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Virtual Conference

Common Diseases & Disorders & Viruses

Total Credits: 3.25 including 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 3.25 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)


This program will expire and must be completed by 12/01/24.

This series of presentations will focus on common diseases, disorders, and viruses that Primary Care Providers might not see in an outpatient setting. Topics include Type 2 Diabetes, Alzheimer’s, COVID-19, and sleep issues.

Accreditation Statements:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 3.25 AOA Category 1-A Credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.

The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsä. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) and Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine. MAOPS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Planning Disclosure:
None of the planners for this educational activity have a relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Grievance Policy for AOA Credit:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial written response within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.




Jeffrey Burns, MD, MS's Profile

Jeffrey Burns, MD, MS Related Seminars and Products

Jeffrey M. Burns, MD, MS is the Edward H. Hashinger Professor of Neurology and the Co-Director of the University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Center (KU ADRC). Dr. Burns also directs the Clinical and Translational Science Unit, the Department of Neurology’s Memory Care Clinic, and leads the KU ADRC’s Clinical Core and AD Trial Team, which is a site for the ADCS and ATRI national trial networks. Dr. Burns started the AD clinical research program at KU in 2004 to stimulate and support AD and aging research locally while pursuing research investigating how various lifestyle factors influence brain aging and AD. The program has grown into a vibrant research and training environment for AD and brain aging research. Dr. Burns has been continuously funded as a PI by the NIH since 2005 for work focused on how various lifestyle factors influence brain aging and AD progression.

Jeffrey Burns, MD, MS, discloses he receives research support for NIH, is a site investigator for trails from Novaritis et al, and a consultant for renw research.

Dr. Burns can be reached at

Leonard H Calabrese, DO's Profile

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Leonard H Calabrese, DO

Leonard Calabrese, DO, is a Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair of the Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases and the Co-director of the Centre for Vasculitis Care and Research. He also serves as Director of the RJ Fasenmyer Centre for Clinical Immunology at the Cleveland Clinic. He also holds appointments in the Department of Infectious Diseases and the Wellness Institute.

He has particular clinical and research interests in vascular inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, primary and secondary immunodeficiency states and the intersection of infections and autoimmunity. He serves as the editor of Healio Rheumatology and for over past 20 years has developed innovative programs to teach basic, clinical and translational immunology to care providers of patients with immune mediated inflammatory diseases. Over the course of his academic research career, Professor Calabrese has authored over 400 publications including book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles.

Leonard Calbrese, DO, discloses that he is a paid consultant for Genentech, Glaxo Smith Kline, AbbVie, UCB, Jannsen and Bristol Myers Squibb. 

Dr. Calabrese can be reached at  

Christos Hatzigeorgiou, DO, MPH, FACP's Profile

Christos Hatzigeorgiou, DO, MPH, FACP Related Seminars and Products

Dr. Christos Hatzigeorgiou joined the Augusta University faculty as Division Chief of General Internal Medicine after serving in the U.S. Army as a physician leader in clinical, academic, and administrative roles.  Dr. Hatzigeorgiou completed his internal medicine residency at Brooke Army Medical Center and a fellowship in General Internal Medicine at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.  He completed a Master’s degree in Public Health (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) at Uniform Services University of the Health Science Center. With prior experience of implementing a Patient Center Medical Home, Dr. Hatzigeorgiou is centered on value-based care principles, a proven care model that improves the health of patients through team-based healthcare delivery focused on cost-effective methods. Dr. Hatzigeorgiou has been involved with health service and outcomes research, and evidence-based medicine is a focal point of his training and teaching.

Christos Hatzigeorgiou, DO, discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Dr. Hatzigeorgiou can be reach at


Jared W. Nichols, DO, FACOFP's Profile

Jared W. Nichols, DO, FACOFP Related Seminars and Products

Kansas City University - COM

Dr. Jared Nichols is an Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at Kansas City University - Joplin Campus in Joplin, Missouri. He serves as the year-two course director for the osteopathic skills classes, directs OMM fellows, and conducts research. Dr. Nichols also has a non-opioid pain management clinic at a local Federal Community Health Center in Joplin, Missouri. Dr. Nichols is board certified in Family Medicine and OMT by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. He is also board certified in Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and has a certificate in Integrative Medicine.

Dr. Nichols earned his Doctor of Osteopathy degree in 2014 from A.T. Still University - Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) in Kirksville, Missouri. In 2017 he completed his residency in Family Medicine and OMT at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri. In 2019 he completed his post-graduate fellowship in Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Nichols has previously served as a lecturer and editor for Doctors In Training, an independent board-prep resource. 

Dr. Nichols is a self-proclaimed Missourian for life. He has three little girls with his wife, Jourdan. He loves to teach, and his interests include regenerative medicine, health and wellness, and pinball.

Dr. Nichols discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, and distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.



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