OMM Department Faculty Publications
OMM Department Scholarly Publications and presentations 2013:
 
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.      Sheldon C. Yao, D.O., Acting Chair, Assistant Professor
Michael Terzella, D.O., Assistant Professor
 
Yao SC, Hart A, Terzella MJ. “An Evidence-Based Osteopathic Approach to Parkinson's Disease" Osteopathic Family Physician Volume 5, Issue 3, Pages 96-101, May 2013
 
2.      Sheldon C. Yao, D.O., Acting Chair, Assistant Professor
Michael Terzella, D.O., Assistant Professor
Theodore Flaum, D.O., Assistant Professor
 
Meghpara MK, Terzella MJ, Flaum TB, Jung MK, Yao SC. “Usefulness of Video Learning for Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) Techniques in the Educational and Clinical Setting” American Academy of Osteopathy Journal, Volume 23, # 3, pages 24-30, September 2013
 
3.      Sheldon C. Yao, D.O., Acting Chair, Assistant Professor
Vazzana KM, Chan V, Wenzel C, Yao SC, “The Effect of the Student American Academy of Osteopathy Summer Preceptorship Program on Students' Perception of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment” American Academy of Osteopathy Journal, Volume 23, # 4, pg 14-20, December 2, 2013
 
4.      Jayme Mancini, D.O., Ph.D, Assistant Professor
Mancini, JD, Burns, DK. (2013) “Osteopathic management of a family with inherited cervical dystonia” American Academy of Osteopathy Journal, 23(3):30-37, September 2013
 
5.      Elizabeth Caron, D.O. Assistant Professor
Caron, E. “Allostasie, toucher et viscères, le potentiel médical de la médecine ostéopathique” La Revue de Médecine Manuelle Ostéopathie, no 43, July 2013
 
 
Book Publications
1.      Sheldon C. Yao, D.O., Acting Chair, Assistant Professor
Flaherty J, Yao S. (2014) Lumbar (Intervertebral) Disk Disorders. In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
 
Taranowicz A, Yao S. (2014) Helminthic Parasitic Infection. In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
Publication Date: May 20, 2013
2.      To Shan Li, D.O., Assistant Professor
Janosevic D, Li T  (2014) Cryoglobulinemia. In Domino FJ (Ed.),  The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014 Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
 
Kapner D, Li T  (2014) Huntington Disease. In Domino FJ (Ed.),  The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014 Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
 
3.      Michael Terzella, D.O., Assistant Professor
Terzella MJ, Hart A. (2014) Cerebral Palsy.  In Domino FJ (Ed.).  The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
 
Schear M, Terzella MJ. (2014) Scleritis.  In Domino FJ (Ed.).  The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
 
4.      Theodore Flaum, D.O., Assistant Professor
Flaum TB, Milko M. (2014). Endocarditis, Infective. In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
Flaum TB, Beers K. (2014). Glomerulonephritis, Postinfectious. In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
 
5.      Patricia Kooyman, D.O., Assistant Professor
Giordano J, Kooyman P. Horner syndrome. In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
 
6.      Reem Abu-Sbaih, D.O., Assistant Professor
Forbes E, Abu-Sbaih R. Cystic Fibrosis. In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
 
 
Poster presentations
1.      Kathleen M. Vazzana, OMS III, Angela Hart, OMS IV, Reem Abu-Sbaih D.O., Sheldon C. Yao, D.O.“Effect of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Thoracic Cage Techniques on Parkinson’s Disease Patients” 10/2/2013. AOA Research Conference (Las Vegas, NV) J Am Osteopath Assoc. January 2014 114:e1-e47
Awarded 2nd place in the Student Research Poster Competition
 
2.      Sara Soshnick, OMS III, Sheldon C. Yao, D.O., Reem Abu-Sbaih, D.O., and To Shan Li, D.O. “The Role of Counterstrain in Treating Posterior Lumbar Transverse Process, Psoas, and Piriformis Tenderpoints in a Cohort of Medical Students with and without Back Pain.” 3/2013 American Academy of Osteopathy Convocation (Orlando, Fl)
Awarded first place for Best Student Scientific Research Poster
 
