2012 AACOM Research Grant Awardees

Medical Education Research

Tatyana Kondrashova, MD, PhD, ATSU-KCOM
Impact of early ultrasound education on development of clinical reasoning skills during first two years of osteopathic medical education through the use of phantoms and standardized patients

Rebecca Giusti, DO, Western U/COMP
Measuring the effectiveness of an intensive summer Osteopathic Principles and Practice teacher assistant training course

Institutional Research

William Cairney, PhD, OPTI-West
Pilot technical report system for teaching students and residents publication fundamentals

Joel Dickerman, DO, St Mary Corwin Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency

Evaluation of an osteopathic manipulation treatment program for chronic back pain to improve resident perceptions of Osteopathic manipulation

Patricia Sexton, DHEd, ATSU-KCOM

Understanding and enhancing LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) acceptance in osteopathic medical schools 

Suporn Sukpraprut, PhD, VCOM

Evaluation of quality of life and probability of excessive daytime sleepiness among osteopathic medicine residents in the Osteopathic Medical Network of Excellence in Education (OMNEE)

Mark Terrell, EdD, LECOM at Seton Hill
Multi-campus faculty development of educational scholars for integrating the Osteopathic Core Competencies into the preclinical curriculum

Institutional and Inter-Institutional Research

Grace Brannan, PhD, Ohio University COM
Factors affecting osteopathic residency choices