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115th Annual MOA Spring Scientific Convention


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Welcome! Dear Colleague: Welcome to the Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA) 115th Annual Spring Scientific Convention held May 14-17, 2014 at COBO Center in Detroit. As your host, the MOA hopes you find this year’s Spring Scientific Convention an educational, informative and enjoyable experience. Upon arrival, please pick up your pre-registration materials located on the third level in the Atrium. You may also register onsite if not pre-registered. Your name badge will have a unique identifying bar code, please wear your name badge each day and scan name badge twice daily during designated times (you do not have to scan out). Computers are available in room 311-A for completing online evaluations, MOA staff available to assist you at your convenience. This year’s Spring Scientific Convention offers 29 hours AOA Category 1-A credits plus two (2) additional credits may be earned for completion of a post convention Outcomes Survey. A total of 31 AOA Category 1-A credits anticipated. The Outcomes Survey will be emailed to all registered attendees in June. If you do not have an email address and want to participate, please contact the MOA CME Department. This year’s Spring Scientific Convention includes four days of osteopathic medical education lectures and exhibits. CME will be offered on a wide range of clinical topics including OMM, geriatrics, cardiology, emergency room trauma, narcotics epidemic, ophthalmology, surgical topics, pediatrics, patient/physician protection Issues, and more. Again this year, MOA is offering eight (8) hours of Saturday CME sessions that also qualifies for Florida re-licensure requirements. Approved specialty credits to date are AOBEM (26), AOBPMR (3), AOBOG (7), AOBIM (12), AOBNMM (1) and AOBFP (29). Please join us in welcoming keynote luncheon speakers Martin S. Levine, D.O., MPH, FACOFP dist., AOA Past President from New Jersey and Meredith Perry, D.O., urology resident at Detroit Medical Center who will both share their unique medical experiences. Over 30 exhibitors will set up displays on levels 3 and 4, located outside sessions and in the Atrium. Hours are Wednesday 2:30 p.m.-Friday 6 p.m. Please visit with exhibitors to learn valuable information regarding products and services offered that may benefit you or your practice while getting updated on industry trends pertinent to the field of medicine. Scientific research exhibits will be on display in room 410-B Thursday and Friday. The competition provides osteopathic medical students, residents, fellows and attending level physicians an opportunity to present their medical and scientific research to the osteopathic profession. The competition demonstrates the very best of what osteopathic medicine is and reaffirms the profession’s commitment to the advancement of science in osteopathic medicine. Awards announced during the Friday luncheon. Please join us in honoring incoming MOA President Myral Robbins, D.O. during the Friday evening President’s welcome reception on the 72nd floor and top of the GM Renaissance Center! Sincerely, Education Committee Co-Chairs

R. Taylor Scott, D.O.

Aaron Ellenbogen, D.O.

MOA free CME Watch your inbox 30 days after convention or by June 18 for the outcomes measurement survey that will be emailed to attendees of MOA’s 115th Annual Spring Scientific Convention, May 14-17, 2014. Physicians who complete this survey will earn 2 additional hours of AOA Category 1-A CME credits. The deadline for completion of the survey is July 24, 2014. After that date the survey will be void.

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MOA Board of Trustees BOARD OF TRUSTEES MOA Mission Statement The purpose and mission of the Association shall be to advance the science and art of osteopathic medicine, education and research; to improve health care and promote the benefits of scientific advancement in the treatment, prevention, and alleviation of human ailments; and to strengthen and promote osteopathic medicine in Michigan by shaping the health care delivery system to better serve the community.

MICHAEL D. WEISS, D.O., President

EDWARD J. CANFIELD, D.O., Immediate Past President

Dr. Weiss is in private practice in obstetrics and gynecology (OB-GYN) and serves as the director of the Women’s Wellness Institute in Rochester Hills. He serves as the primary physician for Metro Vein Centers of Rochester Hills in that location. Dr. Weiss is an assistant professor of OB-GYN at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he graduated and has served as the alumni association president. Dr. Weiss is an Oakland County Osteopathic Medical Association trustee and an American Osteopathic Board of OB-GYN distinguished fellow

A family physician, Dr. Canfield has practiced medicine in the Thumb of Michigan for the past 20 years. He is currently working in Caro, Michigan. Dr. Canfield is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM), and is a clinical assistant professor with MSUCOM. He is an assistant professor of family practice for Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Canfield is a member and past president of the Eastern Michigan Osteopathic Association and a former board member of the Michigan Association of Osteopathic Family Physicians. Dr. Canfield is also the Michigan Osteopathic Association’s representative as trustee to the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Board. Dr. Canfield’s wife, Dr. Cheryl Canfield, is also an osteopathic family physician who works in their home town of Sebewaing, Michigan. Together, they have four children.

MYRAL R. ROBBINS, D.O., FAAFP, FACOFP, President-elect Myral R. Robbins, D.O., FAAFP, FACOFP is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is board certified in Family Medicine and was awarded fellowship status by both the AAFP and the ACOFP. She is a graduate of the AOA-OUCOM Heritage Foundation National Health Policy Fellowship and the MSUCOM Faculty Development Fellowship. Dr. Robbins has served as president of the MSUCOM Alumni Board and also is a past- president of the Michigan Association of Osteopathic Family Physicians. Dr. Robbins was the founding Osteopathic Program Director of the Family Medicine Residency at MSU-KCMS, now WMed, in Kalamazoo, MI. She has been active in the osteopathic profession at the state and national level including serving on AOA councils and bureaus related to medical education, health policy and medical quality. She has been a Trustee of the MOA since 2007 and currently serves as President-elect.

ROBERT G.G. PICCININI, D.O., dFACN, Secretary/Treasurer Dr. Piccinini is in private practice with Associates in Psychiatry in Sterling Heights. Sub-specializing in Forensic and Geriatric psychiatry. Dr. Piccinini earned his credentials from Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency and Fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin, respectively. He is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. He serves on that board as Vice-President. He is the youngest member of the American College of Neurology and Psychiatry to be bestowed the honor of Distinguished Fellow in 2007 and serves as their President-elect and Program Chair. He is past president of Macomb Osteopathic Medical Association. He has served in different roles in the past with Ford Motor Company and Henry Ford Hospital. 8 || 115th annual spring scientific convention

KURT C. ANDERSON, D.O., Past President Dr. Anderson works for MidMichigan Physicians Group through MidMichigan Health System, and is the medical director for sports medicine at Central Michigan University. He also teaches in the athletic training program at CMU. He earned his credentials from A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and is a Michigan delegate to the AOA House of Delegates. Anderson is a two-time past president of Michigan Association of Osteopathic Family Physicians and member of American Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Sports Medicine and the Michigan Association of Medical Examiners.

