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Sandusky District 5

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Melodie Bayer, Executive Secretary
1912 Hayes Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870
(419) 557-7250-phone 
(419) 557-7249-fax 
bayer@ohio.edu

District News

Senate Passes Osteopathic Recognition Month Bill

The Ohio Senate today passed HB 352, designating April as "Osteopathic Medicine Recognition Month in Ohio," by a vote of 29 -0. The bill is now headed to Governor Kasich for his signature.

OOA House to Consider 22 Resolutions

The Ohio a osteopathic Association House of Delegates meets April 22-23, during the Ohio Osteopathic Symposium at the Olumbus Hilton at Easton Town Center.

Ohio Issues Acute Pain Prescribing Guidelines

The new guidelines address short-term acute pain from injuries, or surgical and dental procedures that is expected to resolve within 12 weeks. Cynthia S. Kelley, DO, of Akron; Cleanne Cass, DO, of Dayton; and Mark N. Malinowski, DO, of Chillicothe, helped to write the guidelines, which specifically mention osteopathic neuromusculoskeletal medicine as an alternative to opioids.