DO

Policy Poster: To Infinity and Beyond: Policies to Expand Telemedicine Services 

PowerPoint: Policies to Expand the Use of Telemedicine 

Therese Poland, RN

Policy Poster: The Need for an Economic Framework for Preventive Health 

PowerPoint: An Economic Framework for Preventive Care Advice 

Stacey Pierce-Talsma, DO

Policy Poster: Gun Violence: A Case for Supporting Research 

PowerPoint: Single Accreditation System for Graduate Medical Education: The Impact on Access to Osteopathically DistinctGME Training 

John Sealey, DO

Policy Poster: Would Privatization of the VHA Improve Cost, Quality and Access to Care for Our Veterans? 

PowerPoint: Would Privatization of the VHA Improve Cost, Quality and Access to care for Our Veterans? 

Darren Sommer, DO, MBA, MPH

PowerPoint: The Impact of Retaining theIndividual Mandate on Patients' Access to Health Care 

Testimony to Ohio House of Representatives Task Force on Medical Marijuana 

Shane Speights, DO

PowerPoint: The World's Largest Retailer Will See You Now . . . 

Ulrich Vieux, DO

Policy Poster: Protect the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act 

PowerPoint: Protect the Health, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

 

The Class of 2014 

Lauren Donatelli Seyer, DO

Abstract: Effectively Reducing Waste in Health Care 

Graduation PowerPoint: Comparative Effectiveness Research 

Donna Emanuele, DNP

Abstract: Restructuring Long Term Care: Changing Patterns and Policy Implications 

Graduation PowerPoint: Restructuring Long Term Care: Changing Patterns and Policy Implications 

Pamela Grimaldi, DO

Abstract: The Impacts of Decreased Funding to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) on Health 

Graduation PowerPoint: The Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013/HR 3102 

Policy Poster (OMED Honorable Mention): The Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013/HR 3102 

Cynthia Kelley, DO

Abstract: Impact of the Single Accreditation System on GME Governance and the Physician Workforce 

Graduation PowerPoint: The Single Accreditation System: Moving Forward 

David C. Levine, MD

Abstract: Medical Student Loan Debt and Primary Care for Rural and Medically Underserved Areas: Is It Just About the Money? 

Graduation PowerPoint: Medical Student Loan Debt and Primary Care for Rural and Medically Underserved Areas: Is It Just About the Money? 

Oneka B. Marriott, DO, MPH

Abstract: Federal Financial Aid for American Medical Students Attending Offshore Medical Schools: A Good Investment or Bad Medicine for Taxpayers? 

Graduation PowerPoint: Foreign Medical Schools: A Good Investment or Bad Medicine for Taxpayers? 

Policy Poster (OMED Second Place): Foreign Medical Schools: A Good Investment or Bad Medicine for Taxpayers? 

Brian Marshall, DO, MBA

Graduation PowerPoint: Primary Care Health Care Workforce Gap 

Monte Mitchell, DO, JD

Abstract: Price Transparency, All-Payer Claims Database (APCD), and the Provider: Can Anything Save Our Health Care Dollar? 

Graduation PowerPoint: Price Transparency, All-Payer Claims Database (APCD), and the Provider: Can Anything Save Our Health Care Dollars? 

Policy Poster (OMED Honorable Mention): All-Payer Claims Database: Providing FACTS so Patients Can Choose Value 

Maria M. Plummer, MD

Abstract: Reference Pricing: Reducing Prescription Drug Costs - Lessons Learned 

Graduation PowerPoint: Reference Pricing - Reducing Prescription Drug Prices: Lessons Learned 

Robin Richardson, DO

Abstract: Can Telemedicine Solve the Healthcare Access Problem for Rural America’s Elderly and Poor? 

Graduation PowerPoint: Can Telemedicine Solve the Healthcare Access Problem for Rural America’s Elderly and Poor? 