LAWRENCE J. ABRAMSON, D.O., MPH, Trustee Dr. Abramson currently serves as the Chair of the Michigan Hospital Association Patient Safety Organization. He served for many years the Quality Director for McLaren Oakland (formerly Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital) in Pontiac. He earned his credentials from Des Moines College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery and University of Michigan. Board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice and a Fellow of the American College of Medical Quality, he is a Michigan Osteopathic Association and a Michigan Association of Osteopathic Family Practitioners trustee and has a history of leadership roles with numerous medical organizations.

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CHAUN GANDOLFO, Student Doctor Trustee


Mr. Gandolfo is a graduate of Michigan State University, where he graduated at the top his class with a Bachelor of Science in physiology and human Biology, achieving a 4.0 GPA overall. He is currently in his second year as a medical student at the Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine. Chaun serves as Treasurer of the MSUCOM class of 2016 Executive Board, and as Vice President of the MSUCOM Peer Mentor Organization. He is also a member of the Student Osteopathic Medical Association and Sigma Sigma Phi, an honors fraternity for osteopathic medical students. Chaun currently works as an anatomy lab teaching assistant and as a private tutor in physiology and biochemistry. He volunteers with various medical organizations in addition to volunteering regularly at Ele’s Place in Lansing.

Dr. Prokop is an associate professor with Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (MSUCOM) Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a clinical associate professor for the International College of Osteopathic Medicine in Milan, Italy. An MSUCOM graduate, Prokop holds numerous fellowships and is a member of several professional medical associations. He is on the governor’s Advisory Committee on Pain and Symptom Management and is an Ingham Osteopathic Association past president.


JOHN W. SEALEY, D.O., Trustee Dr. Sealey is a private practice thoracic and vascular surgeon in Metro Detroit. He maintains hospital affiliations with Harper University, Sinai-Grace, Detroit Receiving, St. John Macomb and St. John Oakland hospitals. He is also associate program director for the general surgery osteopathic residency program at Sinai Grace Hospital. An American College of Osteopathic Surgeons fellow, Sealey earned his credentials from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and North Carolina Central University.

Dr. Glines currently serves as Director of Medical Education, Associate Medical Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program at Oakwood Southshore Medical Center in Trenton. Additionally, Dr. Glines is the Women’s Health Expert for Medicaid Modernization, a multistate collaboration project. He serves as Expert Medical Reviewer of Medical Malpractice Claims for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and on Clinical Practices and Processes for New Technologies and Interventions for the Federal Agency for Health Research and Quality. Dr. Glines received his Doctorate from Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he is also elected to the Governing Board of the Statewide Campus System. He was board certified and granted Fellowship in the ACOOG. He has served as Clinical Professor of OB/GYN at both MSU and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. At LECOM, he additionally served as Co-Director of the Reproductive Systems Course and was the Chief to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Glines has thrice been honored as Outstanding Clinician of the Year at LECOM.

Dr. Wolf is Chief of Interventional Radiology at Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital in Commerce and the program director of the radiology residency program there. He is a clinical assistant professor of diagnostic radiology with Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He earned his credentials from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and Eastern Michigan University. Dr. Wolf is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology by the American Osteopathic Board of Radiology. In addition to MOA, he is active with the American Osteopathic College of Radiology (AOCR) and is a fellow of the AOCR.


JASPER YUNG, D.O., Intern-Resident Trustee

Dr. Postlewaite is the OB/GYN Program Director for Metro Health Hospital in Wyoming. He is a graduate of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, completing his residency in OB/GYN at the Chicago Osteopathic Hospital. Dr. Postlewaite has served as President of and was honored in 2007 as Distinguished Fellow to the ACOOG; he additionally serves the ACOOG as Board Member of the Medical Education Foundation, and was Secretary/Treasure from 2005 to 2009. He is currently an AOBOG member and Board examiner, and is the Vice Chair to the Graduate Medical Education Committee. At Metro Health Hospital, he serves the Credentials Committee and has been the OB/GYN Program Director since 2011. Dr. Postlewaite was named Outstanding Physician of the Year in 2003 by Delnor Hospital, where he also served as President to the Delnor Medical Staff, Board of Directors and Trustees member, and was Chairman of the Credentialing Committee.

BRUCE A. WOLF, D.O., Trustee

Dr. Yung is the EM/IM Chief Resident at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Osteopathic Division. He is a graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Florida, completing his internship at St. John Hospital. He currently serves as the Chair of the MOA Council of Interns/Residents, with past service as Vice-Chair and as the Resident Delegate Representative for MOA Oakland County. Dr. Yung has additionally served as Alternate Delegate Representative for the AOA House of Delegates and was Resident Representative for the MSU-SCS Educational Standards Committee. He volunteers at St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital and at the Rasak Family Clinic. He is a member of UAAO, MSUCOM, ACOEP, ACOI, and AMA.

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MOA Convention Schedule WEDNESDAY / 5.14 / 3 CME

THURSDAY / 5.15 / 9 CME (Intern-Resident program on p. 20)

9:00 a.m.

7:00 a.m.


Room 410-A

Breakfast SESSION Beating Cardiovascular Disease

Room 310-A

MOA House of Delegates

Cardiology Update

The MOA House of Delegates is the legislative and policy-making body of the association. The House is responsible for adoption of the annual budget, election of officers and directors, election of AOA delegates and alternates, bylaw amendments, component societies and various policies and positions.

Room 410-A pre-registration required Does not qualify for CME

Moderator: Scott Ebenhoeh, D.O.

Moderator: Malcolm Williamson, D.O. Speaker: Samuel Fillingane, D.O.

8:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m.

7:00 a.m.

Larry Diamond, PharmD

Room 311-A

9:00 a.m.

Registration Atrium


Geriatrics Update

Room 310-B

Moderator: Carol L. Monson, D.O. 4:00 p.m.

• Lipid Controversies in Geriatric Medicine David Neff, D.O.

CME Morning Evaluation 7:00 a.m.

CME Morning Scan-In

Outside of the Session Rooms

Salwal Anton, D.O. Stanley Sczecienski, D.O.

7:00 a.m.

Scientific Research Exhibits Room 410-B

Randy Lieberman, M.D.

ROOM 410-A Pre-registration required

Richard Pascucci, D.O. 4:00 p.m.

CME Scan-In


Outside of the Session Rooms

Medical Potpourri:

4:00 p.m.

Room 310-B

CME Evaluation Room 311-A

Moderator: Stephen Bell, D.O.


8:00 a.m.

5:00 p.m.

• Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

Luncheon PROGRAM Boston Marathon Bombing: Medical Preparation and Teamwork

• Rheumatologic Considerations in the Geriatric Patient

• Pelvic Pain and OMT Mary Goldman, D.O.

