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1961 - 1981

I was mentored by George Andrew Laughlin, DO, a grandson of A.T. Still, MD, DO

the founder of Osteopathy 


Graduated from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

1965 - 1966

Interned at Waterville Osteopathic Hospital (Maine)

1966 - 1968

Practiced General Medicine in Waterville, ME


I was asked to take over the practice of the internationally recognized Cambridge, MA Osteopathic physician Perrin T. Wilson, DO. I ran the practice from 1968 - 1973. 


I was in the first Muscle Energy Tutorial conducted by Fred L. Mitchell, DO, FAAO,

the founder of MET



I established the first hospital - based OMT Service in the country at Waterville Osteopathic Hospital

This became a model for the Osteopathic Profession. I served as Director from 1973 - 1978. 



I developed the first 5 level OMT Coding system with Medicare. 

This system was eventually modified and utilized by the CPT coding system. 



I served as advisor to the AOA liaison committee for establishing osteopathic criteria in the June 1976 AMA Sample Criteria for Short - Stay Hospital Review. 

It was published as Model Criteria for Screening: Professional Standards Review Organization (PSRO) U.S. department of HEW.  Before the osteopathic criteria were added and published, I defended the osteopathic component of the document before a group of AMA and HEW representatives.

1970 - Present

Taught over 300 small group OMT Seminars.

OMT approaches taught in these seminars have been

Functional/Lauighlin - Still
Finding AGR/Key Dysfunction and Sequencing your OMT Treatment
Cranial Sacral
Strain-Counterstrain (S/CS)
High Velocity/Low Amplitude (HV/LA)

1978 - 1997

Established and conducted an OMT practice in Norman, OK

From 1979 -1982 I served as Professor and Chair of OPP section of Oklahoma College of Osteopathic Medicine, now OSUCOM.

Taught in the MSU - COM post graduate OMT/CME program and served as Chair of the Advanced MET and Functional/Laughlin-Still courses

1978 - Present

Clinical Professor of Biomechanics

Michigan State University - College of Osteopathic Medicine

1997 - 2005

Professor and Chair of OPP section at the

University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM)

I designed and implemented a unique and creative OPP curriculum for that specific educational and clinical conditions in southeastern Kentucky.

2005 - Present

Professor of OPP at the

University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM)

Director of Musculoskeletal Medicine at Pikeville Medical Center 

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