Chair, Director, Professor
Marian University Medical School
Dr. Kuchera has served on faculties for three osteopathic medical schools, most recently as a professor at the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MUCOM) in Indianapolis, IN. He has earned an international reputation lecturing in Europe, Japan, and Australia; is a founding member of AOA’s Bureau on International Osteopathic Medical Education & Affairs; and represents USA in the Fédération internationale de Médecine Manuelle (FIMM) serving as FIMM’s Secretary General. After seven years in a general practice, Dr. Kuchera earned his FAAO and has since garnered many other state, national and lifetime career achievement awards including the Missouri Osteopathic Medallion of Honor, AOA Council on Research’s Gutensohn-Denslow Award; AOF Research Mentor of the Year; Fellowship in the AACOM National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators; and the AAO’s AT Still Medallion of Honor. In addition to editing and chapter contributions for Foundations for Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Kuchera coauthored Osteopathic Considerations in Systemic Dysfunction and three other textbooks with his father.
Dr. Kuchera discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.