J. Michael Wieting, DO, M.Ed., FAOCPMR-D, FAAOE, FAAPMR (Vice President)

Dr. J. Michael Wieting is Senior Associate Dean at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine and is also currently professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. He is a seasoned medical educator and administrator, having served as residency program director, as well as program medical director and held the rank of Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation while teaching at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Wieting has extensive experience implementing patient safety programs in small community and large urban tertiary medical centers.

Dr. Wieting’s clinical expertise is in the rehabilitation of neurologic and musculoskeletal diseases, sports rehabilitation medicine, and manipulative medicine. His clinical research interests include the use of manipulative medicine and schemes to optimize communication in neuromusculoskeletal and cardiovascular disease. Other research interests include the ethics of rehabilitation, the effects of communication and competencies in systems-based practice, as well as the influence of professionalism upon patient safety and outcomes. In addition, he works with health policy, and physician professional regulation.

Dr. Wieting serves on a State licensing board and is a past member of the Education Committee and currently appointed to the Ethics Committee of the Federation of State Medical Boards. He is past national president of his specialty college, and has served on the boards of two state medical associations. He is the current Chair of the Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists, the governing body for the eighteen specialty certifying boards of the American Osteopathic Association.

Dr. Wieting is a graduate of the Oklahoma State University -Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine. He also holds a Masters degree in Professional Medical Education and Educational Assessment from the University of Central Oklahoma.