Research experiences for students are designed to stimulate the imagination and instill commitment to evidence based practice and the generation of new knowledge.
PCOM investigators are committed to training students in research methodologies and
honing their communication skills. In turn, students contribute to formulation of
hypotheses, data collection and sharing of information in a collegial atmosphere within
the laboratory, patient care center or clinical research facility.
Medical student Jennifer Mao researches how machine navigation can be used during surgeries to place corrective screws in the spine.
Physical therapy students discuss their research into the iliocapsularis, a variant hip muscle found only in some people.
Doctor of clinical psychology student Ashley Poole explains her examination of healthcare students' perspectives on interprofessional education.
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association featured work by students, faculty and administrators.
Osteopathic medicine student Rex Lutz describes his research into minimizing complications in knee and hip replacement surgeries.
PsyD student Julia Boyle discusses her investigations into insomnia, sleep-related symptoms and health issues in adults.
DO student Annie Phung explains how her research works to understand barriers in coordinating care for older adults with cognitive impairments.