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ALEXANDER S. NICHOLAS, DO, FAAO, DIST. 
Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine - PCOM 
Professor and Chair


Dr. Nicholas serves as professor and chair in the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.

Specialty

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Board Certification

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, 1985

Education

  • Internship: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1975-1976
  • Medical School: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.), Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1975
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 1971

Courses

1st-3rd year medical curriculum: Osteopathic Principles and Practice/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Clinical rotations: 3rd and 4th year medical students

Awards

  • FAAO Distinguished Service Award for recognition of outstanding contribution to the Osteopathic medical profession, May 2017
  • PCOM Alumni Association's Certificate of Merit, March 2014
  • Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor, 2014
  • Honorary President, German-American Academy of Osteopathy (DAAO), 2013
  • Frederick Solomon, DO Award of Merit, 1999
  • Linback Award for Outstanding Teaching, 1996
  • Eimberbrink Award for Proficiency in Osteopathic Techniques, 1975

Memberships

  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association
  • American Academy of Osteopathy
  • German-American Academy of Osteopathy (DAAO)
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