11:00 a.m.


6:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.


Michael Wieting, D.O.

Room 310-A

Daniel Harber, D.O.

• Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes


• Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) for the Geriatric Patient

Moderator: Mary Goldman, D.O.

• Update on Stress Testing

7:00 a.m.

5:00 p.m.

Hands On Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy (OMT)

• Anticoagulation: What is an Intern, Resident, Attending and Pharmacist to Do?

• Immunization Update: Myths & Truths

Moderator: John E. Bodell D.O., FACOS Keynote Speaker: Martin S. Levine, D.O., MPH, FACOFP dist., AOA Past President 1:30 p.m.

Visit the Exhibits 1:30 p.m.

OMM Hands On Room 410-B

Anthony Ognjan, D.O., FACP

1:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m.

Interns, Residents and New Physicians Program

• Contaminated Steroid Infections Karen Speirs, D.O.

Room 313-A

10:00 a.m.

1:30 p.m.

CME Afternoon Scan-In

• OMM Approach to Cervicalgia Lisa A. DeStefano, D.O.

• Inflammatory Myopathies Bernard H. Rubin, D.O., FACOI

Outside of the Session Rooms

6:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m.

1:30 p.m.

Sally Murad-Kejbou, D.O.

Room 311-A

• Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: • New Innovations in Opthalmology Osteopathic Perspective Barbara Ann Zajdel, D.O.

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CME Afternoon Evaluation

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FRIDAY / 5.16 / 9 CME (continues on next page) 7:00 a.m. Thursday, 1:30 -5:00 p.m.

MOA Student Program & MSUCOM/ DME Expo Room 320 FOR 1st year COM Students (Class of 2017)

Breakfast Session Testing, Diagnosing and Treating Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Room 410-A pre-registration required Does not qualify for CME

of the 26 SCS hospitals regarding clerk-

Moderator: R. Taylor Scott, D.O. Speaker: Daniel Maxwell, D.O.

ship opportunities and the opportunity

7:00 a.m.

Information will be available from each

to meet and ask questions of DME and site clerkship coordinator regarding their medical education programs.

CME Morning Evaluation Room 311-A

7:00 a.m.

CME Morning Scan-In

FAmily Medicine Update

• Advanced Lipid Testing Steven Margolis, M.D. 3:00 p.m.

• Adult Obesity/Bariatric Surgery Carl Pesta, D.O. 4:00 p.m.

• Five Keys to Health and Wellness Using Osteopathic Principles and Philosophy Sylvia Mustonen, D.O. 5:00 p.m.

• Complimentary and Alternative Care for Geriatric Patients

Joseph T. Rannazzisi, J.D., RPH, Deputy Assistant Administrator, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration 9:30 a.m.

• The Rational and Responsible Prescribing and Withdrawal of Prescription Narcotics

• The Unintended Consequences of Irresponsible Narcotic Prescribing Families Against Narcotics Members with James Berry, D.O. 9:00 a.m.

Moderator: Craig Glines, D.O., MSBA, FACOOG

Scientific Research Judging

8:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m.

• Womens Health: Evaluation of Breast Mass Surgery

2:00 p.m.

• America s Prescription Narcotic Abuse and Addiction Epidemic

11:00 a.m.

Room 310-B

Moderator: John Bodell, D.O., FACOS

8:00 a.m.

7:00 a.m.


Room 310-A

Room 310-A

Moderator: Joseph Naughton, D.O., FAODME, MBA

James Berry, D.O.


The Continuum of Wellness

RAtional Treatment of Pain

Outside of the Session Rooms




John Bodell, D.O., FACOS 9:00 a.m.

• Optimal Aging Carol Monson, D.O. 10:00 a.m.

• Pediatric Obesity Ramona Wallace, D.O. Gwen Williams, MSW 11:00 a.m.

Family Medicine Update: Motivational Interviewing & Patient Empowerment for Chronic Disease State Management and Prevention Ramona Wallace, D.O. Gwen Williams, MSW

Room 410-B

Scientific Research Exhibits Room 410-B


Scientific Research Awards Presentation Room 410-A

Moderator: Lawrence J. Abramson D.O., MPH NOON

Luncheon PROGRAM The Unexpected Face of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Room 410-A Pre-registration required.

Moderator: R. Taylor Scott, D.O. Speaker: Meredith Perry, D.O. 1:30 p.m.

Visit the Exhibits 1:30 p.m

OMM Hands On

Edward Rosick, D.O., MPH

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MOA Convention Schedule FRIDAY / 5.16 - continued

SATURDAY / 5.17 / 8 CME

1:30 p.m

7:00 a.m.

Room 311-A

Room 310-B

1:30 p.m


ROOM 310-B (Qualifies for Florida CME)

7:00 a.m.

Moderator: Harold Friedman, D.O.

Continental Breakfast

CME Afternoon Evaluation CME Afternoon Scan-In

Outside of the Session Rooms

• CME Morning Scan-In Outside of the Session Rooms


ER/LA Opioid REMS*

Room 310-B Pre-registration and separate sign-in (FDA requirement opioid training for rational prescribing)

Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care Moderator & Speaker: William Morrone, D.O. *Presented by the American Osteopathic Association in partnership with the Collaborative for REMS Education (CO*RE), supported by an independent educational grant from the ER/LA Opioid Analgesics REMS Program Companies (RPC). The program has been approved for 3 AOA Category 1-A CME credits. Prescribers who attend the THREE hour session and take the assessment, which covers the entire U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Blueprint, will be considered RPC/FDA-approved completers.



Laura Lovett, CPC, CPMA, CEMC CONCURRENT SESSION - 2 to 6 pm

Emergency Room Trauma Room 310-A

Moderator: Chad Kovala, D.O. 2:00 p.m.

• What s New in Concussions Thomas Giancarlo, D.O. 3:00 p.m.

• Orthopaedic Spine Speaker TBD 4:00 p.m.

• Orthopaedic Trauma: Hip Fractures Benjamin J. Best, D.O. 5:00 p.m.

• Therapeutic Modalities for Pain Management Post-Trauma David Jankowski, D.O.

7:00 a.m.

• CME Morning Evaluation Room 311-A

7:00 a.m.

• Registration Atrium CONCURRENT SESSION - 7:30 to 11:30 AM

Providers™ Clinical Support System Medication Assisted Treatment Room 310-A

Pre-registration and separate sign-in. This course has been approved for 4 credit hours of AOA Category 1A and 1B.

