Harold A. Blood DO, FAAO Memorial Lecturer Award

Commitment to Osteopathic Principles, use of OMM & Student Mentorship

Each year, an active member of the Academy is chosen as the Harold A. Blood, DO, FAAO Memorial Lecturer to speak to students during their program at the AAO’s annual Convocation.

Nominees are determined on the following criteria:

  • exceptional success as a mentor to osteopathic medical students, interns or residents;
  • outstanding commitment to osteopathic philosophy, principles and practice;
  • and recognition by peers as a superb clinician who integrates osteopathic manipulative medicine into his or her unique practice of osteopathic medicine.

The AAO’s Awards Committee recommends nominees to the Board of Governors which reviews the credentials of the nominees and votes to select the recipient. The recipient is then scheduled to deliver the lecture as part of the student program at the next year’s Convocation.

Year  Recipient

2017  Michael. P. Rowane, DO, MS, FAAFP, FAAO
2016  David R. Boesler, DO
2015  Hugh M. Ettlinger, DO, FAAO
2014  George J. Pasquarello, DO, FAAO
2013  Boyd R. Buser, DO, FACOFP
2012  Jane E. Carreiro, DO
2011  Jerry L. Dickey, DO, FAAO
2010  Dennis J. Dowling, DO, FAAO
2009  Michael L. Kuchera, DO, FAAO
2008  Edward G. Stiles, DO, FAAO
2007  Stephen D. Blood, DO, FAAO

 

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