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Dr. Frank Filipetto oversees the day-to-day operations of the medical school curriculum to insure that the highest quality of education attainable is delivered to TCOM medical students. A recipient of the Fellow Award from the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, Dr. Filipetto was recognized as a 2010 Top Doc by South Jersey Magazine. He also was honored as a UMDNJ Master Educator and received the Excellence in Teaching Award by the Foundation of UMDNJ.
Dr. Filipetto is Board Certified in Family Practice by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.
He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, Texas Osteopathic Medical Association, and the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He is Vice Chair of the Osteopathic Clinical Research Committee.

Education/Academic qualification

DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

BS in Biology, Temple University

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Research Output

  • 154 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 8 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Editorial

Primary care clinics can be a source of exposure to virulent Clostridium (now Clostridioides) difficile: An environmental screening study of hospitals and clinics in Dallas-Fort Worth region

Simecka, J. W., Fulda, K. G., Pulse, M., Lee, J. H., Vitucci, J., Nguyen, P., Taylor, P., Filipetto, F., Espinoza, A. M. & Sharma, S., 1 Aug 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 8, e0220646.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations

    Moving medical knowledge, discovery, and osteopathic health care forward

    Smith-Barbaro, P., Mason, D. C. & Filipetto, F., Nov 2016, In : Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 116, 11, p. 696-697 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Curcumin mimics the neurocognitive and anti-inflammatory effects of caloric restriction in a mouse model of midlife obesity

    Sarker, M. R., Franks, S., Sumien, N., Thangthaeng, N., Filipetto, F. & Forster, M., 16 Oct 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 10, e0140431.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 22 Scopus citations

    The patient perspective on overactive bladder: A mixed-methods needs assessment

    Filipetto, F. A., Fulda, K. G., Holthusen, A. E., McKeithen, T. M. & McFadden, P., 14 May 2014, In : BMC Family Practice. 15, 1, 96.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 11 Scopus citations

    Bioterrorism--a health emergency: do physicians believe there is a threat and are they prepared for it?

    Switala, C. A., Coren, J., Filipetto, F. A., Gaughan, J. P. & Ciervo, C. A., 1 May 2011, In : American journal of disaster medicine. 6, 3, p. 143-152 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 5 Scopus citations