AOF Award Announcements

2018 Minority Scholarship Winners Announced October 8, 2018 The American Osteopathic Foundation’s William G. Anderson, DO, Minority Scholarship recognizes minority medical students who are proven leaders in addressing minorities' educational, societal, and health needs. In 2018, AOF recognized two such students.    Kaylette Jenkins, OMS IV Student Doctor Jenkins was first exposed to osteopathic medicine through a geriatrician DO who was treating her...
2018 AOF Physician of the Year Award October 8, 2018 The Physician of the Year Award, one of the Foundation’s highest honors, annually recognizes a DO who has achieved greatness through integrity, service and community involvement; who serves as a role model for his/her peers; and who consistently strives to improve patient and public health. The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is honored to name Brian Loveless, DO, as the 2018 Physician of...
2018 AOF/AOA Presidential Memorial Leadership Award October 8, 2018 The American Osteopathic Foundation’s AOA Presidential Memorial Leadership Award honors an osteopathic medical student who is committed to the principles of osteopathic medicine and who has made great strides toward becoming one of our top student leaders.  This year, the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF), in partnership with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), is delighted to...
2018 AOF Lifetime Achievement Award October 8, 2018 The Lifetime Achievement Award honors an individual who has made significant fundamental contributions to the osteopathic profession and has demonstrated a lifetime of commitment to osteopathic medicine, its principals and practice. Toward that end, the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is honored to recognize Ray E. Stowers, DO, as the recipient of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. Watch...
2018 AOF Burnett Osteopathic Student Researcher Award October 8, 2018 The American Osteopathic Foundation’s Burnett Osteopathic Student Researcher award recognizes an osteopathic medical student for his or her true dedication to osteopathic-oriented research. Heather Johnston, a fourth-year medical student at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine (AZCOM), sees research and clinical evidence as vital to the future of osteopathic medicine. “Increasing the...
2018 AOF Karen J. Nichols, DO, LEAD, Scholar Award October 8, 2018 The Karen J. Nichols, DO, LEAD Scholar Award recognizes outstanding osteopathic medical students whose Leadership, Excellence, Achievement, and Dedication are proven in the classroom and community. The AOF is proud to name Alyssa M. Ritchie, OMS IV, as the 2018 winner of this prestigious award. Student Doctor Ritchie graduated summa cum laude from the University of North Carolina Wilmington...

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