Past Events
9th International Conference on Advances in Osteopathic Research (ICAOR 9) September 14-16, 2012 London, England

John C. Licciardone, DO, MS, MBA, executive director of The Osteopathic Research Center, will serve as one of the keynote speakers for this conference sponsored by the British College of Osteopathic Medicine. His presentation, Osteopathic Manual Treatment for Chronic Low Back Pain: New Evidence from the OSTEOPATHIC Trial, will highlight results from this landmark study.

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Using Manual and Conventional Therapies to Enhance Musculoskeletal Health April 27-29, 2012 Fort Worth, TX, USA

Mark you calendar for this dynamic two and one-half day event that will focus on the latest evidence and advances relative to musculoskeletal research. Participants will have the opportunity to talk with leading researchers in musculoskeletal health, both from the United States and abroad. A highlight of the conference will be the inaugural presentation of the Murray Goldstein, DO Lecture.

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Visiting Professor at Cleveland Clinic November 9-10, 2009 Cleveland, OH

John C. Licciardone, DO, MS, MBA, executive director and Osteopathic Heritage Clinical Research Chair at The Osteopathic Research Center was invited to attend the Cleveland Clinic for a visiting professorship to discuss his osteopathic research. This invitation to Dr. Licciardone was the the first involving osteopathic research in conjunction with the Brentwood Foundation;s award to establish the Theodore F. Classen, DO, Chair in Osteopathic Research and Education. Leonard Calabrese, DO, who already holds the R.J. Fasenmyer Chair of Clinical Immunology at Cleveland Clinic, is the first holder of the Classen Chair. Dr. Licciardone?s presentation was titled, Osteopathic Research: From Basic Science to Clinical Practice (and Vice Versa). He provided a brief overview of The Osteopathic Research Center for the audience of largely allopathic physicians, residents, and affiliated researchers, and then went on to review basic osteopathic concepts, the evidence base for osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT), and emerging health services research relating to osteopathic medicine.

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2009 AOA Research Conference November 1-3, 2009 New Orleans, LA

The Translation of Genomic Science into Osteopathic Clinical Practice and Research

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Training Researchers in Manual Medicine (CANCELLED) March 23-24, 2009 Little Rock, AR

Part of the Osteopathic Collaborative Clinical Trial Initiatives Conference (OCCTIC) series, this research training conference will be held March 23-24, 2009 at The Peabody Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas, preceding the American Academy of Osteopathy Convocation. If you are planning to attend both this training conference and the AAO Convocation, you will need to register for the conferences separately.

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American Osteopathic Association Research Conference October 26, 2008 Las Vegas, NV

Leaders and researchers from The Osteopathic Research Center will provide updates on research being conducted at the ORC, located on the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Texas, during the opening session of the American Osteopathic Association Research Conference, Sunday, October 26, in Las Vegas, Nev.

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International Conference on Advances in Osteopathic Research September 5-7, 2008 Bradenton, FL

The seventh International Conference on Advances in Osteopathic Research (ICAOR) was held in Bradenton, Florida September 5-7, 2008. John C. Licciardone, DO, MS, MBA, the Executive Director of The Osteopathic Research Center (ORC), gave the keynote address for the seventh International Conference on Advances in Osteopathic Medicine. ORC researchers Lisa Hodge, PhD, and H. Fred Downey, PhD, also spoke at the conference, which was co-sponsored by the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine-Bradenton (Fla.). Dr. Hodge serves as the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Basic Science Research Chair for the ORC, and Dr. Downey is a Regents Professor and Principal Investigator at the ORC. Dr. Hodge received the Best Established Investigator Award at the conference.

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International Research Symposium on Somato-Visceral Interactions and Autonomic Mechanisms of Manual Therapy March 31 - April 1, 2008 Fort Worth, TX

Leading clinicians from the manual therapy professions and scientists investigating effects of somatic inputs on autonomic and visceral function met in Fort Worth, Texas on March 31-April 1, 2008 to discuss clinical impressions and state-of-the-art data of somatic stimulation on autonomic and visceral function from peripheral tissues and spinal and central nervous system levels.

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Advancing Osteopathy 2008 Conference February 1-3, 2008 London, United Kingdom

John C. Licciardone, DO, MS, MBA, executive director of the ORC, delivered the Keynote Address to open the Advancing Osteopathy 2008 Conference in London, England on February 1. The international conference was held in conjunction with the General Osteopathic Council meeting February 1 through February 3 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the United Kingdom Statutory Register of Osteopaths. The showcase event attracted over 1,000 delegates, including American osteopathic physicians and other osteopathic practitioners, researchers, and educators from across the globe. Dr. Licciardone?s presentation, sponsored by the National Council for Osteopathic Research, was entitled "What's the Evidence? Osteopathy Answers Back." The presentation applauded the achievements of osteopathic researchers and offered suggestions for future research directions.

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