Jeanne Rupert, DO, PhD

Abstract: Cost-Shifting to Medicare Beneficiaries: A Route to Decreased Access and Increased Cost 

Graduation PowerPoint: Cost-Shifting to Medicare Beneficiaries: A Route to Decreased Access and Increased Cost 

Policy Poster (OMED First Place): Cost-Shifting to Medicare Beneficiaries: A Route to Decreased Access and Increased Cost 

 

The Class of 2013 

Victoria Damba, DO

Abstract: The Impact of Emergency Department Boarding  

Graduation PowerPoint: The Impact of Emergency Department Boarding  

William Felegi, DO

Abstract: Reducing Opioid Deaths – It’s Not Just About Restricting Access 

Graduation PowerPoint: Reducing Opioid Deaths – It’s Not Just About Restricting Access 

Policy Poster (OMED First Place): Reducing Opioid Deaths - It's Not Just About Restricting Access 

Melissa Gastorf, DO

Abstract: Removing Barriers to Patient Centered Medical Home Accreditation 

Policy Poster: Barriers to Meeting the Criteria for Patient Centered Medical Home 

Jennifer Gwilym, DO

Abstract: Impact of Medicare’s New Value-Based Payment Modifier 

Graduation PowerPoint: Impact of Medicare’s New Value-Based Payment Modifier 

Policy Poster (OMED Honorable Mention): Medicare's New Value-Based Payment Modifier 

Robert Hill, PhD

Abstract: Alternatives to Medicaid Expansion May Increase Access to Healthcare for Alabama’s Working Poor 

Graduation PowerPoint: Alternatives to Medicaid Expansion May Increase Access to Healthcare for Alabama’s Working Poor 

Adam Nally, DO

Abstract: The Obesity Paradox 

Graduation PowerPoint: The Obesity Paradox 

David Park, DO

Abstract: Merging Allopathic and Osteopathic Graduate Medical Education: Is it Worth It? 

Graduation PowerPoint: Merging Allopathic and Osteopathic Graduate Medical Education: Is it Worth It? 

Raul Rodriguez Garcia, DO

Abstract: Integrating Immigrants into the U.S. Healthcare System 

Graduation PowerPoint: Integrating Immigrants into the U.S. Healthcare System 

Policy Poster (OMED Honorable Mention): Cultural Competancy: Key to Integrating Immigrants into the U.S. Healthcare System 

Gregory Saggio, DO

Abstract: Assuring the Future of Federally-Funded Embryonic Stem Cell Research 

Graduation PowerPoint: Assuring the Future of Federally-Funded Embryonic Stem Cell Research 

Shannon Scott, DO

Abstract: EHEALTH@YOURPROVIDER.COM: Implications for Cost, Quality, and Access to Healthcare  

Policy Poster (OMED Second Place): EHEALTH@YOURPROVIDER.COM: Implications for Cost, Quality, and Access to Healthcare 

Ronald Stevens, DO

Abstract: Are The Scales Out Of Balance?Privacy and Information Exchange 

Graduation PowerPoint: Are The Scales Out Of Balance?Privacy and Information Exchange 

Policy Poster: Maintaining Patients' Rights in the Chain of Security of Electronic Health Records 

 

The Class of 2012

Patricia Chute, Ed.D.

Abstract: Universal Health Care in the US: Economic Disaster or Economic Engine? 

PowerPoint: Universal Health Care in the US:Economic Disaster or Economic Engine? 

Scott Cyrus, DO

Abstract: Gaps in Residency Training Should Be Addressed To Better Prepare Doctors for A Twenty-First-Century Delivery System 

PowerPoint: Gaps in Residency Training: Preparing Doctors for a 21st Century Delivery System 

Policy Poster (OMED First Place): Gaps in Residency Training: Preparing Doctots for a 21st Century Delivery System 

John T. Duhn, DO

Abstract: Retail Clinics: Improving Coordination of Care 

PowerPoint: Retail Clinics: Improving Coordination of Care 

Eric Gish, DO

Abstract: Mitigating the Societal Costs of Poor Coordination of Health CareThrough Improved Electronic Health Record Communication 

PowerPoint: Mitigating the Societal Costs of Poor Coordination of Health CareThrough Improved Electronic Health Record Communication 

