The DO-Touch.NET Coordinating Center is housed within the A.T. Still Research Institute of A.T. Still University. This center provides support and guidance to all members and serves as the network’s operational base.
Coordinating Center Team
Brian, F. Degenhardt, DO, C-NMM/OMM – Director
Jane Johnson, MA – Associate Director
Ms. Johnson, MA, is DO-Touch.NET’s Associate Director, working with the rest of the Coordinating Center Team to provide the PBRN members with the support they need to fulfill the DO-Touch.NET mission and purpose. With her extensive experience with research design and statistical analysis, she is a strong promoter of the research conducted by DO-Touch.NET. Her research interests include simultaneously evaluating the effectiveness and safety of OMT, identifying patient and clinician characteristics that can be used to determine how well a patient will respond to OMT, and comparing the effectiveness of OMT to other conventional and alternative forms of treatment.
G. Franklin, MBA – Data Manager
Mx Franklin, MBA, AdeC, is our Data Manager (aka knowledge wrangler). Their work supports the PBRN’s data collection methods by assuring data quality, developing storage warehouses, writing code, and maintaining data accessibility. They are the applied Data Scientist at the A.T. Still Research Institute, where they investigate ways to provide better access to data for scientific investigators. Their study areas include evaluating methods for delivering scientific content to the general public, creating partnerships for diverse viewpoints in the scientific community to ensure equitable access for stakeholders.