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Food as Medicine: the Evidence of Various Effects of Food on the Body

Total Credits: .5 including .5 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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TOMA - Texas
Shannon Jimenez, DO
37 Minutes
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This presentation will discuss how to recommend foods to our patients to help with prevention and treatment of various diseases.

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Analyze evidence based data on effects of various food products on the body
  2. Relate how to use food as preventative medicine
  3. Relate potential "side effects" or toxicity of various foods

Statement of Accreditation
The Texas Osteopathic Medical Association (TOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. TOMA designates this program for a maximum of .5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy
All grievances may be directed to TOMA's Executive Director at All grievances will receive an initial response within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



Shannon Jimenez, DO's Profile

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Dr. Shannon Ramsey Jimenez serves as Associate Professor and Chair of Primary Care and Clinical Medicine at Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. A graduate of Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, she completed her internship and residency in Family Medicine at Garden City Hospital in Garden City, Michigan and was Board Certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy in 1999.

Dr. Jimenez has been very active in her profession. She has served as Vice-Chairman and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Wayne Memorial Hospital and also served on several hospital committees including Patient Safety, and the Ethics and Executive committee. She was a delegate to the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) for 15 years and served on the ACOFP Committee on federal legislation for 9 years. She is currently on the ACOFP Business of Medicine Committee. She was President of the NC Society of the ACOFP for 7 years and has organized numerous CME conferences. She has also served on all of the positions for the board of the North Carolina Osteopathic Medical Association 2003-2015 and completed the Ohio University/ NYIT Health Policy Fellowship in 2009. She served on the Review Panel for the North Carolina Medical Board 2008-2010. Dr. Jimenez has been on several speaker’s bureaus and has taught students in her clinic for over 15 years. She was also among the founding Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine faculty and a Regional Assistant Dean at Campbell University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Jimenez started a solo practice in 2009 and grew it to five providers with 10,000 patients before she sold the practice to a university in 2018.  She recently completed a Costin Fellowship for Medical Education at Midwestern University as well as a HRSA funded Primary Care Champions Fellowship at Campbell University.

Dr. Jimenez has been active in her church and loves serving our homeless community. Most importantly, she is married and a mother of two teenage girls. Dr. Jimenez’s personal mission is to help produce more primary care doctors for underserved areas where they are needed.

Dr. Jimenez discloses that she 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 this presentation.




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