AOF Stories

2016 Lifetime Achievement Award September 17, 2016 Leadership is a way of life for William D. Strampel, DO. He didn’t wake up one day and decide he wanted to become a leader—it just came naturally to him.  From a small town, Dr. Strampel was raised with a strong sense of social justice. His high school class of 34 people elected him class president and captain of the football team, but he says he doesn’t know why. Same thing when he was elected...
2016 Physician of the Year September 17, 2016 Caring. Compassionate. Giving. Dedicated. Leader. Activist. Busy. These are just a few words colleagues use to describe James M. Lally, DO, a practicing physician, director of a family medicine residency program, and dedicated volunteer as well as President and Chief Medical Officer of Chino Valley Medical Center (CVMC).  Dr. Lally’s route to medicine included 15 years in the U.S. Army Special...
2016 William G. Anderson, DO, Minority Scholarship August 16, 2016 Student Doctor Jennings embodies the spirit of osteopathic medicine in her dedication to equalizing access to healthcare in the United State and beyond. Her interest in addressing healthcare disparities began on her first mission in her undergraduate studies.  Chandra received her Master in Public Health degree from Tulane University prior to attending VCOM. During the time leading up to her...
2015 James M. Lally, DO Emerging Leader Award October 12, 2015 Daniel Clearfield, DO, demonstrates the vision, integrity and passion of an osteopathic physician leader to his patients, students and peers, and has done so since the beginning of his young career. A second generation DO, Dr. Clearfield innately understands osteopathic medicine, sharing his knowledge with osteopathic medical students and putting it into practice daily to treat and prevent...
2015 Outstanding Resident in Emergency Medicine October 12, 2015 A chief resident at Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine (OU-HCOM), Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, Andrew G. Little, DO excels as an osteopathic physician in emergency medicine and as a leader and mentor in his field. A 2012 graduate of OU-HCOM, Dr. Little has held numerous leadership positions to improve education offerings and leadership development for osteopathic medical students...

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