Lucas Hollar, PhD

Abstract: Public Health Prevention Interventions and Healthcare Costs 

PowerPoint: Public Health Prevention Interventions and Healthcare Costs 

Kimberly Hopely, MNpS

Abstract: Future Accessibility to Graduate Medical Education for Osteopathic Physicians 

PowerPoint: Future Accessibility to Graduate Medical Education for Osteopathic Physicians 

Jorge D. Luna, DO

Abstract: The Physicians’ Role in Health Care Cost Containment: A Duty to Provide Parsimonious Care 

PowerPoint: The Physicians’ Role in Health Care Cost Containment: A Duty to Provide Parsimonious Care 

Policy Poster: The Physicians' Role in Health Care Cost Containment: A Duty to Provide Parsimonious Care 

Glenn Nordehn, DO

Abstract: Impact of State vs. Federal Control of Maryland’s Health Insurance Exchange 

PowerPoint: Impact of State vs. Federal Control of Maryland’s Health Insurance Exchange 

Policy Poster: Impact of State vs. Federal Control of Maryland's Health Insurance Exchange 

Sonia Rivera-Martinez, DO

Abstract: Cost Implications of Hospital-Owned Physician Practices 

PowerPoint: Cost Implications of Hospital-Owned Physician Practices 

Policy Poster: Cost Implications of Employing Physicians in Outpatient Settings 

Marty Scott, DO

Abstract: Prevention is the Cure: Moving the Nation away from Sickness and Disease to Wellness and Prevention 

PowerPoint: Prevention is the Cure 

Policy Poster: Prevention is the Cure: Moving Healthcare from Treatment to Prevention 

Leo Skorin, Jr., DO, OD

Abstract: The Negative Impact of Defunding of Centers of Excellence and Health Careers Opportunity Programs on Our Nation’s Health Care Workforce 

PowerPoint: The Negative Impact of Defunding of Centers of Excellence and Health Careers Opportunity Programs on Our Nation's Health Care Workforce 

Ward Stevens, MS

Abstract: The Potential Impact of Payment Bundling on End-of-Life Care 

PowerPoint: The Potential Impact of Payment Bundling on End-of-Life Care 

 

The Class of 2011

Bill Blazey, DO

Abstract: The Patient Centered Medical Home as an Efficient Model of Health Care Delivery 

PowerPoint: The Patient Centered Medical Home as an Efficient Model of Health Care Delivery 

David Coffey, DO

Abstract: Maintaining Access to Care for Mentally Ill Populations 

PowerPoint: Maintaining Access to Care for Mentally Ill Populations 

Joseph Coffman, DO

Abstract: Childhood Obesity and the Roles Schools Can Play in Reversing Current Trends 

PowerPoint: Childhood Obesity and the Roles Schools Can Play in Reversing Current Trends 

Alissa Craft, DO, MBA

Abstract: Comparative Clinical Effectiveness Research: Is it Rational or is it Rationing? 

PowerPoint: Comparative Clinical Effectiveness Research: Is it Rational or is it Rationing? 

Michele Dodman, DO, MBA

Abstract: Mandating Communication in Accountable Care Organizations

PowerPoint: Mandating Communication Within Accountable Care Organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program 

Kathy Jackson, DO

Abstract: Increasing Access to Comprehensive Care for People with Severe Mental Illness 

PowerPoint: Increasing Access to Comprehensive Care for People with Severe Mental Illness 

Brian Kessler, DO

Abstract: Analyzing the Impact of Accountable Care Organizations on Healthcare Delivery and the Medicare Patient 

PowerPoint: The Impact of Accountable Care Organizations on Health Care Delivery, The Primary Care Physician and the Medicare Patient 

Jonathon Kirsch, DO

Abstract: Graduating Today for a Healthier Tomorrow:The Impact of Raising the ArizonaDrop-OutAge to 18 

PowerPoint: Graduating Today for a Healthier Tomorrow: The Healthcare Impact of Raising the Arizona Compulsory School Attendance Age to 18 

Michelle Mendez, DO

Abstract: Prescription Drug Overdose Death: What Impact will Florida H.B. 7095 have on this Epidemic? 

PowerPoint: Prescription Drug Overdose Death: What Impact will Florida H.B. 7095 have on this Epidemic? 

