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Osteopathy In The Cranial Field (1st Edition)

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Harold Ives Magoun, D.O.
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The Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation has reprinted this first edition of Osteopathy in the Cranial Field in its original form - the only edition personally approved by William Garner Sutherland, D.O. First published in 1951, this reprint is a faithful reproduction of the original. 

Undertaken as a "labor of love," the late Dr. Harold I. Magoun, Sr. compiled and edited this text. It is based upon a manua by Drs. Howard and Rebecca Lippincott, an essay by Dr. Paul Kimberly, conulatations with Dr. Sutherland regarding his concept as taught between 1939 and 1950, and Dr. Magoun's own experience along with that of his colleagues. 

Dr. Sutherland's influence is readily apparent "in between the lines" of this text. the conepts are presented in a bold, direct sytyle and include information, illustrations, and quotations not found in later editions. While later editions were able to improve on the few errors that were discovered, the flavor of Dr. Sutherland's teachings is strongest in this edition. 


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The editor, Dr. Harold I. Magoun, Sr. (1898-1981) received his A.B. from Harvard University and his D.O. from the Andrew Taylor Still College of Osteopathy and Surgery in 1924. He spent two years in the Medical Corps of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I, was decorated for care of the wounded under fire, and also received the Purple Heart medal.

He was prominent in professional circles, authored many articles in the professional literature, and did much postgraduate study and teaching during his years of practice. In 1940 he was awarded the honorary degree of Master of Science in Osteopathy, and received the Fellowship of the American Academy of Osteopathy in 1962 and the A.T. Still Medallion of Honor in 1967. Dr. Magoun served on the Board of Trustees of the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine for many years, was president of the Cranial Academy for three years, and was one of the founders of the Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation, serving as executive vice-president from 1953-1973.