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Robin Dyer, D.O.Robin Dyer, D.O.
Chair, Department of OMM
Professor

Center for Structural Medicine

robin.dyer@okstate.edu
918.561.1264

Education | Licensure | Memberships | Professional Experience | Presentations & Publications | Honors & Awards | Community Service | Professional Service | Areas of Competency

Education

1993
Internship
Tulsa Regional Medical Center (TRMC)
Tulsa, OK

1992
D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)
Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OSU-COM)
Tulsa, OK

1985-1987
Chemistry
Central State University, Edmond, OK
Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma City, OK
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Rose State College, Midwest City, OK

1983
M.M.E. (Music Education)
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK

1979
B.M.E. (Music Education)
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, MO

Licensure

1993-present
State Board of Osteopathic Examiners
State of Oklahoma OK 3111

December 1999-2015
Board Certified, Family Practice and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment
American Osteopathic Association
American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians

December 2006 - 2016
Board Certified – Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (C-NMM/OMM);
American Academy of Osteopathy
American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Osteopathy
American Osteopathic Association
Cranial Academy
Oklahoma Osteopathic Association
Oklahoma State University ‑ College of Osteopathic Medicine­ Alumni Association, Life Time Member
Tulsa Osteopathic Medical Society
Osteopathic Founders Foundation, Life Time Member
Tulsa Regional Medical Center, Active Staff

Professional Experience

2009-present
Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Oklahoma State University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
Tulsa, Oklahoma

2007
Medical Mission Trip (September 1-7)
El Bonita, Nicaragua

2006- 2008
Associate Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Oklahoma State University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
Tulsa, Oklahoma       

1994-2006
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department
OSU-COM

1993-1994
Adjunct Faculty
Osteopathic Principles/Practices Department
OSU-COM

1993-2006
Private Practice
Specialize in osteopathic manipulative medicine/family practice
Tulsa, OK

1993-1994
Medical Director
Tulsa County Social Services
Tulsa, OK

1992-1993
General Rotating Internship
Co-Chief Intern
TRMC

Other Work Experience
1989-1990
OPP I Tutor
OSU-COM

1981-1988
Director of Instrumental Music
Newcastle, OK

1980-1981
Assistant Director of Bands
Newcastle, OK

1979-1980
Vocal Music Director
Newcastle, OK

Presentations

Oklahoma Osteopathic Association Seminars:
1997    One Minute Osteopathic Techniques for the Busy Clinician
1998    OMT and the Surgical Patient
2004    OMM for the Busy Clinician
2004    OMM:  Techniques for the Busy Practice
2007    OMM:  Treatment of Low Back Pain
2009    OMM:  Treatment of Chronic Pelvic Pain
2010    OMM:  Treatment of the Neurologic Patient

Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Continuing Medical Education:
1994     Muscle Energy Techniques: The Spine
1995    Functional Indirect Workshop
1995    Functional Indirect Techniques Tutorial
1996    One Minute Osteopathic Techniques for the Busy Clinician
1999    Utilizing OMT in the Family Practice Setting
2001    Osteopathic Approach to Low Back Pain
2008     OMM:  Treatment of Neck & Upper Back Pain

Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Alumni Spring Fling Continuing Medical Education:
1997    Fibromyalgia
1998    Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
2002    Osteopathic Approach to Head & Neck Pain
2006    Head and Neck Pain
2007    How D.O. You use OMT and get Paid?

Indian Health Service, Tulsa, Oklahoma
2001     Evaluation and treatment of Neck Pain

Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
2010     Keynote Speaker for the Annual Clinician’s Banquet

WORKSHOPS:
Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine Continuing Medical Education, East Lansing, Michigan
1995    Functional Indirect Techniques Tutorial ‑ Level I

Saint Anthony Spine Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1995    Manual Medicine Technique: Above the Diaphragm
1996    Manual Medicine Technique: Below the Diaphragm

American Osteopathic Association National Convention, American Academy of Osteopathy, San Francisco, California
1999    Commonly Found Somatic Dysfunction and Muscle Energy Techniques used for the Treatment of Common  
           Compensatory Patterns

Northeast Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association
1995    Manual Medicine Technique: Above the Diaphragm
1996    Manual Medicine Technique: Below the Diaphragm
1997    Counterstrain
1999    Manual Medicine Technique: Above the Diaphragm
1999    Manual Medicine Technique: Below the Diaphragm
2000    Manual Medicine for Low Back Pain

PUBLICATIONS
Shrum K., Grogg S., Barton D., Shaw H., Dyer R. Sinusitis in children: the importance of diagnosis and treatment. JAOA May 2001; 101:5, S8-S13.

