Dr. Shepherd, 37 Years Healing Experience

Dr. Shepherd is an Osteopathic Physician practicing in the USA.


Professional Licensure

Diplomate of the National Board of Examiners for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons. National Board of Examiners for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of the United States of America. July, 1978

Licensed Physician and Surgeon, State of Illinois, United States of America, Department of Registration and Education. July 10, 1978

License to administer controlled, pharmacologic substances, State of Illinois. Drug Enforcement Administration, Washington, D. C., USA.

Physician and Surgeons License, State of California. United States of America. The Board of Osteopathic Examiners. August 8, 1979.

License to administer controlled, pharmacologic substances, State of California, Drug Enforcement Administration, Washington D. C., USA.

Licensed Physician and Surgeon, State of New York, United States of America. Division of Professional Services. December 20, 2002.

Physician Certified to Use Acupuncture, The University of the State of New York, The State Education Department. October, 2003.


Professional Experience

Osteopathic Medical Practice in Chicago, Illinois. July 1, 1978 to Present.

Osteopathic Medical Practice in Los Gatos / Redwood City, (in the San Francisco area), California. September 1, 1979 to May, 2003.

Osteopathic Medical Practice in Manhattan, New York. February 2004 to January 2006.

Medical Provider for National Life Insurance- Panamericana Del Ecuador, April 2002, June 2004 Hospital Affiliations.

Chicago Osteopathic Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, Member of the Hospital Staff, 1978/1983.

Medical Staff Member, Lincoln Park Hospital; formerly Grant Hospital, Chicago, Illinois. United States of America. April 20, 2001 to March, 2008.


Professional

American Osteopathic Association, AOA, Chicago, Illinois, 1978 / 2005.

American Academy of Osteopathy, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1978 / 2005.

Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California, Sacramento, California, 1990.

The Cranial Academy, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1991 / 2005.

American Institute of Homeopathy, Alexandria, Virginia, 1994 to the present.

National Osteopathic Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, 1995 / 1996.

American Academy of Osteopathy, International Affairs Committee, Indianapolis, Indiana. (See Accomplishments) January, 1996 to January, 1998.

Illinois Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois, 1996 / 1997.

American Medical Association AMA, Chicago, Illinois, 1999 to present.

Liga Medicorum Homeopathica Internationalist. International Homeopathic Medical League. Active member in good standing.

CROMA, Costa Rican Osteopathic Medical Association, 2005.

ROE, Spaniard Registry of Osteopaths, May, 2008.


Accomplishments

Outstanding Student Award; as a member of the graduating class of 1977, received award as student who made an extraordinary contribution to and displayed outstanding ability in the Department of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University. Downers Grove, Illinois. May, 1977.

Distinguished Alumnus of CCOM, Certificate of Membership for 1977 / 1978, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine Alumni Association. Chicago, Illinois.

Recipient of Certificate of Appreciation Award, Ten years of distinguished service to community, profession and college as an osteopathic physician, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago, Illinois. 1977 / 1987.

Associate Member of The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture; in recognition of high attainment in medical acupuncture. Los Angeles, California. April, 1988.

Representative for the American Academy of Osteopathy as Physician designated to present the concept of osteopathic medicine and surgery as a medical science to the Vice-Minister of Health in Sweden, Europe. 1995.

Delegate of the American Academy of Osteopathy as Physician to present to the Director of Medical Attention of Health in Helsinki an Overview of the Osteopathic Curriculum in the United States. Helsinki, Finland. 1996.

Founder and President, Physicians Integral; an Educational and Charitable Foundation (now Corporacion Salud Integral) which trains doctors from other countries in two-year fellowship programs; training consists of clinical and didactic instruction in Osteopathic Medicine. Chicago, Illinois. 1999 to present.

Board Member, Search Development Center; an organization that provides services for developmentally disabled adults. Search Development Center also provides residential services, job training, and employment for persons with disabilities. Chicago, Illinois. 2000 / 2007.

AOA Delegate, representing Columbia, (South America) for the Invitational Conference: Organizing for International Osteopathic Medicine. The Conference was sponsored by the American Osteopathic Association for the purpose of promoting and organizing osteopathic medicine for the benefit of the international osteopathic community. June, 2003.

Registry before the Health Authorities of Ecuador of the “Hospital Alternativo Andino Chimborazo” as Osteopathic provider, 2004

HAACH Hospital Andino Alternativo Chimborazo, Riobamba, Ecuador, Department Chairman and Scientific Director for Osteopathic Medicine, March, 2008.


