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Jared Nichols, DO

Jared W. Nichols, DO has been an active member of MAOPS for the past 6 years.   Recently, he completed the Wetzel Fellowship program where he served on the Legislative and Education Committees as well as serving on the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Board of Trustees as the resident member.  His interests include osteopathic advocacy and promotion, which he demonstrates through advising the Joplin-KCU student MAOPS chapter. 

Dr. Nichols earned his BA in Music, Percussion from Truman State University, Kirksville, MO.  While attending A.T. Still University in Kirksville, MO he completed a teaching fellowship in anatomy and later earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.


Dr. Nichols completed his Family Medicine Residency at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, MO and is currently board certified.  While in residency he completed his certificate in Integrative Medicine through the University of Arizona.  Dr. Nichols began moonlighting in rural critical access Emergency Rooms during residency and continues to serve as an ER physician through Docs Who Care.  He completed his Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Fellowship at UNT-HSC TCOM/ Medical City Fort Worth in June 2018 and is currently the Year 2 course director for Osteopathic Skills and Assistant Professor of OMM at KCU-Joplin. He discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.