TITLE

An Uncommon Practice

AUTHOR(S)
Whelan, David
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;9/29/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 16, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
34939268

 

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