Teaching Experience

Adjunct Clinical Instructor in Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Osteopathic Manipulation, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Downers Grove, Illinois. 1978 – 1985

Founder and Chief Lecturer, Chicago Osteopathic Study Club, Chicago, Illinois. 1980 / 1982 Faculty Member, Clinical and Didactic Instructor, Osteopathic Center for Children, Viola Fryman, Director, San Diego, California. 1978 – 1992

Clinical and Didactic Instructor; postgraduate courses in cranial-sacral manipulation, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, San Diego, California. 1978 – 1992

Lecturer in Osteopathic Medicine, as it relates to Dentistry; National University of Colombia, Dental School, Hospital San Juan de Dios, Bogota, Colombia, South America. October, 1997 and May, 1998

Lecturer in Osteopathic Medicine, National University of Colombia, Medical School, Hospital San Juan de Dios, Colombia, South America. October, 1997 and May, 1998

Lecturer in Osteopathic Medicine as it relates to internal medicine and dentistry – Two-Day seminar: Empresa Colombiana de Petroleos, Health Department of the Central Zone; with the participation of National University of Colombia Medical and Dental Schools staff. Bogota, Colombia, South America. 1998

Clinical and Didactic Instructor for Dr. Fabio Lugo, M.D. from Colombia, in a two-year fellowship program in Osteopathic Medicine. Sponsored by Physicians Integral and Charitable Foundation, Medical Office of Dane J. Shepherd and Associates, Chicago, Illinois. 1997 / 1998; 1998 / 1999

Clinical Instructor for Senior Student Interns training in Osteopathic Medicine. Medical Office of Dane J. Shepherd and Associates, Chicago, Illinois:

Adjunct Instructor, Faculty Member, Midwestern University / Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Division of Clinical Education, Phoenix, Arizona. 2001 / to present.

Clinical Associated Professor of OMT, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Western University of Health Care, July 30, 2007 to present.

Participant in the “Mentor Exchange” program. This program connects potential mentors with students, interns, residents and/or young physicians; its ultimate purpose is to strengthen the osteopathic profession and to help the next generation of D.O’s ease their path into practice. Sponsored by the American Osteopathic Association, November, 2003.

Weekly lecturer on 1690 REAL OLDIES radio program, TOMORROW’S MEDICINE TODAY, aired at 7:30 AM SUNDAYS. Chicago, Illinois, September 2004/November 2005. Publications

The Cranial Sacral Model and the Fulcrum Concept as They Relate to the Herscu Materia Medica Cycle in Homeopathy, The New England Journal of Homeopathy, Volume 8, Number 2, 1999, Pages 111 – 119.

Fluid Model in Homeopathy with Fabio Lugo, M.D., ibid, Pages 121 – 132.

Osteopathy in Real Life and How Homeopathy Can Help, ibid, Pages 133 – 138.

Postgraduate Continuing Medical Education; approved, registered and accredited by the American Osteopathic Association of Continuing Education, Chicago, Illinois. *Not included as part of the Postgraduate Fellowship Education.


1979

Osteopathy in the Cranial Field-Sutherland Cranial (37.5 hrs.) March 12

Expanding Osteopathic Concept-American Academy of Osteopathy (46 hrs.) April 16

Osteopathic Lecturer (46 hrs.) April 16


1980

Tutorial-Expanding Osteopathic Concept (41.5 hrs.) June 9

Osteopathic Lecturer (41.5 hrs.) June 9


1982

Arthritic Therapeutic Considerations (3 hrs.) May 11

Diabetes Symposium (5 hrs.) September 11

American Osteopathic Association 87th Annual Scientific Convention (26 hrs.) October 3


