AOF Award Announcements

2018 Rossnick Humanitarian Grant Awardees Announced August 2, 2018 Congratulations to the 2018 AOF Rossnick Humanitarian Grant recipients! Through their global outreach, these osteopathic medical students and residents are bringing osteopathic medicine's compassionate, whole-person care to parts of the world where health care is most needed. 
2018 Donna Moritsugu Memorial Award Recipients Announced June 5, 2018 In partnership with the Advocates for the American Osteopathic Association (AAOA), the AOF is thrilled to announce the 2018 recipients of the Donna Jones Moritsugu Memorial Award. Congratulations to the following partners of graduating osteopathic medical students for their unwavering support:  
2018-2020 NAM Osteopathic Medicine Fellow February 28, 2018 Dr. Michelle Kvalsund is a clinical neurophysiologist and neuroepidemiologist with special interest in tropical neurology and global health. Her research focuses on intersections between nutrition, infectious disease, and neurologic health and disease in resource-limited settings. As an assistant professor of neurology and director of adult global neurology initiatives within the Michigan State...
2017 Golden Ticket Scholarship October 18, 2017 The new "Golden Ticket" Scholarship Program recognizes exceptional osteopathic medical students while addressing the burden student loans place on coming generations of physicians. The five students being recognized tonight have demonstrated financial need and yet are in the top 25% of their class, have unmatched dedication to the osteopathic profession, and are committed volunteers in their...
2017 Outstanding Resident of the Year in OMM October 16, 2017 Saundra Holseth, DO, first experienced osteopathic manipulative medicine as a patient. A college athlete, she had an injury on the rugby field, and the on-call physician just happened to be a DO. It was this doctor's approach of manipulative and nonsurgical interventions that awakened her interest in osteopathic medicine. She went on to shadow a DO after college, and when she decided to pursue...
2017 Outstanding Resident of the Year in Internal Medicine October 16, 2017 Daniel Griffin, DO, was first drawn to medicine because it combined his passions for service and education: "It is a field of life-long learning and problem solving, and it provides an opportunity to continuously help others." Indeed, this dedication to educating himself and others has characterized this young physician's already remarkable career.    Dr. Griffin graduated from the William Carey...

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