The OMM department hosted an international guest lecturer, Dr. Antonio Stecco, M.D., from the University of Padova, Italy, on “Fascial Manipulation Technique” at NYIT-COM, on May 30, 2014. Dr. Antonio Stecco, a physical medicine and rehab physician in Italy, presented a lecture on the how fascia affects the body and how fascial restrictions can cause pain. Members of the OMM and anatomy department were present for the lecture and demonstrations. Dr. Stecco demonstrated Fascial Manipulation Technique on several faculty members. The faculty development presentation was well received and Dr. Stecco plans to return to NYITCOM to hold more extensive workshops and courses.