Moderator & Speaker: William Morrone, D.O. Providers™ Clinical Support System Medication Assisted Treatment (PCSS-MAT) is the OfficeBased Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders. This session is a 4-hour live training. The second half of the course is a 4-hour online self-study & exam. The combined face-to-face training and online self-study/exam will provide the required 8 hours needed to obtain the waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in office-based treatment of opioid dependence. Participants will receive instructions on how to access the online study via email after the first session is completed. Mandatory sign-in/out is required for documentation of attendance. Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Physicians™ Clinical Support System for Medication Assisted Treatment (1U79TI024697) from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

CONCURRENT SESSION - 7:30 to 11:30 am

Dialogs in Patient/Physician Protection Issues

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

• HCV/HIV Update 2014 Peter Gulick, D.O. 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

• Domestic Violence Leah Taraskiewicz, HAVEN-Oakland 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

• Professional & Medical Ethics: Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine – Ethical Challenges Leonard Michael Fleck, PH.D. 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

• Florida Laws and Rules Daniel Schulte, J.D. Kerr Russell Attorneys and Counselors 11:30 a.m.


Room 310-B Pre-registration required.

Sponsored, in part, by: The Doctors Company NOON

CME Afternoon Scan-In Outside of the Session Rooms


CME Afternoon Evaluation Room 311-A GENERAL SESSION - noon to 4 pm

Dialogs in Patient/Physician Protection Issues ROOM 310-B (Qualifies for Florida CME)

Moderator: William Morrone, D.O. NOON

• Risk Management: Prescription Drug Abuse, A Silent Killer Christine Pickard, MJ, BS, RN, CPHRM

Friday, May 16 • 7:00-10:30 p.m.

President s Reception A celebration honoring Incoming MOA President Myral Robbins, D.O.

Coach Insignia Restaurant GM Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI 48243

1:00 p.m.

• Prevention of Medical Errors Sam Watson MSA, CPPS & Gary Roth, D.O. 3:00 p.m.

• Prescribing Controlled Substances: Federal and State Laws William Morrone, D.O.

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MOA Method for Obtaining CME Credits


Three Easy Steps for using the MOA Online Evaluation and Attestation System

Under this reporting system you may obtain a Certificate of Attestation for your participation by completing online evaluations for all educational sessions attended during the MOA Spring Convention.

1 Scan your name badge

he Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA) has developed a simplified and convenient method to obtain CME credit for the 115th Annual Spring Scientific Convention through the webbased CME Scanning System, Evaluation and Certificate of Attestation process.

Computer kiosks are located in room 311-A for your convenience, MOA staff available to assist. Scanners will be located outside of lecture rooms and at MOA registration.

CME hours will be submitted to the American Osteopathic Association upon completion of the online evaluation process by July 1, 2014.

Note: You may login and logout of the system as many times as you wish using your user name and password. Your responses will be saved and you will have the ability to go back in and edit previous responses until your evaluation is completed. This means that you may log in and evaluate one session or one day at a time rather than having to wait until the conclusion of the convention. The system will automatically log you out after 10 minutes of inactivity, if you are using this evaluation tool at a public access computer (i.e. kiosk), please remember to logout when you are finished.

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You must scan your name badge at designated locations once in the morning and once in the afternoon as part of the MOA attendance process.

2 Log in 2014SpringEvaluation User Name: AOA number or Badge number Password: MOACME

3 Complete BOTH evaluations

Complete the Session Evaluation and then the Overall Evaluation before clicking on the Certificate button.

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Keynote Presentations

Thursday Breakfast Beating Cardiovascular Disease Samuel Fillingane, D.O.

Thursday Luncheon Boston Marathon Bombing: Medical Preparation and Teamwork Martin S. Levine, D.O., MPH, FACOFP dist

Dr. Sam Fillingane is dedicated to cardiovascular risk reduction. His passion for CV risk reduction led him to develop a treatment protocol for cardiovascular disease that has had great success in reducing cardiovascular events in a high-risk patient population. As the host of the national television program "Straight to the Heart," Fillingane sought to help viewers beat cardiovascular disease by sharing his expertise and knowledge. Dr. Fillingane is a graduate of Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine and Biosciences. Dr. Fillingane also did his rotating internship in Kansas City at Lakeside Hospital, which included cardiology training at St. Luke’s Hospital. Dr. Fillingane is the founder and CEO of Fillingane Medical Clinic in Jackson, Mississippi and a medical director for Jackson Sleep Laboratory. He was selected as the AOA Mentor of the Year in 2009 and is a Fellow in the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery.

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As sports medicine physician for the Boston marathon, Dr. Levine brings a unique perspective to the Boston Marathon bombing tragedy. A distinguished fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, Dr. Levine has a family practice in Bayonne, N.J., and Jersey City, N.J. He serves as associate dean for educational development, professor of family medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. Dr. Levine also serves as discipline chief of family medicine and associate professor of clinical family medicine at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine's New Jersey Clinical Campus based at Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences. He was the founding director and DME of the Family  Medicine Residency at Christ  Hospital in Jersey City. Dr. Levine has served on the American Osteopathic Association’s Board of Trustees since 2000; becoming its 115th President from July 2011July 2012.

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Friday Breakfast

Friday Luncheon

Testing, Diagnosing and Treating Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

The Unexpected Face of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Daniel Maxwell, D.O.

Meredith L. Perry, D.O.

Dr. Daniel Maxwell is the director of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine of Northeast Michigan in Alpena, Michigan and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Michigan State University. Dr. Maxwell is on the leading edge of Alpha-1 treatment, identifying 18 patients with the genetic disorder in 1 year alone. He is board certified in sleep medicine, critical care medicine, pulmonary diseases and internal medicine. Dr. Maxwell serves on the medical staff of Alpena Regional Medical Center and is the former program director for the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship program at Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital Medical Center/McLaren Oakland. He was a partner at Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Consultants and Director of Clarkston Sleep Center in Clarkston, Michigan. Dr. Maxwell is a decorated veteran and former Commander in the Medical Corps of the United States Naval Reserve. He has served as consultant for Critical Care Medicine and chair of Critical Care Medicine Test Construction Committee for the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Perry was a senior flight surgeon in the U.S. Navy, deployed to Afghanistan, where her squadron was involved in a mid-air collision in 2009. Four of her patients and friends died. A 2006 graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Perry is now a resident in urology at Detroit Medical Center. Dr. Perry joined Fatigues to Fabulous, an organization that helps female veterans find employment and transition to the civilian world. Through this organization, Dr. Perry speaks about her recovery from PTSD from that 2009 event, inspiring other veterans to manage their own PTSD. She is a 2008 graduate of the Naval Aviation Medicine Institute. Dr. Perry completed her general surgery residency at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital. In active U.S. Navy duty from 2007 to 2011, Dr. Perry served as Officer in Charge of the Occupational Health Clinic at Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indiana and as Officer in Charge of Marine Air Group 40 Flight Line Air Station at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan.

