OMM Department Faculty Publications

Submissions for the 14th Annual Faculty Scholars Reception 2014

New York Institute of Technology ­ - College of Osteopathic Medicine
Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Serota Building PO Box 8000 Old Westbury, New York 11568

Journal article publications

1. Wolfgang Gilliar, DO, Dean, Professor and Sheldon C. Yao, D.O., Acting Chair, Associate Professor

Yao SC, Hassani J, Gagne M, George G, Gilliar W. “Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment As A Useful Adjunctive Tool For Pneumonia” J. Vis. Exp. (87), e50687, doi:10.3791/50687 (2014)

2. Joanne Donohuge, PhD, Assistant Professor

  • DiFrancisco-Donoghue, J.  Rabin, E, Lamberg, EM, Werner, WG.” Effects of Tyrosine on Parkinson’s Disease: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial”
  • Movement Disorder Clinical Practice Oct. 2014  [Epub ahead of print].
  • Southard, V; DiFrancisco-Donoghue J;” The 6MWT: Validity of a Pedometer and Instruction on 15m and 30m Courses in Adults with Parkinson’s Disease”
  • Journal of Geriatrics & Palliative Care 2014  [Accepted In Print].
  • Rabin E, Demin A, Pirrotta S, Chen J, Patel H, Bhambri A, Noyola E, Lackner JR, DiZio P, DiFrancisco-Donoghue J, Werner W. “Parkinsonian Gait Ameliorated With a Moving Handrail, Not With a Banister.”

3.  Michael Terzella, DO, Assistant Professor, Sheldon C. Yao, D.O., Acting Chair, Assistant Professor

Vazzana KM, Yao SC, Jung MK, Terzella MJ. “Perception-based effects of clinical exposure to osteopathic manipulative treatment on first- and second-year osteopathic medical students.” J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2014 Jul;114(7):572-80

4. Reem Abu-Sbaih, DO

Licciardone JC1, Kearns CM, King HH, Seffinger MA, Crow WT, Zajac P, Devine WH, Abu-Sbaih RY, Miller SJ, Berkowitz MR, Dyer R, Heath DM, Treffer KD, Nevins NA, Aryal S. “Somatic dysfunction and use of osteopathic manual treatment techniques during ambulatory medical care visits: a CONCORD-PBRN study.” J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2014 May;114(5):344-54. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2014.072.

Book Chapters

  1. Michael Terzella, D.O., Assistant Professor

    Terzella MJ,
    Hart A. (2015) Cerebral Palsy.  In Domino FJ (Ed.).  The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2015, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

    Schear M, Terzella MJ. (2015) Scleritis.  In Domino FJ (Ed.).  The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2015, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

    Terzella MJ,
    M. Durrani (2015) Id Reaction.  In Domino FJ (Ed.).  The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2015, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
     
  2. Reem Abu-Sbaih, D.O., Assistant Professor

    Abu-Sbaih R. (2015)Forbes E. Cystic Fibrosis. In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2015, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

    Abu-Sbaih, R., Young, J. (2014). Paranoid Personality Disorder - Trait Specified (PD-TS). In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2015, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

     

Abstract Publications (department authors in bold)

 

Department Poster Presentations:

  •  10/25/14 Case Report: Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome - More than just a Physical Dilemma
    Saira Shaheen MBBS,OMS II , Karan Lal OMSIV , Syed Muhammad Azam Bukhari, MBBS, FCPS, Reem Abu-Sbaih, DO Department of Osteopathic Medicine, NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine, OMED 2014 Oct 24-27
     
  • 10/25/14 American Osteopathic Association Research Conference, Seattle, WA
    Apoznanski T, Hanna M, Chow P, Donoghue J,  Mancini JD, Yao SC “Comparison of Multiple Balance Measures as Predictors of Falls in Parkinson’s Disease: A Pilot Study” Awarded 1st place in the Student Research Poster Competition
     
  • June 2014  The Effects of Tyrosine on Orthostatic Hypotension and Autonomic Responses in Parkinson Disease: Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial Joanne DiFrancisco-Donoghue, Ely Rabin, William G. Werner. 18th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders 8–12 June 2014 Stockholm, Sweden
     
  • 4/25/14 - NYIT Symposium on University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE) 2014
    Van Dine S, Yao SC, Li T. “Association between lumbar counterstrain tender points and lumbar segmental dysfunctions in a cohort of osteopathic medical students.”
     
