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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...
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...
2019 AOF W. Douglas Ward, PhD Educator of the Year Award October 22, 2019 The AOF is proud to honor Richard T. Jermyn, DO, with the 2019 AOF W. Douglas Ward, PhD Educator of the Year Award. The Educator of the Year Award is one of the highest honors the Foundation bestows each year. It 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...
First National Emerging Leader Award Goes to Cole Zanetti, DO, MPH October 21, 2019 CHICAGO (OCTOBER 21, 2019) – The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is excited to announce that Cole Zanetti, DO, MPH, will receive the James M. Lally, DO, National Emerging Leader Award for 2019. 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...

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