Moses Mukai, DO

Abstract: Can Non-Physician Providers Give Quality Care, Increase Access, and Lower the Cost of Primary Care? 

PowerPoint: Can Non-Physician Providers Give Quality Care, Increase Access, and Lower the Cost of Primary Care? 

Robert Schneider, DO

Abstract: The Impact of Access to Dental Care on Health 

PowerPoint: Increasing Access to Dental Care 

 

The Class of 2010

Jennifer Capezzuti, DO, MPH, MBA

Abstract: Generic Drugs and Biologics 

Joanna Drowos, DO, MPH, MBA, CQM

Abstract: Legislating Prevention: Implications of the Texas Heart Attack Prevention Law

Policy Poster: Solving the Emergency Care Crisis: Will the Access to Emergency Services Act of 2007/H.R. 882 Work? 

Robert Hunter, DO

Abstract: Health information Technology Costs and Patient Safety Concerns 

Geetha Kumar, MD

Abstract: Post Marketing Studies of New Medications: Implications for Patient Safety 

James Lally, DO

Abstract: Quality of Care in Nursing Homes: Staffing Ratios Affect Care 

Elaine LeTarte, MA

Abstract: Building the Public Trust in Disaster Planning 

Randy Litman, DO

Abstract: Cultural Competency and Its Potential Effects on Major Health Outcomes: “Appalachian Healthcare Solutions with Appalachian People (AHSAP)” 

Ronald Manning, JD

PowerPoint: Meeting the Goals of the Health Career Opportunities (HCOP) and Centers of Excellence (COE) Programs 

Ann Peton

Abstract: Barriers to Implementing a Medical Home 

Paul Seltzer, DO

PowerPoint: Increasing Access to Mental Health and Decreasing the Suicide Rate Within the Military 

Layne Subera, DO

Abstract: H.R. 2923: Combat Methamphetamine Enhancement Act of 2009 

 

The Class of 2009

Natasha Bray, DO

Abstract: Institute of Medicine Report on Resident Work Hours 

PowerPoint: Institute of Medicine Report on Resident Work Hours 

Policy Poster: Institute of Medicine Report on Resident Work Hours 

Nancy Bono, DO

Abstract: Childhood Obesity and the Media 

PowerPoint: Childhood Obesity and the Media 

Barbara Greenwald

Abstract: Allowing MDs in Osteopathic Residency Programs: The High Ground 

PowerPoint: Allowing MDs to Serve Osteopathic Residencies: The High Ground 

Anna Hayden, DO

Abstract: Reducing Scheduled Drug Diversion & Abuse in Florida 

PowerPoint: Reducing Scheduled Drug Diversion & Abuse in Florida 

Randi Kodroff, DO

Abstract: Physicians and Pharmaceutical Companies - Breaking the Bond 

PowerPoint: Physicians and Pharmaceutical Companies - Breaking the Bond 

Christopher Labban, DO

Abstract: Improving Access to Primary Care in Underserved Areas 

PowerPoint: Challenges in Improving Healthcare Delivery in the Medically Underserved Areas in the United States 

Mark Notman, PhD

 

Mark Sanders, DO, JD, MPH

Abstract: Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institutions (OPTI): Policy Issues for the 21st Century 

PowerPoint: OPTI Policy Issues for the 21st Century 

Abstract: Retooling the Health Care Workforce for an Aging America Act of 2009 (H.R. 468/S. 245) 

PowerPoint: Retooling the Health Care Workforce for an Aging America Act of 2009 

Patricia Sexton, DHEd

Abstract: The Key to Positive Health Outcomes: Stay in School 

PowerPoint: The Key to Postive Health Outcomes for Missouri 

Policy Poster: The Key to Positive Health Outcomes: Stay in School 

Gregory Smith, DO

Abstract: Challenges in Primary Care Graduate Medical Education 

PowerPoint: Graduate Medical Education - Where Do We Go From Here? 

