February 15, 2008
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Dr. John Licciardone and Dr. Hollis King
Dr. John Licciardone and Dr. Hollis King

Dr. Licciardone has private audience with Prince of Wales

Dr. John Licciardone, executive director of the Osteopathic Research Center, and Dr. Hollis King, associate executive director of the ORC, met with His Royal Highness, Prince Charles of Wales, earlier this month to discuss the role of the ORC in conducting research to provide evidence on the efficacy of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT). The meeting was in conjunction to the Advancing Osteopathy 2008 Conference and the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) meeting in London Feb 1-3.

Dr. Licciardone also delivered the conference's keynote address titled "What's the Evidence? Osteopathy Answers Back" at the opening session hosted by the National Council for Osteopathic Research. The conference attracted more than 1,000 delegates, including American osteopathic physicians and other osteopathic practitioners, researchers and educators from across the globe.

Prince Charles, who is Patron of the regulatory body the General Osteopathic Council in England, spoke on global health issues at the GOsC reception prior to conference, at which 1,300 DOs and osteopaths registered to attend the GOsC educational forum. UNTHSC logo


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