Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Northup Award Goes to Article Coauthored by AAO Members

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The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association’s 2016 George W. Northup, DO, Medical Writing Award was granted to Lymphatic Pump Treatment as an Adjunct to Antibiotics for Pneumonia in a Rat Model by Lisa M. Hodge, PhD; Caitlin Creasy, MS; KiahRae Carter, MS; Ashley Orlowski, BS; Artur Schander, DO,... Read more →

Paul R. Standley, PhD, Receives AAO's Academy Award

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Paul R. Standley, PhD, of Phoenix, is the 2016 recipient of the highest award that the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) bestows on a nonphysician. The AAO’s 2015-16 president, Doris B. Newman, DO, FAAO, presented the AAO’s Academy Award to Dr. Standley on March 17 during the... Read more →

Michael A. Seffinger, DO, FAAFP, Awarded A.T. Still Medallion of Honor

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Michael A. Seffinger, DO, FAAFP, of Pomona, California, received the highest honor that the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) awards on March 19 during its Convocation in Orlando, Florida. Named the Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor, the award is given to AAO members who have exhibited an exceptional understanding... Read more →

Kristie M. Petree, DO, Named Resident of the Year

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Kristie M. (Olds) Petree, DO, of East Lansing, Michigan, was named the 2016 Residentof the Year by the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 17 during its annual Convocation in Orlando, Florida. The award recognizes a resident who has contributed to the AAO; who has contributed to osteopathic principles... Read more →

Laura E. Griffin, DO, FAAO, Assumes AAO Presidency

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Laura E. Griffin, DO, FAAO, of Pikeville, Kentucky, assumed the office of president of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 19 during the AAO Convocation in Orlando, Florida. She will serve a one-year term leading the nation’s largest medical society devoted to fostering osteopathic manipulative medicine... Read more →

Michael P. Rowane, DO, MS, FAAO, FAAFP, Is AAO's 2016-17 President-Elect

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Michael P. Rowane, DO, MS, FAAO, FAAFP, of Richmond Heights, Ohio, was chosen to be the president-elect of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 17 during the academy’s annual Convocation in Orlando, Florida. After spending a year as president-elect, Dr. Rowane will become the 2017-... Read more →

AAO Wants Your Photos

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AAO’s next president wants photos of your service to others. During her term as the AAO’s 2016-17 president, Laura E. Griffin, DO, FAAO, plans to focus on how Academy members and others in the osteopathic medical profession serve those in need. To celebrate the service Academy members... Read more →

PAAO Needs Your Donated Books

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The Postgraduate American Academy of Osteopathy (PAAO) needs books for the raffle they will hold during their mixer on Wednesday, March 16, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The PAAO’s annual mixer provides an opportunity for residents to network with potential employers and vice versa. The raffle injects... Read more →

Osteopathic Contributions to Performing Arts Medicine

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More than 180 people attended the AAO's program at the 120th Annual Osteopathic Medical Conference and Exposition (OMED), Oct.17-20, 2015, in Orlando, Florida. Performing arts medicine is a fledgling field of study, encompassing the study and care of performers within the disciplines of music, dance and drama.... Read more →

Get Your Osteopathic Hands ON!

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Program director: Heather P. Ferrill, DODr. Ferrill, a 2000 graduate of the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, is an associate professor of osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) at the Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine (RVUCOM). Board-certified in family medicine and neuromusculoskeletal medicine/OMM, her practice emphasizes... Read more →