 

The Class of 2008

Denise K. Burns, DO

Abstract: Report Card on Medicare Part D and Access to Prescription Drugs 

Sherman Dunn, DO, FACOOG

Abstract: The Role of Continuous Certification in Patient Safety and Quality of Care 

Policy Poster: The Role of Continuous Certification in Patient Safety and Quality of Care 

Charles D. Hanshaw, DO, FACOI

PowerPoint: Increasing Access to Electronic Medical Records: Need For Personal Health Records in an Interoperable, Affordable Format 

Shannon Ramsey Jimenez, DO

Abstract: The Future Graduate Medical Education in Ambulatory Settings 

Harry E. Manser, DO, MBA

Abstract: Access To Affordable Health Care Through Retail Medical Clinics 

Lynn G. Mark, DO, MA

Abstract: Health Literacy and the Elderly 

Gregory E. Peterson, DO, FACP

Abstract: Healthy Children for School Act 

Damon A. Schranz, DO, FACOFP

Abstract: Improving Access and Quality of Care for Children in the Texas Medicaid Program 

Policy Poster: Help Establish Access to Local Timely Healthcare for Your Vets (Health Vets) Act of 2007 H.R. 315 

Samuel Snyder, DO, FACP, FACOI, FASN

Abstract: Florida’s Experience with Medicaid Reform 

 

The Class of 2007

Craig Boisvert, DO

Abstract: A Child’s Right to Nurse Act: West Virginia H.B. 2244 and S.B. 7 

Jonathan D. Colen, DO

Abstract: Physician Interactions with Pharmaceutical Companies and Decreased Quality and Increased Cost In The U.S. Healthcare System 

William J. Garrity, DO, MA

Abstract: Universal Health Coverage 

Joseph A Giaimo, DO, FACOI, FCCP

Abstract: “HIT” A Higher Standard of Healthcare 

Wolfgang G. Gilliar, DO, FAAPMR

Abstract: Trends in Employer Health Benefits for Early Retirees: Gloom, Doom, or some Hope? 

Roy W. Harris, DO, FACOI

Abstract: Impact of Health Savings Accounts on Access to Affordable Health Insurance 

Policy Poster: Impact of Health Savings Accounts on Access to Affordable Health Insurance 

Robert Hasty, DO

Abstract: Obesity Prevention and Education Proposal 

Chellappa Kumar PhD

Abstract: Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007 

Anne E. Musser, DO, FACOFP

Abstract: State Support for GME in a Rural State (Alaska) 

George Mychaskiw II, DO, FAAP

Abstract: The Resident Physician Shortage ReductionAct of 2007 

Policy Poster: The Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2007: One Small Step 

Policy Poster: The Health Care Choice Act of 2005/S.1015/H.R2355: Free Market Insurance Reform 

Anthony F. Ognjan, DO, FACP

Abstract: State Patient Safety Organizations: Creation of Non-Punitive, Sentinel Events Reporting System 

Policy Poster: State Patient Safety Organizations: State-Run, Nationally Integrated, Non-Punitive, Sentinel Events Reporting Systems 

J. David Scott, DO, MS

Abstract: The Medical Home Model:An Opportunity for Osteopathic Family Practice 

 

The Class of 2006

Michael K. Cooper, DO

Abstract: Are Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nurses the Answer to a Physician Shortage? 

David E. Elkowitz, DO

Abstract: Establishing Academic Pre-Doctoral MedicineFellowships to Alleviate the Trained Medical Educator Shortage 

Policy Poster: The Merits of a Formalized Training Program to Develop Academic Physicians: Establishing Academic Pre-Doctoral Medicine Fellowships to Alleviate the Trained Medical Educator Shortage 

Kit McCalla, DO

Abstract: Healthcare Insurance: A Conflict in Public Policy 

Terrence Mulligan DO, MPH, FACOEP

Abstract: Fellowship in International Osteopathic Medicine Development 

Policy Poster: Proposal for DO/MPH Fellowships in International Osteopathic Medicine Development 

Alina M. Perez, JD

Abstract: Providing Primary and Preventative Care to Undocumented Immigrants: Issues of Access, Quality and Cost 

Robyn Phillips-Madson DO

Abstract: The Problems with the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) 

J. Michael Wieting, DO

Abstract: The 75% Rule – A Barrier to Health Care Access for a Vulnerable Population

Rodney M. Wiseman, DO, FACOFP

Abstract: Impact of Medical Student Debt on the Physician Workforce 

 

The Class of 2005

Murray R. Berkowitz, DO, MA, MS,
MPH

Abstract: Professional Liability Insurance ReformLegislationin Maryland: Analysis and Recommendations – Time for a Paradigm Change 

David A. Bitonte, DO, MBA, FAOCA

Abstract: The Peer Review Process and Patient Safety 

John E. Bodell, DO

Abstract: End of Life Care: Futility

Carl G. Bynum, DO, M.P.H.

