Sherri L. Quarles, executive director
Taylor Bridgeforth, communications and administration assistant
Debbie Cole, assistant to the executive director and board and committee liaison
Lauren Good, communications specialist
Amber Rausch, postdoctoral education liaison and CME coordinator
Bev Searcy, finance and membership assistant
Gennie Watts, event planner
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Michael P. Rowane, DO, MS, FAAO, FAAFP, 2017-18 AAO president
Catherine M. Kimball, DO, 2017-18 AAO president-elect
Judith A. O'Connell, DO, MHA, FAAO, secretary-treasurer
Laura E. Griffin, DO, FAAO, immediate past president
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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.
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.
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.