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

From the Director: From OMED to Convocation

The network has been very busy. In addition to processing data and preparing manuscripts from the OMM Utilization Study completed last September, we have participated in the AOA’s OMED conference last October in Seattle and in the AAO’s convocation this March in Louisville. We are also currently planning for this year’s fourth annual Network Membership […]

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April 12, 2015

From the Director: Studies begin and end.

It has been quite an exciting year for DO-Touch.NET. At the end of August we completed the data collection phase of the OMM Utilization Study funded by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). We are preparing to launch our new OMT Adverse Events Study in November. We also had our third annual Network Membership Meeting in […]

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October 1, 2014

From the Director: Network Updates

Needless to say, it has been a busy season for DO-Touch.NET.  We attended the AOA’s annual OMED conference in Las Vegas in September.  This led to several clinicians becoming new members of DO-Touch.NET following a well-attended presentation about the Network. 

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March 1, 2014