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Scientific Research Exhibits


he MOA hosts Scientific Research Exhibit Competitions during the spring and autumn conventions. These competitions provide osteopathic medical students, residents, fellows and attending level physicians an opportunity to present their medical and scientific research to our profession. The SRE event demonstrates the very best of what osteopathic medicine is and reaffirms the profession’s commitment to the advancement of science in osteopathic medicine.

General Information Complete the exhibit application ( and submit to the Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA) by May 1, 2014. This deadline will be strictly enforced. If you submit after the May 1, 2014 deadline, the SRE Committee will contact you if they wish to accept your submission. All contributing authors will be notified via email that their electronic applications have been successfully received by the MOA, including the entirety of the abstract. Applications are processed by the MOA on a first-come, first-served basis for review by the Scientific Research Exhibit (SRE) Committee. Submissions will be accepted for presentations by the SRE Committee only if they meet currently acceptable academic and scientific standards, including proper abstract format that includes a summary of data. The SRE Committee reserves the right to reject applications and limit the number of entries. The SRE Committee will inform applicants no later than May 8, 2014 whether their applications have been accepted for presentation at the 2014 MOA Spring Scientific Research Exhibit, along with a reminder of exhibit information details. Visit for applications and more information.

Criteria Judges, working in teams, evaluate the exhibits based on criteria established in four domains: 1. Setup background/hypothesis 2. Work measurement/data collection 3. Analysis results/medical application 4. Presentation well organized/illustrated

Cash Awards Winning participants from the Spring Scientific Convention will receive these cash awards: First place:...............................$1,000 Second place:.............................$750 Third place:.................................$500 Outstanding case report:..........$250 People s Choice:.........................$100

Andrew Taylor Still (ANDY) Achievement Award Additionally, the Andrew Taylor Still (ANDY) Achievement Award may be presented to an outstanding exhibit. The ANDY Award, which includes an exquisitely carved crystal piece and a $1,500 cash prize, is not awarded every year. This award is reserved for only those who best reflect the principles of osteopathic medicine with their research exhibit. Past ‘‘ANDY’’ Award Winners 2013: Shane R. Sergent, D.O. 2007: Scott Fannin, D.O. 2006: Heather Lake, D.O., Rob Wall, D.O., Loai Marouf, D.O. and Chris Buatti 1999: Lisa Vredevoogd, D.O., Mark Notman, PhD, Martin Hogan, PhD and William Johnston, D.O. 1997: Rick Hallgren, PhD 1995: Edward Loniewski, D.O., Joseph Williams, D.O., Anthony Bahu, D.O. and Rob Schafina, D.O. 1993: Frank A. Paul, D.O.

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Past SRE Winners and Honorees 2011



Brian Keyes, D.O.

Rachelle Tognacci, D.O.

Dawn Bodell, D.O.

2013 Joshua Thomas, Midwestern University

Brandon Behjatnia, D.O. MPT

Amy L. Opperer, D.O.

Jon Suleskey, D.O., FACOS

2012 Robert Collins, D.O., Metro Health Hospital

Elizabeth Hanlon, D.O.

Gregory McIntosh, D.O.

Vanessa L. Harkins, D.O.

Nicholas S. Hoeve, D.O.

Leanna Withrow

Mary J. Hughes, D.O.

Autumn Scientific Convention First Place

Second Place 2013 CPT Kevin Martin, D.O., MC, USA 2012 Darin Quach, MSUCOM Third Place 2013 Jaimin Patel, D.O. 2012 Thereseann Huprikar, MSUCOM Outstanding Case Report 2013 Sonali Soral, D.O., McLaren Macomb 2012 Dustin Bivins, D.O, WMU School of Medicine People’s Choice Award 2013 Rob Zondervan, MSUCOM 2012 Juliana Rodrigues, D.O., Genesys Regional M.C. Honorable Mention 2013 Ramona Wallace Kwapiszewski, D.O, Muskegon Family Care 2013 Lauren Kuehne, MSUCOM

Spring Scientific Convention

Shane R. Sergent

Jay Lonsway, D.O.

Molly Maniscalco, D.O.


Michael Daugherty, D.O.

Jaskiran Jhajj, D.O.

Christopher Beal, D.O.

John Lanesky, D.O.

Joel M. Post, D.O.

Tiffany Lasky, D.O.

Darryl Reaume, D.O.

Tanya Itani Taival, D.O.

Steven Roth, D.O.

Matthew Farrugia, D.O.

John Suleskey, D.O.


Christopher J. Pham, D.O.

Carrie Fitzgerald, D.O., MPH Nicole Szell, OMS3


Karen Estrine, D.O.

Michael S. Hoff, D.O.


Courtney Tabaka, OMSIV

Darryl Reaume, D.O.

Jeffrey Mueller, D.O.

Scott Welle, D.O.

Douglas Iddings, D.O.

Richard Carr, D.O.

Tarek Pacha, D.O.

Michael Kia, D.O.

Nawal Ragheb, D.O.

Jim Bevenour, D.O.

Paul Seed, D.O.


Marc G. Kapraw, D.O.

Alka Indurkhya, D.O.

Karla Witzke, D.O.

Obonoruma Ekhaese, D.O.

S.B. Lucas, D.O.. N.G. Liomba, D.O.

Karen Estrine, D.O. Tarek Pacha, D.O.


Malcolm Molyneux, D.O.

First Place 2013 Joel M. Post, D.O., McLaren Orthopedic Hospital 2012 Samer Totonchi, D.O., McLaren Macomb Hospital

Monica Maka Nafsou, OMSIV

Russull Doubrava, D.O.

Terrie Taylor, D.O.

Stephen Swetech, D.O.

Donald Bartkowski, D.O.

Eric Sevensma

Erik Hedlund, D.O.

Jay Lonsway, D.O.

Second Place 2013 Joel Abbott, D.O., St. John Providence Osteopathic 2012 Steven R. Dyer, D.O., Detroit Medical Center


Dmitriy Pales, D.O.

Brian Yost, D.O.

Beth Makowski, D.O.

Thomas Mohr, D.O.

Scott Devinney, D.O.

Mohammad F. Katranji, D.O.

Karen Nielsen

David Prieskorn, D.O.

Third Place 2013 Robert Collins, D.O., Michigan Head & Spine Institute 2012 Jamie Bartley, D.O., Botsford Hospital

Karla D. Witzke, D.O.

Taryn Papandria, D.O.

Elizabeth Wagner, D.O.

