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It’s a Match! NYITCOM Class of ’18 Learns Their Residency Matches

Feature | Mar 20, 2018

At Match Day, an event with all the anticipation of an NFL draft, NYITCOM students learned where they would complete their medical residency training.


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The Effects of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) on Parkinson’s Disease

Blog | Feb 12, 2018

Our research is aimed at determining the way in which OMT can improve the life of people living with Parkinson’s Disease.
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Treatment of Concussion

Blog | Feb 12, 2018

Comparing the effect of osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) versus concussion education in the treatment of concussion.
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NYITCOM Students Take the Lead in Research

Feature | Oct 23, 2017

Six NYITCOM student posters placed first or second at the 2017 American Osteopathic Association Osteopathic Medical Conference and Exposition.


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NYITCOM: 40 Years of Evolution and Revolution in Osteopathic Medicine

Feature | Sep 21, 2017

To celebrate its 40 years of medical education, NYITCOM held a two-day anniversary event, which included a black-tie gala and academic symposium.


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NYITCOM Faculty Present Parkinson’s Disease Research at International Conference

Feature | Jul 07, 2016

Researchers travel to Berlin to share promising results of osteopathic treatment.


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NYITCOM Researchers Awarded Grant for Parkinson’s Disease Research

Feature | Jul 01, 2016

Study will examine the effects of osteopathic manipulative medicine on patients.


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Sheldon Yao

Profile | Jan 19, 2016

Yao has been involved with conducting clinical research to investigate the effects of osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) on Parkinson’s Disease. Preliminary data of these studies have shown that OMM techniques targeting the spine and extremities to decrease muscle spasms and increase range of motion has been effective in helping to improve motor function and balance in subjects with more advanced Parkinson’s Disease.
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NYIT Announces Through the Lens Photography Winners

Feature | Jan 23, 2015

A village in Bangladesh, a Boston aquarium, and a global health mission in El Salvador inspired the winners.
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