AACOM Announces the 2019 Research Grant Awardees

July 08, 2019

AACOM congratulates the 2019 grantees of its annual Research Grant Program. This program supports research in osteopathic medical education by providing topic-specific medical education and institutional study grants to qualified applicants from colleges of osteopathic medicine.

Osteopathic Inter-Institutional Research

  • Adrienne Z. Ables, PharmD, MS, MedEd
    Faculty Vitality in Osteopathic Medical Schools: Implications for Faculty Development

    Participating Organizations:
    Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine—Carolinas Campus (VCOM-Carolinas)
    Indiana University School of Medicine

    Robert A. Augustyniak, PhD
    Amy K. Ribera, PhD
    Shanna M. Stuckey, MS

  • Angela Machelle Linsenmeyer, EdD, WVSOM
    Examining the Efficacy of Mobile Device Use in Capturing and Reporting Entrustable Professional Activity Data

Participating Organizations:
Arkansas Colleges of Health Sciences
Des Moines University—College of Osteopathic Medicine (DMU-COM)

Elizabeth K. McClain, PhD
Leslie Wimsatt, PhD

Osteopathic Institutional Research

  • William Blazey, BS, DO, NYITCOM
    Effects of Student Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Use on Clinical Performance in Osteopathic Medical Students

    Jerry Balentine, DO; Bhuma Krishnamachari, PhD

  • Nils Viesturs Brolis, DO, RowanSOM
    Use of Hybrid Simulation to Enhance Clinical Skills Training in Medical Students

    Kevin Overbeck, DO; Pam Basehore, EdD, MPH

  • Leslie Catron, MAED, BSN, RN, CHSE, CHSU-COM
    A Pilot Study of Faculty Student Advisor Training Using Standardized Participant Encounters to Develop Competency in Difficult Student Conversations Involving Complex Feedback Skills

    Mahboob Qureshi, MD, PhD, MPH

  • Kelli Glaser, DO, ATSU-SOMA
    Determining if a Required Online Graded Curriculum in the Clerkship Years Enhances Student Performance on National Standardized Exams

    Denise R. Sackett, DO; Valerie Sheridan, DO

  • Elizabeth Oviawe, PhD, EdS, MSBI, MMIS, MSc, NSU-KPCOM
    Development of an Advanced 3D Immersive Simulation-based Application for Enhanced Interprofessional Core Competency and Patient-Centered Care

    Martha Snyder, PhD, PMP; Laurie Dringus, PhD

  • Melissa K. Thomas, PhD, MSPH, MSA, MCHES, OU-HCOM
    Testing the Effectiveness of an Amish and Mennonite Narrative Photography Project in Increasing Cultural Competency among Medical Students

    Tracy Shaub, DO

  • Mary Wurm-Schaar, PhD, Med, OU-HCOM
    Exploring Medical Students Numeracy Skills and Tolerance for Ambiguity

    Thu Hoan, DO

AACOM's Research Grants Program includes awards for medical education research and institutional research.

Visit AACOM Research Grants for details.