Our Team

Alain Abehsera D.O. M.D.

Graduated from the EEO (Maidstone, Kent, England) in 1975. Teacher at the EEO in Principles and Practice, 1975-1985. Private practice in Paris. Graduated from Paris Medical School, 1985, with a doctoral thesis on 'The History and Principles of Osteopathy' which was later published in book form (SBORTM-Maloine Ed.)

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Jamie Archer D.O.

Jamie Archer is a Registered Osteopath and Clinical Anatomist. He holds a Bachelors Degree of Osteopathy with Distinction from the British School of Osteopathy, London and a Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Clinical Anatomy from Keele University, Staffordshire. Jamie runs a busy Osteopathic practice situated in Derbyshire, UK, providing care for all ages.

He has lectured and presented all over the world speaking to and instructing under-graduate and post-graduate Osteopaths in a variety of subjects including clinical anatomy, bio-mechanics and technique. Closer to home, he is part of the teaching faculty for the Institute of Classical Osteopathy based in Surrey on their post graduate programme.

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Jason Haxton, M.A, DO (h.c.)

Jason Haxton, MA, DO (h.c.) has been the director of the Museum of Osteopathic Medicine since January 2001. Besides managing the Museum that was created in 1934, he makes multiple international trips each year (Belgium, Russia, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Brazil and the UK ) to provide lectures, historic research materials and promote the principles of osteopathic medicine through exhibits for osteopaths globally.

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Larisa Lasovetskaya D.O.

She is the Principal of the Russian Academy of Osteopathic Medicine (RAOMed). Graduated from the Leningrad Pediatric Medical Institute in 1988. In 2000 among the first group of Russian part-time students L. Lasovetskaya graduated from the European School of Osteopathy. Now she is its official representative in Russia since 2001. She took part in many conferences on osteopathy in Russia and abroad, conducted workshops at international conferences, published several articles in foreign magazines. A member of the American Academy of Osteopathy (since 1991); a member of the United National Register of Osteopaths (Russia).

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Dr. Thomas Quinn, DO, FAOCOPM

Dr. Thomas Quinn graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1966, and is board certified in both Family Practice and Occupational Medicine. Following training he was commissioned as a medical officer in the U.S. Navy as one of the original DOs to serve as a medical officer in the U.S. Military. After spending two years on active duty in the Navy, Dr. Quinn served for ten years in the Navy Reserve followed by twelve years in the Army National Guard. Among his assignments he served as the Commander of the 103rd Medical Battalion, Division Surgeon for the 28th Infantry Division and the State Surgeon of the Pennsylvania National Guard.

While in the military Dr. Quinn received the U.S. Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Pennsylvania Meritorious Medal, and the Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, along with many other military awards.

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Special Guest

Carol Trowbridge

Carol Trowbridge is an independent scholar. Her book, Andrew Taylor Still, 1828-1917, is considered by historians as a major contribution to American medical history. The book has been translated into French, German, and Spanish.

Mrs. Trowbridge is a past board member of the Still National Osteopathic Museum, now the Museum of Osteopathic Medicine. She received a BA degree in History and Education from Drury University in Springfield, Missouri. Mrs. Trowbridge was an award-winning teacher at the Kirksville High School for the realisation of the local history publication, 'The Chariton Collector'.

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Jean Marie Cortoos D.O.

My name is Jean Marie Cortoos and i live at the west side of Brussels perifery in a place called Dilbeek where is also situated my osteopathic practice since 1991. Since my adolescence i am interested in the relation between body and mind and in eastern thinking.

In 1976 i completed with distinction a Master in Motoric Revalidation and Physiotherapy at VUB university.

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Erik Elferink D.O.

My name is Erik Elferink. I was born in 1972 in Enschede and raised in Oldenzaal. Today I live with my wife and two children in Deventer (NL).

After high school, I studied physiotherapy in Leiden.

As a physiotherapist, I enjoyed working in different practices in Germany (in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Bremerhaven, Alstätte and Dinslaken) and the Netherlands (in Zutphen and Lemelerveld).

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