Abstract: The Use of Health Information Technology in Reducing Medical Errors: The Need for a Structured Governance of Standards and Interoperability 

Pablo J. Calzada, DO, M.P.H.

Abstract: Mental Health Parity 

Brenda J. Connolly, DO

Abstract: Increasing Enrollment of Under-Represented Minority Students in Medical School

Dee H. Grimes, MBA

Abstract: Graduate Medical Education Funding:Making an Impact in Primary Care with Community Based Training 

Gregory Hill, DO

Abstract: Resident Work Hours and Patient Safety 

Frank J. Prerost, PhD

Abstract: Quality of Care in Nursing Homes 

Jan D. Zieren, DO, MPH

Abstract: Prescriptive Privileges for Psychologists (RxP) 

 

The Class of 2004 

Beverly Roberts Atwater, DO, PhD

Abstract: Cash and Counseling: Long-Term Home-Based Care 

Michael K. Cope, PhD

Abstract: National Standards for Nursing Home Staffing Ratios 

D. Todd Detar, DO

Abstract: Medical Charities and Faith-Based Organizations: A Positive Impact on Access to Healthcare 

Gail J. Dudley, DO

Abstract: The Impact of HIPAA on the Confidentiality of Electronic Medical Records 

Brain H. Hallas, PhD

Abstract: Cloning a Human or Potential to Cure Disease? The Issue of Stem Cell Research 

Gary R. Hill, DO

Abstract: Medicare Modernization and its Impact on Access to Affordable Care: The Privatization of Medicare? 

Maribeth Knight, DO

Abstract: Advance Directives 

Michael A. Krasnow, PhD

Abstract: Children’s Access to Affordable, Quality Vision Care

Heidi A. Morris, DO

Abstract: Unequal Access to Care and the Dilemma of the Uninsured 

Robin B. McFee, DO, MPH

Abstract: Pain Management 

Ira P. Monka, DO

Abstract: Improving Access to Affordable Health Care for Uninsured Families 

Susan M. Rose, DO

Abstract: Mandatory Continuing Medical Education Requirement by State Licensing Boards 

Bettye D. Stanley, DO, PharmD

Abstract: The Effectiveness of the New Initiative:Advancing HIV Prevention: New Strategies for a Changing Epidemic Among African American Women 

 

The Class of 2003

John Bulger, DO

Abstract: Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit 

Norman Scott Howell, DO

Abstract: Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) 

Duane G. Koehler, DO, FACOFP

Abstract: Changes in Oklahoma Medicaid 

Pascuala C. Reyes, DO

Abstract: The Oregon Health Plan: A State Model for Universal Health Coverage Boon to Bust 

Thomas A. Scandalis, DO, FAOASM

Abstract: The Impact of Elementary School Physical Education Programs on Childhood Obesity 

Philip Slocum, DO, FACOI, FCCP, FCCM

Abstract: Improving Access to Specialty Medical Care in Rural Missouri 

Charlene E. Smith, PhD

Abstract: Future Funding for Graduate Medical Education: Who Should Pay? 

