An Uncommon Practice

Whelan, David
September 2008
Forbes Asia;9/29/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 16, p80
The article discusses the Yife Tien, owner of Rocky Vista University in Parker, Colorado who believes that osteopathic education can turn into profit. Tien had a hard time qualifying the college for accreditation because it offers osteopathic medicine (D. O). Osteopathic medicine had a disreputable history a century ago, when osteopaths argued that all diseases sprang from the skeletal system thus making it hard to differentiate the D. O. curriculum from Doctor of Medicine (M. D.) curriculum.


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