Dyer R., Shaw H. One Minute Osteopathic Techniques for the Busy Clinician.  Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine,1997.

Graham, K., Shaw, H., DeFelice, D., Dyer, R., Mills, M. Family Practice Residents Manual in Osteopathic Manual Medicine.  Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine,1998.

Dyer, R. Osteopathic Medicine Presentation to New OSU-CHS Employees. (Slide Presentation with Voice-Over).

 

Honors and Awards

2009
Outstanding Clinical Faculty
Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

2010
Regent’s Distinguished Teaching Award for Clinical Sciences
Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

2007
Clinical Professor of the Year
Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

2001
Clinical Professor of the Year
OSU-COM

1994
"Rookie" Physician of the Year
Oklahoma Osteopathic Association

1992-1993
Co-Chief Intern
TRMC

1992
Outstanding Achievement in Osteopathic Principles and Practices
OSU-COM

Community Service

2006-present
St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church
Tulsa, OK

1994-2003
Holland Hall Schools Parent Association
Tulsa, OK

1988-1997
First Presbyterian Church
Claremore, OK

Professional Service

1992                 Intern Training Committee, Tulsa Regional Medical Center

1993‑94            Osteopathic Principles & Practices Curriculum Committee
                        Oklahoma State University ‑ College of Osteopathic Medicine

1994‑98             Tulsa Osteopathic Medical Society, Board Member

1995-present     Student Selection Committee
                        Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

1995-2006         OMM Clinical Rotation Coordinator
                        Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

1997‑98             OSU-College of Osteopathic Medicine­ Alumni Association, Secretary/Treasurer

1998-99             Tulsa Osteopathic Medical Society, Vice-president

1998-99             OSU-College of Osteopathic Medicine­ Alumni Association, Vice President

1998-99             Medical Minute, Channel 6 TV
                         Tulsa, Oklahoma

1998-2000         Course Coordinator ‑ Osteopathic Clinical Sciences II
                        Oklahoma State University ‑ College of Osteopathic Medicine

1998-2001         Educational Council on Osteopathic Principles Representative

1998-2005         Osteopathic Founders Foundation, Board Member

1999-present     Physician Volunteer ‑ Special Olympics, State Competition

1999-2000         Tulsa Osteopathic Medical Society, President- Elect

1999-2000         OSU-College of Osteopathic Medicine­ Alumni Association, President-Elect

2000-01             Tulsa Osteopathic Medical Society, President

2000-01             OSU-College of Osteopathic Medicine­ Alumni Association, President

2000-present     Coordinator, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine I & II
                        Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

2004-present     OOA Student Mentor

2006-07             OSU-College of Osteopathic Medicine­ Alumni Association, Secretary/Treasurer

2006-present     Advisor – Undergraduate American Academy of Osteopathy
                        Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

2006-present     American Academy of Osteopathy, Undergraduate Advisors Committee

2006-present     National Board of Osteopathic Examiners Item Writer & Reviewer, Level I & II

2007-08             OSU-College of Osteopathic Medicine­ Alumni Association, Vice President

2007-10             Curriculum Committee
                        Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

2007-08             Faculty Senate, Sergeant-At-Arms
                        Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

2007-10             Faculty Senate
                         Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

2008-09            Phase I, Academic Health Center Curriculum Enhancement
                        Oklahoma State University - College of Osteopathic Medicine

2008-09            OSU-COM AOA Self-Study Committee
                        Oklahoma State University - College of Osteopathic Medicine

2008-09             OSU-College of Osteopathic Medicine­ Alumni Association, President-Elect

2009-10             OSU-College of Osteopathic Medicine­ Alumni Association, President

2009-present     Chair, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department
                        Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

2009-present     Board Member
                        Oklahoma Educational Foundation for Osteopathic Medicine

2009-present     Curriculum Analysis Group
                        Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

2010-present     Executive Committee on Educational Policy, Curriculum and Student Oversight
                        Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Areas of Competency

  • Osteopathic Manipulation:
    • Muscle Energy Techniques
    • Functional Indirect Techniques
    • Impulse Techniques
    • Cranial Techniques
  • Postural Balancing
  • Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Teaching Psychomotor Skills (especially osteopathic manipulation)

 

Personal References upon request