Michael Oleyar


Outstanding Case Report 2013 Katilin Hanlon, D.O., McLaren - Macomb 2012 Elizabeth Hanlon, D.O., McLaren Macomb Hospital

Jeffrey Schock, D.O.

Kari Hortos, D.O., FACOI

Christopher Shiepis, D.O.

Chandan Gupte, RD, MA

Amy Brode, D.O.

Patricia Moore, RN

People’s Choice Award 2013 Katelyn Wiseman, OMS II - MSUCOM 2012 Michael Burla, MSUCOM, Detroit Medical Center

Darryl Reaume, D.O.

Carolyn Majors, D.O.


B. Tarl Hamisch, D.O.

Honorable Mention 2013 Steven Proper, D.O. 2013 Darin Quach, OMS III, PhD candidate

Kelly Janis, MSU COM

Mary Joy Hyde, D.O.

2012 Adrian Dews, Sr., D.O., St. John Providence Health System 2012 Kathryn Dalton, D.O., Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital 2012 Lucas D.F. Watts, Sparrow Hospital

Rob Wall, D.O.

Chandan Gupte, RD, MA

John Goudreau, D.O.

John Homa, D.O.

Roc McCarthy, D.O.

Steven Roth, D.O., FACOS

Julia Casner, D.O.

Clarence L. Nicodemus, PhD

Nancy L. S. Patel, D.O.

William Johnston, D.O.

Samuel Allen, D.O.

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Additional Programs Intern-Resident Program

Student Program MSUCOM/DME Expo

Thursday, May 15

Thursday, May 15

Generously Sponsored by:


First-year COM Students (Class of 2017)


An annual event where the 26 hospital systems in MSUCOM Statewide Campus System have a booth staffed with their DME and clerkship coordinator


Thursday May 15, 2014, 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.


MOA 2014 Spring Scientific Convention Cobo Center, Detroit


To provide students with:

1:30 to 5:00 p.m. COBO Center / Room 313-A

1:30 – 1:40 p.m.

Welcome Edward Loniewski, D.O., MOA Past President Jasper Yung, D.O., Chair, Intern-Resident Committee

1:30 to 5:00 p.m. COBO Center / Room 320

• Information from each of the 26 SCS hospitals regarding clerkship opportunities

1:40 – 3:15 p.m.


• An opportunity to meet and ask questions of DME and site clerkship coordinator regarding their medical education programs

Susan Sanford, JD, Independent Health Care Consultant 3:15 – 4:00 p.m.

Understanding Medical Professional Liability Insurance Mike Stuart, Director of Business Development The Doctors Company

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Employment Contract and Practice Acquisition Dan Schulte, Partner

Kerr, Russell, and Weber, PLC - Document Review Service

Thursday evening, May 15 5:30 - 7 p.m. College Receptions

Midwestern University CCOM/AZCOM ROOM 312 A & B

A.T. Still University

4:30 p.m.

ROOM 414 B

Raffle Prize Drawing

MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Tour and Reception

4:45 - 6:00 p.m.

Reception Interns, Residents and Students, please join us for a Reception following the Intern-Resident Program in Room 313A in COBO Hall.

MSUCOM Detroit | 4707 St. Antoine, Detroit, MI 48201

MSUCOM’s Detroit site will open its doors and give you the chance to meet students, faculty and staff. Tour the facilities and relax after a long day with hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine. Free transportation provided to and from COBO Center.

Des Moines University Alumni Reception ROOM 415 A & B

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AMOA 70th Convention Program Schedule Wednesday, May 14 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

AMOA Membership Booth COBO Center - Detroit, Michigan, Room 410A

ALL members are encouraged to work booth. (Outside MOA House of Delegates)

Thursday, May 15 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

AMOA Membership Booth COBO Center – Hallway

ALL members are encouraged to work booth. 11:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.

Lunch at your own expense

The Jefferson House, Crowne Plaza Riverfront Hotel 2 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI

MOA Education Committee Members 2013-2014 • Craig Glines, D.O., Department Co-Chair • John Sealey, D.O., Department Co-Chair • Aaron Ellenbogen, D.O., MPH, Committee Co-Chair • R. Taylor Scott, D.O., Committee Co-Chair • Lawrence Abramson, D.O., MPH • Henry Beckmeyer, D.O. • Stephen R. Bell, D.O. • John Bodell, D.O., FACOS • James Clinton, D.O., FACP • Shannon Doud, MSUCOM Student (EL) • Scott Ebenhoeh, D.O. • Aslan Efendizade, MSUCOM Student (MUC) • Harold Friedman, D.O. • Chaun Gandolfo, MSUCOM Student (EL) • Mary Goldman, D.O. • Francis Komara, D.O. • Chad Kovala, D.O. • William Morrone, D.O. • Anthony Ognjan, D.O., FACP

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Registration & Credentials COBO Center – Room 414 A

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Formal Opening of Convention / Annual Meeting Immediately following:

Post-Convention Board Meeting

Friday, May 16 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

AMOA Membership Booth COBO Center – Hallway

ALL members are encouraged to work booth. 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

AMOA Installation Luncheon The Summit at the top of Crowne Plaza Riverfront Hotel 2 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI

Immediately following:

Past President’s Reception (by invitation only) Dana’s Suite or The Summit, Crowne Plaza Riverfront Hotel 2 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

President’s Reception Coach Insignia, at the top of the GM Renaissance Center 100 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI

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Convention Exhibitors LEVEL 3

16 Alere Toxicology


17 BCBSM Provider Relations

2 Otsuka America – Medical Device Division

18 The Doctors Company

3 Miller Vein

19 Michigan Medicaid EHR Inc Program

LEVEL 4 Wednesday Exhibits 8



Association Benefits MOA Practice Solutions Program


CSL Behring Biotherapies

20 MedExpress Urgent Care



Reckitt Benckiser

21 Association Benefits

Thursday & Friday Exhibits

A.T. Still University

22 E W Smith Agency


Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

23 MOA Practice Solutions Program


Retirement Investment Services

25 Greenway Medical Technologies


Atherotec Diagnostics Lab

26 Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers


24 Purdue Pharmaceutical

1 Mission to Peru 2 AMOA 3 Genesys Regional Medical Center 5

US Air Force Health Professions

6 Nomax

10 Dynamic Rehab

27 Astra Zeneca

11 Genius Solutions

28 Hantz Group

12 Boehringer Ingelheim

29 PamLab

12 Registration Table for H of D, Breakfasts and Luncheons

13 BCBSM PGIP Education

30 Gilead Sciences

14 Sparrow Health System

14 Health Diagnostics Laboratory

31 Vima Financial Services

15 Merrill Lynch

15 Families against Narcotics

32 Infiniti Labs

16 Human Capital


7 Midwestern University

Speaker Directory Salwan Anton, D.O., FACOI, FACC, FASE, FASNC Specialty: Cardiology

Botsford, Garden City & Providence Hospitals Detroit Area, MI

James Berry, D.O., Assistant Professor Specialty: Behavioral Medicine/Psychiatry

West Virginia University School of Medicine Morgantown, WV

Randy Lieberman, M.D., ABIM

Christine Pickard, RN, MJ, CPHRM

Specialty: Electrophysiology

Specialty: Risk Management

Bloomfield Twp., MI

Laura Lovett, CPC, CPMA, CEMC Specialty: Physician Coding & Documentation

The Rybar Group, Fenton, MI

Steven Margolis, M.D., FAAFP, DABCL Specialty: Clinical Lipidology

Benjamin Best, D.O. Specialty: Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon

Trenton, MI

Michigan State University East Lansing, MI

Specialty: Family & Community Medicine

Lisa A. DeStefano, D.O.

