PAAO Officers


Marta Elisabeth Bringhurst, DO
Chair and resident member of the AAO Board of Trustees

Lauren A. Davis, DO
Vice chair

Leah D. Frank, DO

Lucan Watt Chatterley, DO

Saundra Y. Holseth, DO

National coordinator


Amy Selwach, DO
AAO Osteopathic Medical Economics Committee liaison

ZhanTao Yang, DO
SAAO liaison

Zachary Shiver, DO
AAO Awards Committee liaison

Randal J. Davis, DO
The Osteopathic Cranial Academy liaison

Kristin Putnam, DO
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine’s National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators

Angela Tyson, DO
Louisa Burns Osteopathic Research Committee liaison


Jacob J. Cukierski, DO, Named 2018 Resident of the Year

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.

Sidney N. Dunn Receives AAO's Academy Award

Sidney N. Dunn of Carmel, Indiana, is the 2018 recipient of the highest award that the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) bestows on a nonphysician.

Edward G. Stiles, DO, FAAO, Honored by Committee on Fellowship

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 to fellows who have distinguished themselves in contributions to osteopathic literature; development of osteopathic theories, methods or procedures; research; osteopathic education; service to the AAO; public relations; service to public health; or osteopathic medical economics and advocacy.