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Abbreviation Organization or personnel DC: Doctor of Chiropractic: DDS Doctor of Dental Surgery: DHB District Health Board (New Zealand) DI: Digital Imaging Technologist DMD: Doctor of Dental Medicine: DNP: Doctor of Nursing Practice: DO: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine: DoH: Department of Health (various countries) DNB: Diplomate of National ...
Doctor of Medicine (abbreviated M.D., from the Latin Medicinae Doctor) is a medical degree, the meaning of which varies between different jurisdictions. In the United States, and some other countries, the M.D. denotes a professional degree.
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) Dentist Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Optometrist Doctor of Optometry (OD) Podiatrist Doctor of Podiatry (DPM) Chiropractor Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) Physician Assistant (PA)
Pronunciation follows convention outside the medical field, in which acronyms are generally pronounced as if they were a word ( JAMA, SIDS ), initialisms are generally pronounced as individual letters ( DNA, SSRI ), and abbreviations generally use the expansion ( soln. = "solution", sup. = "superior").
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The Doctor's degree-research/scholarship is defined as "A Ph.D. or other doctor's degree that requires advanced work beyond the master's level, including the preparation and defense of a dissertation based on original research, or the planning and execution of an original project demonstrating substantial artistic or scholarly achievement."
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine ( DO or D.O., or in Australia DO USA ) is a medical degree conferred by the 38 osteopathic medical schools in the United States.