1983

Eye, Ears and Nose Cranial Osteopathy (21.5 hrs.) June 20

36th Annual Clinical Refresher Course (21 hrs.) September 21


1984

1984 Convocation of American Academy of Osteopathy (22.5 hrs.) March 21

Conclave of Fellows of American Academy of Osteopathy (3.5 hrs.) March 24


1985

Gravity-Friend or Foe, American Academy of Osteopathy (19.5 hrs.) March 27

Legal Seminar, American Academy of Osteopathy (3 hrs.) March 29

Conclave of Fellows, American Academy of Osteopathy (4 hrs.) March 30

The Problem Patient (40 hrs.) May 20

32nd Annual Midwestern Study Conference (19.5 hrs.) May 29

Traumatic Events in Children (21.0 hrs.) June 15


1988

Cranial Course, Osteopathic Lecturer UOMHS (48 hrs.) October 30

5th General Practice (27 hrs.) November 18


1990

Western Gnathological Academy (1 hr.) May 16

Statistical Quality Control (8 hrs.) June 23

Principles of Manual Medicine (9 hrs.) December 10


1991

Western Gnathological Academy (1 hr.) January 1

Basic Cranial Sacral Therapy (16 hrs.) April 13

The Expanding Osteopathic Concept: Basic Cranial Course, Didactic and Clinical Osteopathic Lecturer, May 24

Basic Cranial Review Course (7 hrs.) May 19

Basic Cranial Review Course (35 hrs.) May 20

Stress Board of Dental Examiners (3 hrs.) October 23


1992

Home Study / Reading (4 hrs.) December 1

Diagnosis and Management of Respiratory Diseases (12 hrs.) December 4


1993

Home Study / Reading (2 hrs.) April 3

The Expanding Osteopathic Concept: Osteopathic Lecturer (40 hrs.) September 13

The Ear (20 hrs.) October 15


1994

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Update (18 hrs.) February 12

Midwestern Study Conference (15.5 hrs.) May 20

Optometry in Traditional Osteopathy (16 hrs.) October 4

Pathogenesis and Treatment of Asthma (5.25 hrs.) October 15

The Art of Healing (7 hrs.) October 22

Advanced Studies in Osteopathic Medicine/Cranial Academy (16 hrs.) November 18


1995

Use of Optometry in Traditional Osteopathy (15 hrs.) January 21

Use of Optometry in Traditional Osteopathy (15 hrs.) January 22

The Upper Extremity (20 hrs.) October 6


1996

Classical Homeopathy, Level II (18 hrs.) February 24

1996 Convention A.A.O. (31 hrs.) March 26

Classical Homeopathy, Level II (18 hrs.) April 13

Classical Homeopathy, Level II (18 hrs.) June 1

Osteopathic Considerations in Systemic Dysfunction (25 hrs.) June 28

Classical Homeopathy, Level II (18 hrs.) August 24

Rethinking Attention Deficit/New England School (16 hrs.) September 28

Classical Homeopathy, Level II (18 hrs.) October 5

The Lower Extremity / AAO (20 hrs.) October 11

Classical Homeopathy, Level II (18 hrs.) December 7


2000

Thoracic Spine and Ribs (7 hrs.) March 4 Annual Convocation – American Academy of Osteopathy (31 hrs.) March 24


2001

The Midline, The Cranial Academy (20 hrs.) August 3


2002

The Still Technique / AAO (20 hrs.) May 10

Visceral Manipulation (24 hrs.) July 26

Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse / New York State Nurses Association (3 hrs.) September 26

Home Study / Professional Reading (1 hr.) October 1

Home Study / Professional Reading (12 hrs.) November 1

Home Study / Professional Reading (8 hrs.) November 22

Introduction to OMT Muscle Energy (20 hrs.) December 6


2003

Home Study / Professional Reading (11.5 hrs.) January 15

Home Study / Professional Reading (12 hrs.) February 1

Midwinter Osteopathic Seminar (22 hrs.) February 14


2004

Osteopathic Preceptor (160 hrs.) January 1

Home Study / Professional Reading (30 hrs.) April 28


2005

102nd Annual FOMA Convention (32 hrs.), February 24, 25, 26 and 27


2007

Third Annual Fall Seminar, Michigan, (9 hrs.)

Winter SCI Sem/IOMS (30 hrs.)


2008

Brain Parenchyma, Nuclei and Fluids, (24.5 hrs.), January 25/27

Additional Postgraduate Medical Education Seminars

The New England School of Homeopathy, Amherst, Massachusetts; two year fellowship in Classical Homeopathy, 352 hours. 1997 / 1998 - 1998 / 1999


1985

Computers in Medicine, American Institute of Homeopathy, Seattle, Washington. November, 1985.


1986

Introductory Seminar in Classical Homeopathic Medicine, The Boiron Institute, May, Norwood, Pennsylvania. June, 1986.


1987

Introductory Course in Classical Homeopathy, International Foundation for Homeopathy, Alexandria, Virginia. October, 1987.


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