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine East Lansing, MI

Specialty: OMM/NMM

Michigan State University Health Team East Lansing, MI

William R. Morrone, DO, MS, ACOFP, DAAPM, ASAM President, Michigan Society of Addiction Medicine Assistant Program Director, Family Medicine Residency, Central Michigan University Saginaw, MI

Larry Diamond, PharmD Specialty: Cardiology Clinical Specialist

Oakwood Hospital Dearborn Dearborn, MI

Sam Fillingane, D.O.

Sally Murad-Kejbou, D.O.

Specialty: Cardiovascular Risk Reduction

Specialty: Opthalmology

Fillingane Medical Clinic Jackson, MS

Beaumont Royal Oak, St. John Oakland, DMC Berkley, MI

Leonard M. Fleck, PH.D.

Sylvia Mustonen, D.O., FACOFP, AHRMQR

Specialty: Medical Ethics/Health Policy

Michigan State University Center for Ethics and Humanities East Lansing, MI

Specialty: Family Medicine

Dupont Hospital Fort Wayne Fort Wayne, IN

Thomas Giancarlo, D.O.

David Neff, D.O., Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty: Neurology

Clinton Township, MI

Specialty: Family & Community Medicine

Mary Goldman, D.O.

Michigan State University East Lansing, MI

Specialty: Osteopathic Manual Medicine

McLaren Oakland & Genesys Pontiac & Grand Blanc, MI

Anthony Ognjan, D.O., FACP Specialty: Infectious Disease

Peter Gulick, D.O., FACOI

Metro Infectious Disease Consultants Sterling Heights, MI

Specialty: Infectious Disease

Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, MI

Richard A. Pascucci, D.O., FACOI

Daniel Harber, D.O., FACC, FACOI

Specialty: Rheumatology

Specialty: Cardiology

Garden City Hospital, Garden City, MI

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Philadelphia, PA

David Jankowski, D.O.

Meredith Perry, D.O.

Specialty: Trauma Surgeon

Martin Levine, D.O., MPH, FACOFPdist. Specialty: Family Medicine

Bayonne, NJ

Specialty: Family & Community Medicine

Gary Roth, D.O., FACOS, FCCM, FACS, FCCP Specialty: Surgical Specialties

McLaren Lansing Lansing, MI

Bernard Rubin, D.O., FACOI Specialty: Rheumatology

Henry Ford Hospital Detroit, MI

Stanley Sczecienski, D.O. Specialty: Cardiology

Detroit, MI

Dan Schulte, J.D. Kerr Russell Attorneys & Counselors Detroit, MI Karen Speirs, D.O., FIDSA Specialty: Infectious Disease

Munson Medical Center Traverse City, MI

Leah Taraskiewicz Specialty: Domestic Violence

HAVEN Bigham Farms, MI

Ramona Wallace, D.O. Specialty: Family Medicine

Muskegon Family Care Mercy Health-Hackley Campus Muskegon, MI

Sam Watson, MSA Senior Vice President, Executive Director Michigan Hospital Association, Okemos, MI Michael Wieting, D.O., FAOCPMR Specialty: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Harrogate, TN

Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI

Gwendolyn J. Williams, MSW, LMSW Muskegon County Public Health Muskegon, MI

Carl Pesta, D.O.

Barbara Ann Zajdel, D.O.

Specialty: Urologist

Dearborn Heights, MI

Springfield, VA

Daniel Maxwell. D.O.

Carol Monson, D.O., Senior Associate to Dean

Specialty: General Surgeon

Deputy Assistant, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

Edward Rosick, D.O., MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, MSU East Lansing & Alpena, MI  

John Bodell, D.O., FACOS

Joseph T. Rannazzisi, J.D., RPH

William Beaumont, Sterling Heights, MI   Specialty: Alpha 1 Treatment, Sleep Medicine

St. John Hospital and Medical Center Detroit, MI

The Doctors Company East Lansing, MI

Specialty: General Surgeon

Center Line, MI

Specialty: Family Medicine/NMM-OMM

Botsford Hospital, Farmington Hills, MI

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The Michigan Osteopathic Association s Scientific Convention is also open to all practice managers for osteopathic physicians across Michigan. Register online by visiting

Thursday, May 15 / ROOM 412-AB

Friday, May 16 / ROOM 412-AB

8:30 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

7:30 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

Moderator: Kimber Debelak, CMC, CMOM, CMIS

Moderator: Kimber Debelak, CMC, CMOM, CMIS

9 a.m.

Dealing with the Difficult Employee

Presenter: Karen J. VanderWerff Warner, Norcross & Judd, LLP

8 a.m.

Documentation and Coding Presenter: April S. Boyce, CPC, CHA, MCS, CMOM Coder and Auditor, BCBSM

BCBSM & BCN Information Session Presenters: Sandra Stimson, Provider Consultant Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM)

10 a.m.

Charlie Bono, Provider Consultant Blue Care Network Break

10:15 a.m.

2014 HIPAA Security Risk Analysis for Meaningful Use Presenter: Joe Suchocki, Compliance Consultant Eagle Associates, Inc.

10 a.m.

Health Reform Realities: Are you in compliance? What you don’t know may hurt you!

Presenters: James W. Watson, Coldbrook Insurance Group Nancy Farnam, Varnum Law

12 p.m.


12:15 p.m.

Lunch provided

1:15 p.m.

Roundtable Discussion

MOA Practice Manager’s Committee: Kimber Debelak, Jennie Klingshirn, Mary Hitzler, Monica Dusnik and Mimi Owen

2:15 p.m.


2:30 p.m.

Practical Conversion from ICD9 to ICD10: A Step by Step Story

Presenter: Kimber Debelak, CMC, CMOM, CMIS

4 p.m.


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12:15 p.m.

Lunch provided

1:15 p.m.

