The AAO’s Academy Award recognizes individuals outside of the Academy who have profoundly contributed to the profession by
Established in 2000, this award addressed several action items from the AAO’s strategic plan. The Board of Trustees identified the first recipient at its October 2000 meeting, and the inaugural award was presented at the AAO’s Convocation in March 2001.
|Year||Recipient (*denotes deceased)|
|2019||Robert Orenstein, DO, FIDSA, FACP, AAHIVS|
|2018||Sidney N. Dunn|
|2017||Angela Cole Westhoff, MA|
|2016||Paul R. Standley, PhD|
|2015||Diana L. Finley, CMP|
|2014||Richard A. Vincent, MBA|
|2013||Michael E. Fitzgerald, BA|
|2012||Michael M. Patterson, PhD|
|2011||Fred C. Tinning, PhD|
|2010||John B. Crosby, JD|
|2009||Stephen J. Noone, MS, CAE|
|2008||Frank H. Willard, PhD|
|2007||Barbara Peterson, D. Litt (Hon)|
|2006||Norman Gevitz, PhD|
|2005||Albert Kelso, PhD*|
|2004||Irvin M. Korr, PhD*|
|2003||W. Douglas Ward, PhD*|
|2001||Andrew T. Weil, MD|
Nominate an outstanding resident for the 2019 AOF/AAO Outstanding Resident of the Year in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Deadline: May 10
Eileen L. DiGiovanna, DO, FAAO, of Smithtown, New York, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Committee on Fellowship in the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 15 at the Academy’s annual Convocation in Orlando, Florida.
Robert C. Ward, DO, FAAO, of East Lansing, Michigan, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Committee on Fellowship in the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 15 at the Academy’s annual Convocation in Orlando, Florida.