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.

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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News Brief: NYIT Recognized by ACSM for Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

Feature | Jun 21, 2018

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Awarded NYIT a Bronze Level Exercise Is Medicine® on Campus (EIMOC) award in recognition of several healthy lifestyle initiatives implemented at the Old Westbury campus.

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NYIT Experts Take Over in a Minute

Feature | Jun 04, 2018

Since 2017, The Academic Minute has featured a total of 13 NYIT experts, who have reached millions of influencers and other stakeholders.
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