Bowers Elected to Serve as President of the South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society

Spartanburg, S.C. – Rebecca J. Bowers, DO, C-NMM/OMM, was elected to serve as president of the South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society (SCOMS) for 2018-2019. Dr. Bowers is an assistant professor of osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM – Carolinas) in Spartanburg and she has a private practice in Greenville, South Carolina.

The 10-member SCOMS board seeks to improve and promote public health by the advancement of the science and profession of osteopathic medicine. In addition, SCOMS collects and disseminates information of professional interest and value to members of this Society and elevates and maintains the standards of the Osteopathic profession in the state of South Carolina.

“It is my pleasure to serve as president of the South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society (SCOMS),” said Bowers, who moved to South Carolina in 2015. “My goal for this year is to optimize the value of a SCOMS membership for our osteopathic physicians and physicians in training in the state of South Carolina.”

Bowers plans to accomplish her goal by operating in a manner that is most beneficial to the SCOMS membership, forging new relationships with other physician organizations in the state and region to enable combined resources/efforts to better serve the SCOMS membership, and learning what SCOMS members value so the board can continue its ongoing efforts to optimize membership value.

Bowers has served in various capacities on the SCOMS board since 2015. She is a 2007 graduate of Utica College in Utica, New York and a 2011 graduate of Midwestern University’s Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, Arizona. Bowers finished her Neuromuscular Manipulative Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine residency in Muskegon, Michigan in 2014.

SCOMS will hosts its 2019 Winter CME Conference on February 22-23 in Greenville. S.C. The conference is designed to update primary care physicians on current information regarding important medical topics and rapidly changing therapeutic areas. The emphasis of this program is on practical and useful information for a clinical practice. Participants will receive 12 hours of AOA Category 1-A continuing medical education as well as great opportunities for networking with other physicians in the state.

For more information, contact Dr. Rebecca J. Bowers at 864-327-9884.


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About the author : Tammy Whaley

Tammy E. Whaley is the executive director of the South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society (SCOMS).

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