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AOF Board of Directors Welcomes Anthony N. Ottaviani, DO, MPH, MACOI, FCC as President May 22, 2014 Florida Osteopathic Physician and Educator Shares Vision for 2014 CHICAGO (May 22, 2014)--Like many osteopathic physicians, American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) Board President, Anthony N. Ottaviani, DO, MPH, MACOI, FCCP, was vaguely familiar with the philanthropic organization before he became involved. After receiving an AOF grant in 2008 to benefit patient care, “I truly recognized the impact...
AOF Launches GiveDO.org to Fund Special Programs January 27, 2014 First Campaign Benefits Turfler Family Memorial Lecture  CHICAGO (Jan. 27, 2014)-- The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) announces the launch of a new online fundraising tool, GiveDO.org, to encourage those who practice and support osteopathic medicine to give back to the profession through funding specific programs.  The crowd-funding website, similar to Kickstarter.com, will raise funds to...
“Giving Tuesday” is December 3rd, Are You Ready? November 19, 2013 Join Us for a National Day of Grassroots Philanthropy.  Much like “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday”, “Giving Tuesday” allows nonprofits to create interest and excitement in giving/philanthropy. In a season that's become dominated by consumerism, we're celebrating the power of grassroots philanthropy—the kind of giving that individuals, families, community groups, and businesses, can all take...
Osteopathic Medical Students Serve in the Big Apple October 19, 2013 (Oct. 2013) Osteopathic medical students ventured to the Big Apple this summer for four days to serve in the AOF HumanTouch Student Leadership project.  In its fourth year, the project builds teamwork and leadership skills among osteopathic medical students, while helping needy communities across the country. This year 34 student leaders from the Student Osteopathic Medical Association and the...
Osteopathic Stars Shine Bright in Las Vegas October 1, 2013 (Oct.1, 2013) The AOF helped kick-off OMED 2013 with our annual Honors gala celebration on Sept. 29. Nearly 500 osteopathic physicians, students, educators and their friends and family, as well as corporate benefactors joined us.   John H. Windsor, DO, president of the AOF Board of Directors and Master of Ceremonies welcomed Adrienne E. White-Faines, MPA, executive director of the AOA, to her...
AOF Introduces HumanTouch Distinguished Speaker Series September 24, 2013 Small Steps Can Make a Big Impact How One Act of Kindness and Compassion Changed Lives The AOF is proud to introduce its first annual AOF HumanTouch Distinguished Speaker Series at OMED 2013 in Las Vegas, featuring Jessica Jackley. A co-founder of KIVA, the world's first peer to peer microlending website and one of the fastest-growing social benefit websites in history, Jackley was recently...

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