Knebl installed as the new chair of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners

Janice Knebl, DO, MBA, professor of Internal Medicine and endowed chair of Geriatrics, recently was installed as the new chair of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, the testing organization that provides the pathway to licensure for osteopathic physicians in the U.S.

Knebl received the Dallas Southwest Distinguished Endowed Chair in Clinical Geriatrics in 2003 and has been chief of Geriatric Medicine since 1988. In 2009, she became Project Director of the UNTHSC Reynolds Geriatrics Education and Training in Texas (GET-IT) program, whose goal is teaching geriatric medicine to osteopathic medical students, residents in training and practicing osteopathic physicians.

She completed her osteopathic medical education at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. In 2011, Knebl added the title of Top Doc, as awarded by Fort Worth Texas magazine, and Super Doctor, as awarded by Texas Monthly magazine.


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