NYCOM Students Earn Top Honors

Student Jordan Werley (D.O. ’10) wins first place in national competition.

Jordan Werley (D.O. ’10), a fifth-year student in NYIT’s College of Osteopathic Medicine and an academic scholar, won the national A. Hollis Wolf Case Competition for her case, “Atypical Neck Pain in a Patient After Surgery.” The award was presented at the American Academy of Osteopathy’s (AAO) annual conference in Colorado Springs, Colo., on March 17-21.

In addition, two student posters were winners in the AAO’s ninth annual Scientific Poster Session. Vivian Siu won first prize for her case presentation poster, “Combined Elbow and Shoulder Pain Responding to Rib OMT in a Patient with Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura,” and Danielle Turrin and Tim Hegeman won second prize for their poster, “The Role of Osteopathic Manipulation on Vestibular Neuritis.”

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