Doctors of Osteopathy (DO)

Doctors of Osteopathy (DO)

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. The award recognizes a resident who has contributed to the AAO; who has contributed... Read more →
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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... Read more →
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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... Read more →
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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. After spending a year as president-elect, Dr. Hensel will become the 2019-20 president... Read more →
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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. Before becoming president, Dr. Kimball served for one year as the president-elect of the AAO, the nation’... Read more →
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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.  Dr. Kappler graduated... Read more →
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Nominations Open: AAO’s 2018 Resident of the Year

Posted 7:48 PM by
All neuromusculoskeletal medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine residency programs and AAO component societies are invited to submit nominations for the Academy’s 2018 Resident of the Year award. All members of the Postgraduate American Academy of Osteopathy are eligible for the award, as are residents who graduated in 2017. If... Read more →
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Scholar 7: A Guide to Research Development for the Osteopathic Profession

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In 2015, University Hospitals in Cleveland had several hospitals that were new to osteopathic medical education. There was an urgent need to establish a faculty development program to prepare the new community faculty physicians in both teaching and learning, as well as in developing scholarly activity. This need was accelerated... Read more →
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Lauren J. Leslie, DO, Named 2017 Resident of the Year

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Lauren J. (Hasler) Leslie, DO, of East Lansing, Michigan, was named the 2017 Resident of the Year by the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 23 during its annual Convocation in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The award recognizes a resident who has contributed to the AAO; who has contributed to... Read more →
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Alexander S. Nicholas, DO, FAAO, Receives Distinguished Service Award

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Alexander S. Nicholas, DO, FAAO, of West Chester, Pennsylvania, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Committee on Fellowship in the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 24 at the Academy’s annual Convocation in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Fellow of the American Academy of Osteopathy (FAAO) Distinguished Service... Read more →
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Angela Cole Westhoff, MA, Receives AAO's Academy Award

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Angela Cole Westhoff, MA, of Oakland, Maine, is the 2017 recipient of the highest award that the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) bestows on a nonphysician. The AAO’s 2016-17 president, Laura E. Griffin, DO, FAAO, presented the AAO’s Academy Award to Ms. Westhoff on March 23 during... Read more →
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George J. Pasquarello, DO, FAAO, Awarded A.T. Still Medallion of Honor

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George J. Pasquarello, DO, FAAO, of East Greenwich, Rhode Island, received the highest honor that the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) awards on March 25 during its Convocation in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Named the Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor, the award is given to AAO members who have exhibited... Read more →
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Catherine M. Kimball, DO, Elected President-elect

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Catherine M. Kimball, DO, of Waterville, Maine, was chosen to be the president-elect of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 23 during the academy’s annual Convocation in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After spending a year as president-elect, Dr. Kimball will become the 2018-19 president of... Read more →
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Michael P. Rowane, DO, Becomes 2017-18 AAO President

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Michael P. Rowane, DO, MS, FAAFP, FAAO, of Willoughby Hills, Ohio, assumed the office of president of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 25 during the AAO Convocation in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He will serve a one-year term leading the nation’s largest medical society devoted to... Read more →
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What It Means to Be “Keepers of the Flame”

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A Message From the President We as the osteopathic profession stand on the brink of the greatest opportunity we have ever seen to bring true osteopathic care to the forefront of medicine in America. The choices we have are: 1. Say no, it’s too much work, we shouldn’t... Read more →
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Donate to the PAAO Raffle

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The Postgraduate American Academy of Osteopathy (PAAO) needs your help! At the AAO's annual Convocation, the PAAO hosts a mixer for residents. This is an excellent opportunity for residents to network with each other and with potential employers. The raffle that is held during the mixer encourages attendance, helps... Read more →
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Deadline Extended: 2017 Resident of the Year Nominations Due Dec. 5

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AAO component societies and all osteopathic-approved residency programs are invited to submit nominations for the Academy’s 2017 Resident of the Year award. All members of the Postgraduate American Academy of Osteopathy are eligible for the award, as are residents who graduated in 2016. If you know a worthy... Read more →
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AAO Resident of the Year Nominations Due Nov. 30

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AAO component societies and all osteopathic-approved residency programs are invited to submit nominations for the Academy’s 2017 Resident of the Year award. All members of the Postgraduate American Academy of Osteopathy are eligible for the award, as are residents who graduated in 2016. If you know a worthy... Read more →
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AOA Mentor of the Year: Nominations Open

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The American Osteopathic Association is now accepting nominations for its Mentor of the Year. Do you know an osteopathic physician who fosters the long-term success of their mentees through strong personal and professional relationships? Nominate your mentor now. Nominations will be accepted through July 27. Every nominee will have... Read more →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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Single GME Update for Program Directors and DMEs

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SAS Application Assistance Program: Free Consultants to Help You Since the May launch of the Single Accreditation System Application Assistance Program, the AOA has received dozens of inquiries from programs seeking direction, information or support. The AOA is committed to helping your program make this transition. Staff and consultants are... Read more →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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