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College of Osteopathic Medicine Receives Four Awards at National Conference

During the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Annual Conference held April 22-25 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, NSU-COM received four awards in areas ranging from research and communications to innovation.

Marti Echols, Ph.D., M.Ed., assistant dean of medical education, and Rogerio Faillace, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics, received the Outstanding Medical Education Research Poster and Presentation Award for their project entitled “The Effects of Hippotherapy on Children and Adolescents with Asperger’s Disorder.”

OMS-III Jacob Triplet was presented with the inaugural National Student Researcher of the Year Award, which was established to recognize an osteopathic medical student researcher who demonstrates a high degree of quality in the realm of basic science, translational, or clinical research.

Dianna Silvagni, J.D., clinical assistant professor of medical education, received the inaugural Outstanding Advancement in Osteopathic Medical Education Award in relation to the college’s Art, Medicine, and Observation Program.

The college also received a Best Video/Podcast Award for its innovative marketing/recruitment video that was presented “in honor of the exceptional communications and marketing, media relations, public education, and promotion exhibited by NSU-COM.” The award-winning project was produced in partnership with NSU’s advertising company Fahlgren Mortine and NSU-COM colleagues Scott Colton, B.A., APR, COM/HPD director of medical communications and public relations, Debra Gibbs, B.A., medical communications coordinator, Stephanie Petrosky, M.H.A., R.D., director of administrative services and special projects, and Delfina Wilson