FAAO Distinguished Service Award

For Contributions to Osteopathy by Fellows of AAO

The FAAO Distinguished Service Award (FAAODist) is granted to Fellows of the Academy who have further distinguished themselves in any of the following categories: contributions to the literature; development of osteopathic theory, method or procedure; research; osteopathic education; service to the AAO on committees, boards, etc.; public relations and service to public health; and osteopathic medical economics and advocacy.

Any Academy member may nominate a Fellow for the award. Nominations must be submitted to Debbie Cole, the AAO fellowship coordinator, by Oct. 1. Unless special circumstances exist, only one award will be granted each year.

Download the nomination form.

Year    Recipient

2017    Alexander S. Nicholas, DO, FAAO
2016    Edna M. Lay, DO, FAAO, FCA*
2015    Fred L. Mitchell, Jr., DO, FAAO, FCA
2014    Raymond J. Hruby, DO, FAAO
2013    Robert E. Kappler, DO, FAAO
2012    Stephen D. Blood, DO, FAAO
2011    Phillip E. Greenman, DO, FAAO*
2010    Isabelle A. Chapello, DO, FAAO*
2010    Viola M. Frymann, DO, FAAO*
2009    No award given
2008    Anthony G. Chila, DO, FAAO
 

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