Ken Steier, DO

Abstract: Resident Work Rules Legislation 

Kelli M. Ward, DO

Abstract: The Need to Control the Proliferation of Specialty Hospitals 

 

The Class of 2002

Dale J. Carlson, MM

Abstract: Federal Regulation of Physician Work Hours
Will Not Enhance Patient Safety

Charles Finch, DO

Abstract: Emergency Departments In Crisis: The Need for a Safety Net 

Darrel Lynn Grace, DO

Abstract: Impact of Centers of Excellence and Health Career Opportunity Programs on the Number of Underrepresented Minority Physicians 

Robert Kessler, DO

Abstract: Model State Emergency Health Powers Act: A Wrong Step in the Right Direction 

Stephen D. Laird, DO

Abstract: Putting out the Fire: Tobacco Education Will Improve Missouri's Health

Jeffrey W. Morgan, DO

Abstract: Discount Prescription Plans: President Bush's Proposal 

Earle M. Pescatore, Jr., DO

Abstract: Medicare Documentation Guidelines and their Impact on Healthcare Access and Cost

Policy Poster: Long Term Care in the United States: How Can Financing Be Improved Through Public Policy 

Michelle Powell-Cole, DO

Abstract: Telepsychiatry: A Viable Option to Increase Rural Access to Mental Health Care 

Thomas R. C. Ruetter, DO

Abstract: Effects of New Jersey Budget Deficits on the State Children's Health Insurance Program 

 

The Class of 2001

J. Steven Blake, DO

The Patients' Bill of Rights: Employer Liability

Paul J. Bruner, DO

The Direct Graduate Medical Improvement Act of 2001

Larry D. Cherry, DO

Utilization of Unused Prescription Medications (HB 1297)

Meredith A. Davison, PhD

Scope of Practice of Nonphysicians: The PA Perspective

Guy A. DeFeo, DO

The Treatment of Pain at the End of Life

Martin Diamond, DO

Prescription Drugs for the Medicare Population

Michael L. Kuchera, DO, FAAO

Osteopathic Physician Reciprocity Between
Ontario & Michigan

Trudy Milner, DO

Federal Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information

Alfred M. Pheley, PhD

Development of a National Health Care Information Technology Infrastructure

M. Bridget Wagner, DO

RU-486 Patient Health and Safety Protection Act

Amanda L. Weaver, MBA

Arizona's Incremental Health Reform to Address the
Unisured

 

The Class of 2000

Peter Bell, DO

The Prudent Layperson Standard and the Cost of
Emergency Care

Deborah Blackwell, DO

Deborah Heath, DO, MD(H), CSPOMM

State Children's Health Insurance Program:
A Target of Competing Priorities

Martin Levine, DO, FACOFP

Collective Bargaining by Health Care Providers

Myral Robbins, DO, FAAFP

The Debate Over Strategies to Reduce Teen Pregnancy

Robert Trenschel, DO

Implementation of Healthy People 2010 in Florida

Felecia Waddleton-Willis, DO, FACOFP

Medical Records Confidentiality: Critical Health Policy Concerns

Michael Weiss, DO, FACOOG

The Rationale for Adopting a Comprehensive
National Educational Campaign for the Management
of Osteoporosis

Roger Wohlwend, DO

Reducing Errors in Health Care

Joseph Yasso, DO, FACOFP

The Effects of Collaborative Practice on Access to Health Care

 

The Class of 1999 

David Alexander, DO

Should the American Public Have Complete Access
and Coverage for Emergencies?

Jeff Benseler, DO

Graduate Medical Education:
Physician Staffing Issues in Family Practice Residencies

Peter Dane, DO

Health Care Policies and Pain Management

John William Graneto, DO

Testing Osteopathic Medical School Graduates for
Licensure: Is the COMPLEX-USA the Most
Appropriate Examination?

Terry Johnson, DO

The Impact of the Balanced Budget Act on
Osteopathic Graduate Medical Education

Al Juocys, DO

Dual Choice: A Step Forward or Back for Quality
Managed Care?

