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Joann D'Aprile-Lubrano, DO, Associate Professor and Osteopathic DME/PD/Kingsport Center




Dr. D'Aprile-Lubrano grew up on Long Island, New York, where she graduated with a BS in nursing in 1980 and received her MS and Nurse Practitioner degrees in 1986 from S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook. Dr. D'Aprile-Lubrano moved with her family to a small town in central Florida in 1987. Dr. D'Aprile-Lubrano decided to return to school attending Nova-Southeastern University where she obtained her DO degree in 1997. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at ETSU Family Physicians of Kingsport in June 2000. Dr. D'Aprile-Lubrano credits her three great years as a resident at ETSU Family Physicians of Kingsport for convincing her to stay on as a faculty member and focusing on residency education. Dr. D'Aprile-Lubrano and her husband Greg have three adult children and three adult stepchildren, who are scattered in Tennessee, Florida, and the NE. She has a plethora of cats, none of which I own, and a dog. Dr. D'Aprile-Lubrano's interests include complementary, energetic, and spiritual medicine and healing systems, as well as traditional osteopathy. Dr. D'Aprile-Lubrano's can be contacted at or



Scholarly Activities


Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations: 

Regional and National

Bockhorst P, Lubrano J, and Brummel M. Incorporating Basic Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (omm) Into The Md Precepting Repertoire. Presented at STFM meeting. April 26-30; New Orleans, LA.



Other Scholarly Activities:

Lubrano J, Fox BA. Musculoskeletal back pain. Presented at: Kingsport Family Medicine Residency Program, James H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University; July 23, 2009; Kingsport, TN.



Other Scholarly Activities:

"Diabetes" lecture presentation to the QCOM MS-3 students, May 30, 2007, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN.



Other Scholarly Activities:

Attended the 17th Annual Osteopathic Medical Education Leadership Conference (OME) in Washington, DC, January 11-13, 2007.

Attended Association of Osteopathic Directors and Medical Educators Annual Conference April 5-8, 2006

Energetically Integrated Osteopathic Medicine Course at WVSOM on March 10-12, 2006

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