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OMED 2023 Posters

Research track

Research abstracts from OMED 2023

The latest findings from new and seasoned researchers were featured.

All posters and recordings, including the poster winners, can be accessed via the AOA Online Learning webpage.

Research posters presented during the OMED23 Poster Session and Student Poster Competition are now available for viewing on the AOA Online Learning platform. Expand your knowledge and support the advancement of osteopathic research by viewing the ePoster videos.

Registration is required to access the research videos. Once registered and logged in, visit the online learning platform, and navigate to the AOA-OMED Research Posters 2023 webpage. You may also use the search feature to access the videos by searching for “Research” and then enrolling in the “AOA-OMED Research Posters 2023” module.

Instructions to access the AOA Online Learning portal:

To access the videos, go directly to the AOA Online Learning “AOA-OMED Research Posters 2023” webpage. If you have never accessed AOA Learning, please login using your old AOA credentials or search for your account from the login page. If you are unable to login or reset your password, please reach out to If you do not have an AOA login, you will need to register.

Physicians can claim up to two (2) credits of AOA Category 2-B CME by viewing the recorded ePosters over the next year. To claim these credits and receive a certificate, the participant must view the posters (no minimum requirement) and complete a brief evaluation. Once the participant submits their viewed posters, their CME credits will be granted and the participant will receive a certificate of completion.

If you have any questions, please contact Gloria Dillard, MPH, Director of Research Grants, at or at (312) 202-8006.

Approved research abstracts are published in the December 2023 online edition of The Journal of Osteopathic Medicine.

Research poster winners

1st Place Winners – $500

Poster #: *PH9
PI Name: Kally Ann Dey, OMS IV
Institution: Midwestern University/Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Title of Project: National Prevalence and Quality of Medical Spanish Education in US Osteopathic Medical Schools: An Approach to Improve Health Equity

Poster #: *C26
PI Name: Harrison A. Patrizio, OMS III
Institution: Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine
Title of Project: Improved Cardiac Auscultation Competency Interweaving Visual, Auditory, and Tactical Stimuli: A Preliminary Study

Poster #: *H7
PI Name: Joshua Clayton Ranta, OMS II
Institution: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Title of Project: Are Physicians Capturing Enough Data to Make Infant Growth Charts Useful Diagnostic Tools?

2nd Place Winners – $250

Poster #: *B9
PI Name: Alexandra Crawford, OMS II
Institution: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Title of Project: Ovariectomy Exacerbates Lung Allergic Responses, but not Vascular Endothelial Function in a Mouse Model of Asthma

Poster #: *C49
PI Name: Robert Steinberg, OMS III
Institution: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Title of Project: Exploring the Impact of Osteopathic Medical School on Body Composition: A 4-Year Longitudinal Study

Poster #: *C28
PI Name: Seth J. Spicer, OMS II
Institution: Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine
Title of Project: Quantifying the Effect of Thoracic Myofascial Release on Muscle Tone, Stiffness, and Elasticity

Poster #: *C33
PI Name: Artiom Daniel Efimenko, OMS IV, 2LT
Institution: Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine
Title of Project: The Army Combat Fitness Test’s (ACFT) Ability to Screen and Predict Musculoskeletal injury: A Retrospective Chart Review

Poster #: *H3
PI Name: Thomas Scully, OMS III
Institution: University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine
Title of Project: Trends in Contributions to the Osteopathic Political Action Committee: A Twenty-Two-Year Analysis

Poster #: *H16
PI Name: Ashley Sundin, OMS IV
Institution: Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Title of Project: Analyzing ChatGPT’s Proficiency In Multiple Choice Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Questions: Insights and Implications

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