Robert Maurer, DO

HMO Legislative Proposals: ERISA Waivers vs.
Effective Appeals

Bernard McDonnell, DO

Local Implementation of National Clinical Guidelines
in the Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction:
The Effort to Increase Quality and Decrease Cost

Scott Steingard, DO

The Impact of Physical Education on Childhood Obesity: An Arizona Perspective

Larry Suess, DO

Antidepressants Pharmacoeconomics:
A Comparison of State Medicaid Reimbursement Policy

 

The Class of 1998

Jack Bragg, DO

Osteopathic Internal Medicine Training and Cost
Containment

Russell Gamber, DO

Patient Satisfaction with Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment: A Clinical Outcomes Research Study

Steven Hinshaw, DO

The Expanding Scope of the Practice of Non-Physician Clinicians: What Osteopathic Physicians Need to Know

Gary James, DO

Policy Implications of Pain Treatment

Hollis King, DO, PhD

Occurence of Meconium-Stained Amniotic Fluid,
Pre-Term Delivery, Umbilical Cord Prolapse,
Use of Forceps, and Cesarean Section Delivery
in Women Who Received Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment During Pregnancy

Bradley Klock, DO

The Impact of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
on Inpatient Outcomes

Carol Monson, DO

Osteopathic Distinctiveness: Is It Alive and Well?

David Plundo, DO

The Impact of the Balanced Budget Act on
Osteopathic Family Practice Residencies

Thomas Stevenson, DO

Multi-State Licensure in the Telecommunications Age: A Review of Proposed Strategies for Care

Keith Watson, DO

Strategies for Promotion of
Osteopathic Graduate Medical Education

 

The Class of 1997

Margaret Aguwa, DO, MPH

The Professional Identification of a
Recent Graduate Class of the Colleges of
Osteopathic Medicine

Jerome Dixon, DO, MNS

Advance Directives: Will They Ever Advance?

Walter Grady, DO, Lt. Col., USAF MC

Tricare-Medicare:A Health Policy Dilemma and
Broken Promise for America's Retired Military

Terence Grewe, DO

The Physician Workforce in Oklahoma: National
Trends and Local Issues

John Hohner, DO

Illinois Medicaid Restructuring: A Barrier to
Preventive Foot Care for Diabetes?

Lorenzo Pence, DO

Practice Patterns of Osteopathic Family Physicians

George Pramstaller, DO, FACOFP

Medicaid's Move to Managed Care in Michigan:
Maintaining Access to Care in Rural Areas

Ebb Reeves, DO

Planning for Managed Care: Can Physician
Leadership Make It Work?

Robert Stomel, DO, FACOI, FACC

Practice Guideline Lessons From a Chest
Pain Management Model

 

The Class of 1996

Mark Cantieri, DO

Inpatient Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment: Impact on Length of Stay

James Dearing, DO

A Survival Strategy in the Changing Healthcare Environment

Dawn Fairley, DO

Osteopathic Dysfunction: Life or Death of Our Profession

Gail Feinberg, DO

Rural America: "I Still Don't Have a Physician"

David Goldberg, DO

Treatment of Substance Abuse: Well Worth the Price

Kirk Hilliard, DO, FACOI

The Intern Registration Program: A Time to Revisit

Paul LaCasse, DO, MPH, FACOEP

Physician Workforce Issues and Policy Options

Edward Lee, DO, MPH

Joint Physician Ventures: The Antitrust Issue

Gary Moorman, DO

The Education Crisis in Osteopathic Medicine

Karen Nichols, DO, FACOI

Death and the Reimbursement System

 

The Class of 1995

Michael Adelman, DO

The Effects of Tort Reform on Defensive Medicine

David Broder, DO

Mandating Advance Directives: A Unique Opportunity for Health Care Reform

James Cole, DO

Centralized Verification System

Bruce Dubin, DO, JD

Teaching Osteopathic Professional Infrastructure to
Osteopathic Medical Students: A Study and Proposal

Howard Feinberg, DO

Practice Guidelines: Have They Met Their Goals?

Ronnie Martin, DO

The Dangers of Piecemeal Health Policy:
An Example from the Pharmaceutical Industry

Thomas McWilliams, DO

A Promising Development in Postgraduate Education: DO/MD Collaborative Training for Family Practice

Martha Simpson, DO, R.N.

An Evaluation of Practice Location and Specialty Choice Among Female Osteopathic Physicians

Mary Theodoras, DO

The Dayton Area Health Plan: A Model Mandatory Non-Profit Managed Care Medicaid Program

Amelia Tunanidas, DO, FACOFP

Health Care Reform and the Business of Insurance

Larry Wickless, DO, FACOI

Board Certification and Managed Care

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