William H. Devine, DO
Dr. William Devine has always had an interest in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM). He comes from a family of osteopathic physicians, and with his medical school he expanded his interests in manual medicine. He has interests in medical education, medical history, medical research, and medical health policy. He integrated osteopathic concepts and philosophy into his present osteopathic manual medicine practice. He is nationally and internationally known and respected as a lecturer and author of topics in osteopathic manipulative medicine. His skills and interests were enhanced early from his experiences while serving as a USAF MC physician with his last duty station at Luke AFB, Arizona under the Tactical Air Command (Vietnam War).
As an osteopathic family physician his skills and interests expanded including hospital committee chair positions, executive committee, and board member. Teaching residents and postgraduate education at hospitals and through the Arizona Academy of Osteopathy, American Academy of Osteopathy, and the Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association. As president of the Arizona Academy of osteopathy he brought many programs to medical students, residents and practicing physicians. He was a very active family practitioner for over 25 years, utilizing osteopathic principles and methods fully in his military and private practice. He was one of the founders of the Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine and served for 26 years. He has been honored with may awards over the years for his service to osteopathic medicine and teaching.
Today he is recognized by many medical organizations nationally and internationally in his medical specialty of Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (NMM & OMM). He has coauthored two textbooks on Clinical Counterstrain Osteopathic Manipulation and has written and coauthored chapters in five medical textbooks, and research papers. He is board certified in family medicine and OMT, as well as neuromusculoskeletal medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine. His practice in now is focused only on the field of osteopathic manipulative medicine and he continues to teach post graduate medical education.