Media Coverage

Look Who's Quoting Dr. Smith:

Governor David Paterson of New York quoted Dr. Smith in his keynote speech to the New York State Osteopathic Medical Society on June 11, 2013.  He quotes from a published speech she gave that would launch the Osteopathic International Alliance. (Reference article

Look Who's Writing about Dr. Smith:

For her contributions to the osteopathic medical profession, Dr. Smith's biography was profiled in: The Feminine Touch: History of Women in Osteopathic Medicine by Thomas A. Quinn DO, MPH, FAOCOPM, published by Truman State University Press. The book will be soon be made into a PBS documentary!

Recent Articles By or Mentioning Dr. Smith:

Frieden, J. Lots of Finger-Pointing Over ACA Co-Op Failures – Much blame directed at CMS for poor oversight. MedPage Today, November 11, 2015.

Smith, DA. Political gamesmanship is killing ACA's CO-OPs. Louisville Courier-Journal, November 5, 2015, page 13A.

Swkwarko, D. Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment in Developing Countries: A Call for Education & ResearchJournal of the American Osteopathic Association; Vol 111, No 3, March 2011, p.179-180.

Brown, DW. Book Reviews: Healthcare Solved - Real Answers, No Politics. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association; Vol 110, No 11, November 2010, p. 680-681.

Smith, DA. Response. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association; Vol 110: No 8, August 2010, p. 485 - 487.

Smith, DA. Understanding Insurance: Will a Public Option or Co-op Get Us Where We Want? Journal of the American Osteopathic Association; Vol 110: No 4, April 2010, p. 226-228.

Smith, DA. Let's cut healthcare costs by cutting out the lawyers: Expert panels would bring perspective to malpractice suits. Indianapolis Business Journal, October 19-25, 2009, page 28.

Lysiak, F. Under Proposed Reforms, Little Rate Regulation, New Customers May Mean Health for Insurers. [Full Article] BESTWIRE, A. M. Best Company Inc., October 19, 2009.

BestWeek: Under Reforms, Little Rate Regulation and New Customers May Mean Health for Insurers. [Press Release], BestWeek, A.M. Best Company, Inc., October 16, 2009.

Alumni Spotlight: Taking the Politics Out of Healthcare Reform – Dr. Debra A. Smith. Youngstown State University - A Magazine for Alumni & Friends, Fall 2009, page 28.

Schierhorn, C. Evidence based leadership: Dr. Wickless brings passion for policy, education, international affairs. DO Magazine, September 2008

Ajluni, PB. President’s Voice: Championing "health for all".  DO Magazine, July 2008

Ajluni, PB. President’s Voice: Improving healthcare around the world. DO Magazine, June 2008.

Smith, DA. Going global with osteopathic medicineJournal of Osteopathic Medicine; Vol 101: No 3,  March 2001. p. 156-159. 

Smith, DA. Opportunities for the osteopathic medical profession to pursue worldwide acclaim and recognition. Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, Vol. 100: No 5, May 2000, p. 282-282.