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AAO Recognized for Contributions to Profession

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On Saturday, July 21, the AAO was one of four recipients of the American Osteopathic Association’s 2019 STARs (Strategic Team Award and Recognition) for its dedication to advancing osteopathic medicine. The STARs recognize contributions made by state, specialty and regional affiliates, colleges of osteopathic medicine, osteopathic postdoctoral training institutions (OPTIs), and nonpractice affiliates that have advanced the osteopathic profession. The award honors programs and activities that align with the initiatives in the AOA’s strategic plan. Read more →

Jacob J. Cukierski, DO, Named 2018 Resident of the Year

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Jacob J. Cukierski, DO, of Erie, Pennsylvania, was named the 2018 Resident of the Year by the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 22 during the AAO’s annual meeting during its Convocation in Dallas. Read more →

Sidney N. Dunn Receives AAO's Academy Award

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Sidney N. Dunn of Carmel, Indiana, is the 2018 recipient of the highest award that the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) bestows on a nonphysician. Read more →

Edward G. Stiles, DO, FAAO, Honored by Committee on Fellowship

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Edward G. Stiles, DO, FAAO, of Lexington, Kentucky, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Committee on Fellowship in the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 23 at the Academy’s annual Convocation in Dallas. The Fellow of the American Academy of Osteopathy (FAAO) Distinguished Service Award is presented to fellows who have distinguished themselves in contributions to osteopathic literature; development of osteopathic theories, methods or procedures; research; osteopathic education; service to the AAO; public relations; service to public health; or osteopathic medical economics and advocacy. Read more →

G. Bradley Klock, DO, FAAO, Receives A.T. Still Medallion of Honor

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G. Bradley Klock, DO, FAAO, of Gold Canyon, Arizona, received the highest honor that the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) awards on March 24 during its Convocation in Dallas. Named the Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor, the award is given to AAO members who have exhibited an exceptional understanding and application of osteopathic principles and concepts and for outstanding accomplishments in scientific or professional affairs. The award is named after Andrew Taylor Still, MD, DO, the founder of osteopathic medicine. Read more →

Kendi L. Hensel, DO, PhD, FAAO, Selected as President-Elect

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Kendi L. Hensel, DO, PhD, FAAO, of Fort Worth, Texas, was chosen to be the president-elect of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 22 during the AAO’s annual Convocation in Dallas. Read more →

Catherine M. Kimball, DO, Installed as 2018-19 President

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Catherine M. Kimball, DO, of Waterville, Maine, was inaugurated as the 2018-19 president of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 24 during the academy’s annual Convocation in Dallas. Read more →

AAO Response Regarding Larry Nassar

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Osteopathic physicians are trained to utilize osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) in the care of their patients. OMT offers an effective and nonpharmacologic option to treat a wide range of conditions, from common musculoskeletal disorders, such as low back and neck pain, to improving outcomes for elderly hospitalized patients admitted for pneumonia. Read more →

Giving Tuesday: Nov. 28

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Giving Tuesday was celebrated for the first time in 2012. We encourage you to make your Giving Tuesday plans in the spirit of thankfulness that sometimes gets buried by the holiday advertising. Read more →

AAO Loses Past President Robert E. Kappler, DO, FAAODist, FCA

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AAO life member Robert E. Kappler, DO, FAAODist, of River Grove, Illinois, died Oct. 18. Dr. Kappler was the 1980-81 president of the Academy, and he was a recipient of the AAO’s Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor and the FAAO’s Distinguished Service Award. Read more →