AOF Award Announcements

Tony R. Li Named 2019 Karen J. Nichols, DO, LEAD Scholar Award Winner October 26, 2019 The AOF 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 2019 winner of this major award is Tony R. Li, a third-year student at Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM). In 2018, he became president of CUSOM’s then-inactive American...
Orthopedic Traumatologist Receives 2019 AOF Distinguished Military Service Award October 24, 2019 The AOF is honored to present Capt. Mark E. Fleming, DO, with the inaugural 2019 AOF Distinguished Military Service Award. The Distinguished Military Service Award was created to honor an outstanding physician who has made significant contributions to the practice of osteopathic military medicine. This DO serves as exemplary role models for other physicians and, through his/her deeds, actions and...
Robert Danoff, DO, Wins 2019 AOF Physician of the Year Award October 23, 2019 The AOF Physician of the Year Award is among the highest honors the Foundation bestows. It recognizes one extraordinary DO each year whose integrity, service, and community involvement elevates him or her as a role model for peers, and motivates others to improve patient and public health.  Robert Danoff, DO, MS, FAAFP, FACOFP, exemplifies these ideals and has been named the 2019 AOF Physician of...
Richard Jermyn, DO, Named 2019 AOF Educator of the Year October 22, 2019 The AOF W. Douglas Ward Educator of the Year Award is one of the highest honors the Foundation bestows each year. This award recognizes an osteopathic teacher who continuously displays unwavering dedication to the tenets of osteopathic medicine and a true passion for passing those ideals on to future generations of DOs. Richard T. Jermyn, DO, checks these boxes and more. He is a professor and...
James M. Lally, DO, National Emerging Leader 2019 Award October 21, 2019 The American Osteopathic Foundation is honored to present Cole Zanetti, DO, with the 2019 James M. Lally, DO, National Emerging Leader Award. Dr. Zanetti, a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center-Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNTHSC-TCOM), completed a family practice/leadership preventive medicine residency at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in 2019. He also...
2019 Class of Outstanding Residents Honored October 1, 2019 Anesthesiology The AOF and the American Osteopathic College of Anesthesiology (AOCA) are proud to recognize Michael Shane Moore, DO, as the 2019 Osteopathic Resident of the Year in Anesthesiology. Dr. Moore graduated from the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (OSU) – College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2015. Dr. Moore is currently Chief Resident at OSU Medical Center, where he...

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