Member Roster


Educational Council on Osteopathic Principles

Committee Description

The purpose of the Educational Council on Osteopathic Principles is to discuss ideas pertaining to the teaching of osteopathic principles and practices for the member institutions of AACOM, present recommendations for the improvement of curriculum in these areas on behalf of osteopathic medical education to the Board of Deans, assist new and developing colleges of osteopathic medicine in developing and implementating sound curriculum in osteopathic prinicples and practices, and to further develop consensus in the teaching of osteopathic principles and practices.

ECOP Coordinated the Glossary of Osteopathic Terminology.pdf (Adobe PDF, 856k)


Committee Leadership
Dr. Christopher A. Frothingham, DO
(Chair)
Facutly/Interim Chair OMM Dept/Course Director
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Biddeford, ME
United States

Dr. Kendi Hensel, DO, PhD
(Chair)
Associate Professor, NMM/OMM Residency Director
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Fort Worth, TX
United States

Dr. Anthony Michael Will, DO
(Vice Chair)
Clinical Associate Professor, Board Certified NMM, Board Certified Family Medicine
Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
Glendale, AZ
United States

Dr. Rebecca Giusti, DO
(Secretary)
Chair for the Department of OMM and Assistant Professor of OMM
Western University of Health Sciences/College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Pomona, CA
United States

Dr. John Jones, DO, MEd
(Historian)
Chair, Osteopathic Principles and Practice
William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hattiesburg, MS
United States

Dr. David Boesler, DO, MS
(Regular Member)
Chairman and Associate Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice
Nova Southeastern University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
Fort Lauderdale, FL
United States

Dr. Angela Branda, DO
(Regular Member)
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Biddeford, ME
United States

Dr. Lisa R. Chun, DO, MS, FNAOME
(Regular Member)
Chair, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Buies Creek, NC
United States

Dr. David Coffey, DO, FAAO
(Regular Member)
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Auburn Campus
Dadeville, AL
United States

Dr. Jay B. Danto, DO
(Regular Member)
Program CO-Director, Chair OMM Joplin Campus
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine - Joplin
Joplin, MO
United States

Dr. Lisa A. DeStefano, DO
(Regular Member)
Chairperson Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
East Lansing, MI
United States

Dr. Robin Dyer, DO, MME
(Regular Member)
Chair and Professor of OMM
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Tulsa, OK
United States

Dr. Walter Ehrenfeuchter, DO, FAAO
(Regular Member)
Professor and Director, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Suwanee, GA
United States

Dr. David Eland, DO, FAAO
(Regular Member)
Professor Department of OMM
Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens, OH
United States

Dr. Heather Ferrill, DO, MS, MEdL
(Regular Member)
Chair and Associate Professor OPP
Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Parker, CO
United States

Dr. Jose Sebastian Figueroa, DO
(Regular Member)
Assistant Professor, Clinician
Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
Des Moines, IA
United States

Dr. John Glover, DO, MS, FAAO
(Regular Member)
Professor
Touro University California
Vallejo, CA
United States

Dr. Laura E. Griffin, DO
(Regular Member)
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of OPP, Program CO-Director
University of Pikeville - Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
Pikeville, KY
United States

Miss Sharon Gustowski, DO, MPH
(Regular Member)
Chair & Associate Professor, Osteopathic Principles, Practices & Integration
University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine
San Antonio, TX
United States

Dr. David G. Harden, DO
(Regular Member)
Chair for the Deparment of OMM
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Virginia Campus
Blacksburg, VA
United States