AOF Award Announcements

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2012 Fit for Life Award October 16, 2012 Preventing obesity reduces the primary risk factor for many chronic diseases and promotes wellness. Many physicians, like Colony S. Fugate, DO, are passionate about helping patients combat obesity each and every day. Under her direction, the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences Family Health and Nutrition Clinic uses a comprehensive evidence based approach to provide sustainable...
2012 Lifetime Achievement Award October 16, 2012 The father of osteopathic medicine, A.T. Still, couldn’t have dreamed how far the profession he founded in 1885 would progress, and of all the extraordinary people who would dedicate a lifetime of service to the betterment of their patients and the profession.  Howard L. Neer, DO, a 2005 A.T. Still Memorial Lecturer, is one such person.
2012 AOA Presidential Memorial Leadership Award October 15, 2012 Leaders are people motivators. They have the ability to inspire others. One such student leader is Brittany E. Grady, a fourth-year osteopathic medical student at Lincoln Memorial University, DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM). Student Doctor Grady has become a leader among colleagues while building an impressive record of service to the osteopathic profession.
2012 Burnett Osteopathic Student Research Award October 15, 2012 In research, the future of medicine is exciting: science fiction becomes real. Exploring new discoveries and therapies that will advance patient care is what drives Justine E. Parker, a fifth year osteopathic medical student at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, and a fellow in the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Because of her ability to create...
2012 McCaughan Heritage Scholarship October 15, 2012 The future of the osteopathic profession is in the hands of osteopathic medical students who are committed to the science, art and philosophy of osteopathic medicine. One such student is Joanna F. Gibbons, a fifth-year osteopathic medical student enrolled in the Rural Scholars Program at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNTHSC/TCOM)....
2012 Physician of the Year October 15, 2012 “Physician of the Year” is a title that encompasses many outstanding attributes. It’s an honor presented to an osteopathic physician for unwavering dedication to patients, medicine and the profession. Sister Anne Brooks, DO, (Anne Eucharista Brooks, SNJM, DO) personifies everything this title stands for and more. Dr. Brooks has made an extraordinary impact on the lives of countless...

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