From the Director: Rationale for the Technique of the Month

The mission of DO-Touch.NET is to advance the science of osteopathy.  There are great opportunities and challenges achieving this mission.  One challenge is to assure that what we do, what we say we do, and why we do these approaches are comparable. 

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February 14, 2019

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From the Director: Breaking news from 2018 Annual Meeting

For three years, we have been given the opportunity to hold the DO-Touch.NET annual meeting just before the AAO Convocation.  As with each year, this year we left Dallas with tremendous outcomes and energy.  At previous annual meetings, we have focused on building a research culture in OMM. 

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June 1, 2018

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From the Director: Moving Forward

DO-Touch.NET will remember 2017 as a year of unprecedented productivity. Our second study, the “OMM Utilization Study,” continues to progress into unforged territory.

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November 1, 2017

From the Director: Accident, Intention, or Observation

Whether it begins by accident (Pasteur and Penicillin) or by intention (AT Still and Osteopathy), advances in human existence occurs through systematically collected serial observations.   In the 21st century, human kind is constantly collecting observations. Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google estimates that “every two days we create as much information as we did from […]

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June 12, 2017

From the Director: Reflections on 2016

Greetings and happy holidays! Throughout many parts of the world, the end of the year is a time for thanksgiving, celebration, reflection, assessment, planning, and hope.  Here at the administrative offices of DO-Touch.NET, the network whose purpose is to assist in advancing health through research on osteopathic manipulative medicine, we are thankful for the work […]

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December 1, 2016

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From the Director: DO-Touch.NET Activity

I hope this newsletter finds you well and that your summer has been full of activity, fun, and some rest. This summer we have been very active within DO-Touch.NET at the A.T. Still Research Institute and I am excited to tell you about our work.

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September 1, 2016

From the Director: Participation in the OMT safety study

As you are well aware, we are planning our 4th DO-Touch.NET Annual Meeting which will precede the AAO Convocation in Orlando, FL, on March 16, 2016.  This pre-conference workshop will focus on adverse events in manual medicine and will offer up to 8.5 category 1-A CME credit at a reduced rate to DO-Touch.NET members. 

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February 1, 2016

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From the Director: Awards and Publications

Wow, the time has flown and the activity level has been high since we last spoke!  We are excited to announce that our first publication originating from DO-Touch.NET data, published in the March 2014 Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA), received the George W. Northup, DO, Medical Writing Award We were also invited by […]

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October 1, 2015