Announcing AOF's New Director of Programs, Scholarships and Awards

August 24, 2018

CHICAGO (AUGUST 24, 2018) – The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Leticia J. Terry as Director of Programs, Scholarships and Awards.


In this role, Leticia will oversee all phases and disciplines of the AOF’s grant-making program; build effective peer relationships throughout the industry; and work with AOF leadership on strategy development.


Leticia has nearly 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. She comes to the AOF from the American Brain Tumor Association, where she served as Director for National Programs & Outreach and oversaw development of nationwide strategic initiatives. She has also developed community programs for the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta and managed grant distribution and community partnerships with Susan G. Komen in Chicago.


Rita Forden, Chief Executive Officer at AOF adds, “We are incredibly excited to welcome Leticia to the Foundation as Director of Programs, Scholarships and Awards.  Her background and national experience in strategic program development are exactly what we need to enhance AOF’s already strong grants and awards program.  Moreover, her passion for, and commitment to, osteopathic medicine makes her the perfect addition to AOF’s highly professional team!”


Leticia earned her degree in Community Health Planning & Promotions from Indiana State University and holds a Master of Science in Community Economic Development degree from Southern New Hampshire University.