Health Insurance, Health Care Reform and Compliance Presenter: Peggy Leiby, Association Benefits Company

2:15 p.m.


2:30 p.m.

CMS Rule for Meaningful Use Order Entry Presenter: Donald A. Balasa, JD, MBA Executive Director, Legal Counsel American Association of Medical Assistants

4 p.m.


AREA ATTRACTIONS: Arab American National Museum Border & Customs Information Caesars Windsor Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Cranbrook Art Museum Detroit Historical Museum Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit Lions Detroit Metro CVB Detroit Opera House Detroit People Mover Detroit Pistons

Convention Host Hotel


he award-winning Crowne Plaza® Detroit Downtown Riverfront Hotel stands out in downtown Detroit’s business district, with its location neighboring the convention center near the riverfront. Located just off M-10 Lodge Freeway and within walking distance of the convention center, this Detroit hotel won IHG's Designer of the Year for its recent update. Five meeting rooms, including a 5,300-sq-ft ballroom, offer meeting space with audio-visual capabilities and catering services for a variety of special events. A popular worldwide business draw, this downtown Detroit hotel is near the GM® world headquarters as well as Quicken Loans & Rock Financial Holdings® and PricewaterhouseCoopers®. Leisure guests find excitement at nearby popular sporting venues, which are home to the Detroit Lions, Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers. Historic Hart Plaza and the Riverwalk, both a five-minute walk, are must-see attractions for Motor City visitors. This Green Engage® city center hotel in downtown Detroit is pet friendly, and offers welcome amenities like free Wi-Fi and free shuttle service upon availability. The indoor pool and 24-hour Fitness Center provide guests with excellent opportunities for rest and relaxation.

Crowne Plaza® Detroit Downtown Riverfront Hotel 2 Washington Boulevard / Detroit, MI 48226 tel (877) 834-3613 fax (313) 965-4557 website:

Detroit Red Wings Detroit Repertory Theatre Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Detroit Science Center Detroit Symphony Orchestra Detroit Tigers Detroit Zoo Downtown Detroit Info Fisher Theatre Gem/Century Theatre GM Renaissance Center Greektown Casino Henry Ford Museum, The Holocaust Memorial Center Inside Detroit Joe Dumars Fieldhouse MGM Grand Michigan Metro Parks MotorCity Casino Motown Historical Museum Music Hall Nature Walks, Hikes, Wildlife info Olympia Entertainment (concerts, plays, etc.) Park West Gallery Pewabic Pottery

Reservations must be made under the MOA Convention.

Somerset Collection, The

The MOA group rate is $125 for single/double occupancy.

Suburban Collection, The

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Convention Sponsors Platinum MOA Scientific Convention Sponsor

MOA Scientific Convention Sponsors American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine American Osteopathic Foundation (Thursday Luncheon) Health Resources and Services Administration / MSUCOM Geriatric Grant Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Statewide Campus System The Doctors Company (Saturday Luncheon)

Product Theater (no CME) Sponsors CSL Behring Biotherapies (Friday Breakfast) Health Diagnostic Laboratories (Thursday Breakfast)

President’s Reception Sponsors Association Benefits Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Michigan Association of Osteopathic Family Physicians Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Southwest Michigan Osteopathic Association

Interns, Residents, New Physicians Program Sponsor The Doctors Company

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Thank you for your continued support of osteopathic medicine!

May 14-17, 2014, Detroit, Michigan

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COBO Center | Detroit, MI Convention Center Floorplan

Driving Directions to COBO Center FROM NORTH




• Southbound on the Lodge US-10, exit Larned St. (on left); right on Washington Blvd.

411B 411C

311B 312A 312B 313A







413A 413B





FROM EAST • Westbound on I-94 to I-75 south; take I-375 to Jefferson Ave. west to Washington Blvd.

324 320





LEGEND Meeting Room Registration

331A 331B

CME Sesssions (310 A & B) Computer Room (311 A)


House of Delegates (410 A)


ACLS / BLS (411 B, C)

333 334 335

• Eastbound on I-96 or I-94, take the Lodge US-10 South, exit Larned St. (on left); right on Washington Blvd. FROM CANADA

327 328

• Northbound on I-75, exit Lodge US-10 to Larned St. (on left); take a right on Washington Blvd.

414B 415A 415B



• Southbound on I-75, exit I-375 to Jefferson Ave. west to Washington Blvd.

Scientific Research Exhibits and OMM Hands-on (410 B)

• Tunnel crossing: Left on Jefferson Ave. west to Washington Blvd. • Ambassador Bridge crossing: Take I-75 northbound to the Lodge US-10 South, exit Larned St. (on left); right on Washington Blvd. NAVIGATION INFORMATION Cobo Center 1 Washington Blvd.



Detroit, MI 48226



Phone: 313-877-8777

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COBO Center Parking *Parking at COBO Center is $10/day and is NOT included in registration.

COBO Rooftop Parking

From front of COBO Center, go north to Congress Street. Turn left, stay right lane to circular ramp between Second and Third Streets. From the Lodge US-10 south, take the Howard Street exit to Fort Street. Left on Fort one block and turn right on Third Street. Proceed to circular ramp to roof parking.

COBO Center is located in the heart of downtown Detroit. Currently, COBO Center has 2,000 parking spaces available on a first come first serve basis at the Cobo Roof Deck, Washington Blvd., and in the COBO Center Congress Street Garage. Both garages have elevator access to the MOA Convention on levels 3 and 4. Daily parking rate is $10. COBO parking garages do not offer in and out parking rate, you will be charged $10 each time you enter the parking garage.

Crowne Plaza Detroit Parking Facts: Valet parking for MOA overnight guests is $15 per day. In and out parking is allowed at no additional cost.

Congress Street Garage COBO Center Congress Street Garage is located at Congress and First Streets under COBO Center.

Cobo Parking Facts:

COBO Center Garage COBO Center Garage is located at the intersection of Jefferson and Washington Blvd. in front of the main entrance to COBO Center (on left); right on Washington Blvd.

Detroit People Mover Facts: A Detroit People Mover station is located inside COBO Center on the fourth floor near Congress Street. The Detroit People Mover is a fully automated light rail system. The 2.9 mile system provides connections between government buildings, sports arenas, exhibition centers, major hotels, as well as commercial, banking and retail districts. Round trip on the system is approximately 15 minutes. People Mover fare is 75 cents. There are 13 stops including Greektown and the Renaissance Center. Pick up a free map outside the People Mover station on level 4 of the COBO Center. 115th annual spring scientific || 29

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2014 MOA Scientific Convention Program  

The program for the 2014 MOA Scientific Convention held May 14-17 at COBO Center in downtown Detroit.