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AACOM Announces the 2019 Research Grant Awardees

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

    Co-Investigators:
    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)

Co-Investigators:
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


    Co-Investigators:
    Jerry Balentine, DO; Bhuma Krishnamachari, PhD

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


    Co-Investigators:
    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


    Co-Investigator:
    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


    Co-Investigators:
    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


    Co-Investigators:
    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


    Co-Investigator:
    Tracy Shaub, DO

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


    Co-Investigator:
    Thu Hoan, DO


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

Visit AACOM Research Grants for details.