Viola M Frymann, D.O., F.C.A., F.A.A.O.
Shawn K. Centers D.O., F.A.C.O.P.,Clinical Director and Staff Pediatrician
Steven Ochi D.O.
Julie Mai D.O.
William Petras D.O.
Peter Springall Ph.D, Sensori Developmentalist
Latest News and Events
Workshop in May: The next interactive workshop conducted by Dr Shawn K. Centers will be held May 23 at 6 p.m. at the Osteopathic Center for Children and Families. The topic will be: "Caring for the Entire Family During the Summer".
These workshops are free and you are encouraged to bring along your friends. R.S.V.P.'s are most welcome. Contact Sally Steiner, RN, BSN at 619.583.7611 or email her at Sally@osteopathiccenter.org.
Basic Cranial Course and New Intensive Course in Pediatric Osteopathy
Dr Frymann announces her signature Basic Cranial Course with a special Pediatric "add on". Click here for Information on both Courses and Registration Form. Information and Registration in Spanish translation is Available Here. Register now. This will fill up quickly!
Please address questions to the Registrar at email@example.com.
Intensive Pediatric Osteopathy Course
This course is designed to meet needs of the osteopathic practitioner, pediatric specialists, family medicine specialists who treat children in their practice. CME (21 Hours) applied for. Click here for information in English. Click here for information in Italian. For information on joining the American Academy of Pediatric Osteopathy (AAPO) visit www.do-peds.org.
American Academy of Pediatric Osteopathy (AAPO)
We invite you to join the newly established American Academy of Pediatric Osteopathy (AAPO), which is a component Society of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO). The President is Shawn K. Centers, DO, FACOP who also serves as Clinical Director and Staff Pediatrician at the Osteopathic Center for Children and Families in San Diego, California, USA.
Fees are as follows and a Membership Form is available here.
Physicians $75 a year
Residents $60 (one time charge)
Students $50 (one time charge)
We also encourage International Memberships and the fee is $100( US$) a year.
We have posted an International Form in English, Italian and Spanish.
Refurbished Playroom Gets Approval From Young Visitors
The Playroom now has a "gallery" for children to hang their drawings, a sofa where parents can read to their off springs and a very special rocking horse.
Dr. Frymann's Collection Highlighted in Kirksville, MO
Dr Frymann's collection highlighted in the Museum of Osteopathic Medicine & International Center for Osteopathic History Learn more.
Women's Hall of Fame
Jockey Julie Krone, an avid supporter of OCCF Clinical Director and Staff Pediatrician, Dr Shawn K. Centers is among nine incredible individuals who will be inducted later this year into the prestigious National Women's Hall of Fame. She is also the first woman inducted into the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame. For more details: click here.
Dr Druelle Course Memories
Registrants came from Italy, Belgium, and East and West Coast.
New Research on Middle Ear Pressure
Jorge Aranda Beltrán of Spain was invited to present the results of his research at the recent OMED: Osteopathic Medical Conference & Exposition held recently in San Diego. He has been a frequent visitor to the Osteopathic Center for Children and Families and studied with Drs. Frymann and Centers. Click here for more about his research.
Dr. Centers featured in "Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism"
Dr. Shawn Centers DO, FACOP, Clinical director of the Osteopathic Center for Children and Families, and a Pediatrician is featured in two chapters in the latest update of "Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism" a book which has incredible resources for parents and the community who wish to know more about Autism. Dr. Center's treatments are internationally recognized and we at the OCCF are proud of his many accomplishments in treating children. For those who would like a copy of the book AMAZON.COM has copies. If you bring to the next of Dr. Center's "Health and Wellness" Workshops he will autograph for you and give you insights on helping our children reach their potential.
Western University of Health Sciences Founders Visit OMED
Attendees at the Western University of Health Sciences reception during the OMED: Osteopathic Medical Conference & Exposition held in October in San Diego were treated to a visit by two of the founders, Dr. Ethan Allen and Dr. Viola M. Frymann.
International Honor Awarded by Russian Osteopathic Register
Dr. Viola M. Frymann DO, FAAO, FCA has been named an Honorary Member of the Russian Osteopathic Register. For more details: click here.
Cranial Course Memories
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Dr. Frymann Teaches in Italy
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The physicians at the O.C.C.F. offer the services of Dr. Peter Springall. Please click here to learn more about these services.
Click here to view a article on Autism written by Dr. Centers for the Autism Science Digest.
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