Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Digest

Welcome to the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (or OMM) Digest. Explore our research projects, clinical and medical education programs and specialties, and our extracurricular organizations and activities.

Alumni Profile: David Yulda

Profile | Sep 21, 2018

When David Yulda, D.O, Ph.D., had the chance to leave Siberia and move to the United States, he took it. Already a trained doctor specializing in otolaryngology, he and his wife chose to base themselves in New York City. That’s when he discovered NYITCOM’s unique Émigré Physician Program.
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Student Profile: James Docherty

Profile | Sep 19, 2018

Before heading the Cayman Islands for a family vacation, NYITCOM student James Docherty learned he was the new chair of the Committee on Medical Education, one of the AMA Medical Student Section Standing Committees.


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Medical Students Get in the Game With Their New Teaching Tool

Feature | Aug 22, 2018

Nephro360, a new teaching tool developed by Assistant Professor Alexsandr Vasilyev and NYITCOM students Ivan Bandovic and Dylan Carmichael, uses virtual reality and gaming technologies to help students learn about the kidney.


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Coating the Next Class of Future Physicians

Feature | Aug 16, 2018

The newest medical students in NYITCOM received their white coats, a rite of passage signifying their official start in medical school.


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Alumni Profile: Daniel Ferrara

Profile | Aug 13, 2018

As founder, president, and chairman of the board of Island Medical Management, Daniel Ferrara (D.O. '86) has always been focused on giving back to people who need it most.
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Medical Students Treat Patients in Ghana and the Dominican Republic

Feature | Aug 03, 2018

NYITCOM students travelled to Ghana and the Dominican Republic for medical outreach and service learning. They went home with an experience they will never forget.


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Video: “Fuel” Does a Female Runner’s Body Good

Feature | Jul 23, 2018

In a Facebook Live session, Assistant Professor Joanne Donoghue, Ph.D., and NYITCOM student Mina Divan, talk about the right and wrong ways for runners to fuel their bodies.


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Facebook Live: Is Curbing Calories Actually Curbing Weight Goals?

Event | Jul 19, 2018

Joanne Donoghue, Assistant Professor, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM), discusses her research on the metabolic problem of under-eating and exercising among female runners.
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Student Experience in OMM Department

Blog | Jul 12, 2018

In addition to labs and lectures, we offer opportunities to take part in clinical preceptorships and OMM research activities, poster presentations, and education efforts.
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Pain Management with a Human Touch

Feature | Jul 12, 2018

According to Associate Professor Sheldon Yao, D.O., the future of pain management is through osteopathic manipulative treatments.


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