Jennifer Ribar, DO, AOBNMM, is originally from Fairbanks, Alaska. She is a graduate of Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Yakima, Washington, where she was introduced to the model in her first year. She did her residency in Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (ONMM) at Michigan State University. She current practices in Fairbanks at Tanana Valley Clinic. The FDM is an integral part of her practice, and she believes that many of her patients’ successes are due to this valuable tool. She has particular interests using the FDM in athletes, children and for pregnancy and pelvic pain. As president of AFDMA she hopes to help continue the spread of the FDM by strengthening the examinations and curriculum for the organization.