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Jordan Keys, DO


Jordan Keys, D.O., is an associate professor of osteopathic manipulative medicine and director of the Osteopathic Medicine Center at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) in Old Westbury, N.Y. She is board certified in family medicine and neuromusculoskeletal medicine/osteopathic manipulative medicine.

Keys completed her residency at Southampton Hospital (Southampton, N.Y.). Prior to this, she attended NYITCOM, where she earned her D.O. degree, as well as her M.S. in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine. Since completing her training, she has had multiple clinical and academic experiences. These range from private practice in Manhattan, adjunct faculty at Touro Harlem, clinical faculty in Florida, interim chair at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in California, and now faculty at NYITCOM. She has a passion for learning about and educating future physicians on osteopathic neuromusculoskeletal medicine and structural considerations that contribute to healthcare disparities, including structural racism and LGBTQ+ healthcare disparities. She has spoken nationally on topics ranging from exercise in medicine, common muscle imbalances, and trauma-informed care to healthcare considerations in the LGBTQ+ community.

Recent Projects and Research

    • "Effects of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment on Insulin Sensitivity and Diabetes." Role: primary investigator.

    • "The Effect of OMM in the Treatment of Primary Dysmenorrhea Symptoms." NYIT-IRB #BHS-1521. PI: Sheldon Yao, D.O. Approved February 3, 2020. Role: co-investigator.

    • "Effects of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment on Recordable Arrhythmia Events in Patients with Implanted Devices." NYIT-BHS-1464. PI: Todd Cohen, M.D. Approved May 7, 2019. Role: co-investigator.

Selected PublicationsPEER REVIEWED PAPERS

    • 2019 Akers, B, Davis, GE, Keys, J, Pierce-Talsma, SL, Lund, GC. Impact of Predoctoral Teaching Fellows on Osteopathic Medical Students: A Near-Peer Teaching Program Evaluation. The American Academy of Osteopathy Journal. 2019;29(4):9–16.

    • 2019 Easterbrook, S. Keys, J. Talsma, J. Pierce-Talsma, S. Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for Temporomandibular Disorders. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2019; 119(6): e29ndash;e30. doi:10.7556/jaoa.2019.071

    • 2018 Warren, C. Keys, J. Pierce-Talsma, S. Osteopathic Cranial Manipulative Medicine in the Setting of Concussion. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2018; 118(6): e41ndash;e42. doi:10.7556/jaoa.2018.088 ABSTRACTS AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS May 23, 2023 – Fourth International Conference of the Society for Interdisciplinary Placebo Studies, May 10 to 13, 2023, Duisburg, Germany:

    • Mangla M, Nikakis J, Tale E, Malkov D, Jung MK, Keys J, Li TS, Yao SC, Cohen T. "Is light touch an effective sham for randomized controlled trials on osteopathic manipulative treatment?"

May 5, 2023 – NYSOMS 2023 Research & Case Study Poster Competition, Hauppauge, N.Y.:

    • Castro T, Guha A, Naeem A, Companion N, Abu-Sbaih R, Keys J, Yao SC. "How An Increase in Muscle Stiffness Correlates with Viscerosomatic Reflex Changes."

    • Guha A, Castro T, Naeem A, Companion N, Abu-Sbaih R, Keys J, Yao SC. "Accuracy of Lumbar Somatic Dysfunction Diagnosis in Comparison to Muscle Stiffness Measured by Myotonometry."

    • Malkov DY, Nikakis J, Tale E, Keys J, Li TS, Yao SC, Cohen TJ. "The Effects of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment on Cardiac Arrhythmias in Patients with CIEDs: A Randomized Controlled Trial."

    • Naeem A, Castro T, Guha A, Companion N, Abu-Sbaih R, Keys J, Yao SC. "Comparison of Prevalence of Chapman's points in Subjects with Dysmenorrhea."

    • Nikakis J, Malkov D, Tale E, Arora U, Keys J, Li TS, Yao SC, Cohen TJ. "The Acute Physiologic Effects of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment in Patients with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices: A Randomized Controlled Trial." Awarded second place in student research category.

April 14, 2023 – New York Institute of Technology Symposium of University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE). New York, N.Y:

    • Castro T, Guha A, Naeem A, Companion N, Abu-Sbaih R, Keys J, Yao SC. "How An Increase in Muscle Stiffness Correlates with Viscerosomatic Reflex Changes."

    • Guha A, Castro T, Naeem A, Companion N, Abu-Sbaih R, Keys J, Yao SC. "Accuracy of Lumbar Somatic Dysfunction Diagnosis in Comparison to Muscle Stiffness Measured by Myotonometry."

    • Naeem A, Castro T, Guha A, Companion N, Abu-Sbaih R, Keys J, Yao SC. "Comparison of Prevalence of Chapman's points in Subjects with Dysmenorrhea."

March 16, 2023 – American Academy of Osteopathy – Louisa Burns Osteopathic Research Committee – NUFA Poster Presentations:

    • Companion N, Guha A, Naeem A, Abu-Sbaih R, Keys J, Yao SC "Comparison of Tone and Stiffness Changes to Lumbar Paraspinal Muscle with Varying Osteopathic Treatment Modalities."

October 22, 2022 – 2022 National SOMA Research Symposium (Virtual):

    • Nikakis J, Tale E, Malkov D, Arora U, Auerbach A, Young A, Keys J, Li TS, Yao SC, Cohen TJ, "The Effect of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment on Quality of Life in Cardiac Arrhythmia Patients."

    • Companion, N., Abu-Sbaih, R. Keys, J., Yao, S.C. (December 2022) "Effects of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine on Primary Dysmenorrhea." 2022 AOA Research Abstracts and Poster Competition. Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, vol. 122, no. 12, 2022, pp. A1–A138.

WEB PUBLICATIONS

Featured in WEDU documentaries, The Feminine Touch; April 20, 2017 (Suncoast Emmy recipient):

    • Clinical Integration of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine in Rhinosinusitis

    • Application of OMM in Acute Whiplash

    • Application of OMM in Knee Pain

    • Application of OMM in Back Pain in Pregnancy

    • Application of OMM in Pediatric Feeding Dysfunction

    • Application of OMM in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    • Application of OMM in Dysmenorrhea Professional Honors and Awards

    • 2023: Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award Recipient, Gold Humanism Honor Society.

    • 2021–2022 Academic Year: Outstanding Faculty Member, Class of 2025. SGA Awards, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine.

    • 2019–2020 Academic Year: OMM Teacher of the Year, Touro University California.

    • 2018–2019 Academic Year: OMM Teacher of the Year, Touro University California.

    • 2012–2013 Academic Year: Family Medicine Resident of the Year, Residency Program in Social Osteopathic Medicine at Southampton Hospital.

Courses Taught at New York Tech

    • OMM for all four years of students' osteopathic medical education. Lead lab and table train in the OMSI and OMSII OMM labs and precept the OMSII and OMSIV students on their OMM ambulatory rotation.

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