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Missouri Medical Student Named AOF Board Student Member January 9, 2020 The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is pleased to announce the election of Comfort A. Orebayo, OMSII, as the College of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents’ (COSGP) Student Director for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2020. Student Doctor Orebayo is currently attending the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCUMB-COM).  Prior to...
Mississippi Internist Seger Morris, DO, Joins AOF Board January 9, 2020 The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is pleased to announce the election of Seger S. Morris, DO, as its New Physician in Practice board member for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2020. Board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Morris is Associate Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine and an internal medicine physician at Magnolia Regional Health...
Texas RN & Veteran Wendy McDonald Elected to AOF Board January 9, 2020 The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is pleased to announce Wendy McDonald, RN, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2020. Ms. McDonald is currently a cardiac catheterization lab nurse at Longview Regional Medical Center in Longview, Texas. She has been a stalwart advocate for osteopathic medicine for over twenty years and has held...
One Million Dollar Donation by Heatherington Foundation to Support the AOF's Minority Scholarship Program November 1, 2019 CHICAGO (October 28, 2019) – The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is honored to announce the Heatherington Foundation for Innovation and Education in Health Care, located in Portland, Oregon, has made a game-changing donation of one million dollars to support educational scholarships to osteopathic minority medical students. “We are truly humbled by the continued generosity of the...
AOF Mission Moment: $1 Million Gift to Support Minority Scholarships October 30, 2019 Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.” —Mahatma Gandhi The osteopathic family has long been inclusive of individuals who wanted to study medicine, beginning in 1892 when A.T. Still welcomed women to the first class at the American School of Osteopathy. The osteopathic profession stands out among the medical professions as having continued ...
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...

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