  • 3/21/14 American Academy of Osteopathy Convocation, Colorado Springs, CO
    Cantazaro M, Vazzana KM, Chen A, Mancini J, Yao SC “Is there a Place for Osteopathy in Parkinson’s Disease Management? A Retrospective Case Control Study” -AAOJ Vol 14, No2, June 2014 pg 26
    Awarded 1st Place - Clinical Research at the Louisa Burns Osteopathic Poster
     
  • 3/21/14 American Academy of Osteopathy Convocation, Colorado Springs, CO
    Van Dine S, Yao SC, Li TS. “Association between lumbar counterstrain tender points and lumbar segmental dysfunctions in a cohort of osteopathic medical students.” 
    Awarded 2nd Place - Clinical Research at the Louisa Burns Osteopathic Poster
     
  • 3/21/14 American Academy of Osteopathy Convocation, Colorado Springs, CO
    Vazzana K, Yao SC, Terzella MJ. “A Retrospective Review of Osteopathic Care in Pediatric Patient”
    Awarded 3rd Place - Clinical Research at the Louisa Burns Osteopathic Poster
     
  • 3/21/14 American Academy of Osteopathy Convocation, Colorado Springs, CO
    Iacono L, Vazzana KM, Watari J, and Yao SC. “The Effects of Thoracic Cage Treatment with Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine on Speech in Parkinson’s Disease”
     
  • 3/21/14 American Academy of Osteopathy Convocation, Colorado Springs, CO
    Domalski R, Nimkoff L, Yao SC, Kooyman P. “Application of OMT in a Pediatric Postoperative Ileus Case”
    AAOJ Vol 14, No2, June 2014 pg 24 - Awarded 2nd Place in the category of student case study poster
     
  • 3/21/14 American Academy of Osteopathy Convocation, Colorado Springs, CO
    Apoznanski T, Abu-Sbaih R, DO, Yao SC. “The Role of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine in the Treatment of Dacryostenosis” - AAOJ Vol 14, No2, June 2014 pg 25
    Awarded 3rd Place in the category of student case study poster
     
  • 2/21/2014 NYSOMS - Regional Osteopathic Convention, Hauppauge, NY – Student Poster Competition
    Vazzana K, Watari J, Yao SC “Pulmonary Profile in Parkinson's Disease”
    Awarded 3rd place in the Student Research Poster Competition
     
  • 2/21/2014 NYSOMS - Regional Osteopathic Convention, Hauppauge, NY  – Student Poster Competition
    Chen A, Catanzaro M, Vazzana KM, Yao SC, Mancini J. “A Retrospective Chart Review of Osteopathic Assessment and Treatment of Patients with Parkinson’s Disease”

 

Honorees and Awardees

Reem Abu-Sbaih D.O., Assistant Professor

George Cheriyan, D.O. Instructor

Sarah Curtis, D.O., Assistant Professor

Theodore B. Flaum, D.O., Assistant Professor

Patricia Kooyman, D.O., Assistant Professor

Jayme Mancini, D.O., Ph.D, Assistant Professor

To Shan Li, D.O., Assistant Professor

Michael J. Terzella, D.O., Assistant Professor

Sheldon C. Yao, D.O., Associate Professor – Acting Department Chair

Certificate of Recognition. For participation as an item writer in the development of COMLEX Examinations, awarded by the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, 2014.

Awards

Sheldon C. Yao, DO

·         NBOME 2014 Item Writer of the Year for COMLEX-USA Osteopathic Principles and Practices

·         NYIT COM - Award for Excellence in Teaching - Clinical Sciences, Class of 2014, 5/19/2014

·         Featured in Who’s Who in Healthcare – Long Island Business News, 4/2014

·         American Osteopathic Association - Unsung Hero, 2/2014

Joanne Donoghue

·        Standard of Excellence 9/2014

View the OMM aDepartment Scholarly Publications and presentations from 2013

 
Contact Us

Old Westbury
Northern Boulevard, P.O. Box 8000, Old Westbury, NY 11568
516.686.3747 | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Academic Health Care Center
Northern Boulevard, P.O. Box 8000, Old Westbury, NY 11568
516.686.1300 | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Family Health Care Center
267 Carleton Ave., Central Islip, NY
631.348.3254 | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)