3.      Jocelyn Young OMS III, Sheldon C. Yao, D.O., Reem Abu-Sbaih, D.O., and To Shan Li, D.O. “2nd Year Osteopathic Student Evaluation of the Prevalence of a Positive Thomas Test and a Psoas Tenderpoint Before and After Treatment with Counterstrain Technique.” 3/2013 American Academy of Osteopathy Convocation (Orlando, Fl)
Awarded second place for Best Student Educational Poster
 
4.      Kathleen M. Vazzana, OMS III, Sheldon C. Yao, D.O., and Michael J. Terzella, D.O.
“Effects of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) Clinical Exposure on First and Second Year Osteopathic Medical Students’ Perception of OMT”.  3/2013 American Academy of Osteopathy Convocation (Orlando, Fl)
Awarded third place for Best Student Educational Poster
 
5.      Melissa Meghpara OMS III, Sheldon C. Yao, D.O., Theodore B. Flaum D.O., Michael J. Terzella, D.O. “Usefulness of Video Learning for Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) Techniques in the Classroom and Clinical Setting”3/2013 American Academy of Osteopathy Convocation (Orlando, Fl)
 
6.       Duroseau N, Gilliar W, Li T.S., Harper B, Manning R, Jung M, Basta S, Tegay D, Krishnamachari B
“Opinions about Adjunctive Therapies in Parkinson’s Patients”4/4/13-4/6/13 NYSOMS-ROC, Scholar Research Poster, New York, NY
 
 
Presentations
Edward Gotfried, DO, FACOS, Associate professor
Gotfried E. “ANANSI TRICKS MRS. MOSQUITO - KNOWLEDGE TRANSMISSION BY STORY TELLING” [presentation] Keynote Speaker, Global Multidisciplinary Academic Meeting, University of Santiago, Praia, Cape Verde, March 27 – 30, 2014

Gotfried E. “Malaria Education of School Aged Children in Ghana” [presentation]   InSight2 Symposium – Engaging the Health Humanities, University of Alberta, Canada,  May 24 – 25, 2013
 
Gotfried E. Lardner D. “Malaria Education of School-Aged Children in the Kwahu-Eastern Region, Ghana” [presentation]  2nd International Allied Health Professions Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland October 3, 2013
 
Honorees and Awardees
Reem Abu-Sbaih D.O., Assistant Professor
Elizabeth Caron, 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., Assistant 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, 2013.
 
Michael J. Terzella, DO
 2013 Item Writer of the Year for COMLEX-USA Osteopathic Principles and Practices.
The NBOME undertook an objective evaluation of more than 300 item writers who contributed to the COMLEX - USA Osteopathic Principles and Practice in 2013. The committee concluded Dr. Terzella's items are a model for the type and format needed to produce a valid, high-quality examination that assesses competences for osteopathic medicine and related health professions.  Awarded by the National Board of Medical Examiners, 2013
 
Sheldon C. Yao, D.O., Acting Chair, Assistant Professor
NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine - Preceptor of the Year Award for Excellence in Teaching, Class of 2013, 5/20/2013
 
Elizabeth Caron, D.O. Assistant Professor
American Osteopathic Association, Guardian of the Profession, October 2013 - A Guardian of the Profession is an osteopathic physician who advances the culture of osteopathic medicine by having served in a local, state or national osteopathic leadership role. A Guardian also demonstrates a strong sense of pride in the osteopathic medical profession and works actively to advance osteopathic medicine with colleagues and the general public.
American Osteopathic Association, Unsung Heroes, September 2013- An Unsung Hero is an osteopathic physician who has enhanced the image of osteopathic medicine by living each day as an example of what an osteopathic physician should be. Serving as an outstanding physician and role model, he or she enhances our profession, creates opportunities for current and future DOs, and instills pride in being a DO and a member of the AOA.
 

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