Associate Dean, Osteopathic Clinical Education and Simulation
Interim Chair, Osteopathic Principles and Practices

Degrees, Education & Certifications:

DO, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

MS.MEd.L, Master in Medical Education Leadership, University of New England

BS, Natural Sciences, New York Institute of Technology

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Residency, St. Barnabas of the Bronx, New York

CPE (Certified Physician Executive), American Association of Physician Leadership

OHPF (Osteopathic Health Policy Fellow), American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

FNAOME (Fellow of the National Assembly of Osteopathic Medical Educators), American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

Professional Specialties:

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Most Recent Industry Experience:

Associate Dean for Osteopathic Clinical Education and Simulation Associate Professor, Osteopathic Principles and Practices California Health Sciences University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Associate Professor, Department of Clinical and Applied Science Education University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine

Founding Program Director, Neuromusculoskeletal/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Plus-One

Residency Chair, Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practices Associate Professor Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Professional Affiliations & Service:

  • Board of Directors, Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California Board of Directors
  • Board of Governors (prior), Assembly of Osteopathic Medical Educators
  • Reviewer, American Academy of Osteopathy, Journal of Osteopathic Medicine
  • National Faculty, National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners Level 3 Standard Setting Member
  • Member, Clinical Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine/Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Item Writer, Osteopathic Principles and Practices COMAT Committee
  • Reviewer, American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Examiner Standard Setting Committees: American Academy of Osteopathy
  • Vice-Chair Bylaws Committee
  • Fellow, National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators
  • Chair, American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM)
  • Reviewer, Membership Selection Committee (prior), AACOM
  • Reviewer, Membership Selection Committee, AACOM
  • Presentation/poster Abstract Reviewer, Research Grant Education Council on Osteopathic Principles
  • Member, AACOM
  • Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California (OPSC) Delegate to the American Osteopathic Association
  • House of Delegates Annual Business Meeting Member, OPSC
  • Education Committee Member, OPSC
  • Legislative Committee, OPSC
  • Faculty Advisor, OPSC at CHSU-COM student chapter
  • Faculty Advisor, Asia Pacific American Medical Student Association, CHSU-COM student chapter

Latest Research, Publications, and Presentations:

DiGiovanna, Eileen L., et al. An Osteopathic Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment. Fourth Edition. Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia 2020

Goldgraben, S., Johnston, E., Bedi, K., Kadavakollo, S. Integration of Community Health and Prevention Topics in an Osteopathic Medical School Curriculum. MedEd Publish 5.2020

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine in the Pediatric Patient with Asthma 9.2019 Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California Annual Fall Conference Monterey, CA