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AOF Selects Chief Executive Officer December 18, 2017 CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2017 -  Rita Forden was named chief executive officer of the American Osteopathic Foundation. As CEO, Forden will oversee strategy and development efforts at the AOF to further support and invest in the osteopathic profession through collaborative partnerships, research grants, humanitarian and educational scholarships and innovative osteopathic programs. Forden was recently...
HURRICANE RELIEF – YOUR HELP IS NEEDED TODAY! September 12, 2017 AOF’s new fund helps restore osteopathic medical care to hurricane ravaged communities. CHICAGO (September 2017) – The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) announces the Osteopathic Disaster Recovery Fund; offering financial aid to osteopathic physicians who are victims of natural disasters and need immediate assistance to restore their medical practice. After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left a...
Sr. Anne Brooks, DO Announces Retirement from Tutwiler Clinic June 28, 2017 TUTWILER, MS  Nestled in the Mississippi Delta, where Tutwiler, MS median income is well below the U.S. poverty level, and more than two-thirds of the residents who lack health insurance, is a true “saint with stethoscope” who has dedicated over 35 years of her life to providing quality patient care to those who need it most.  This year, we celebrate her contributions to the osteopathic...
Joshua A. Herring, OMS II - 2017 Thomas A. Quinn, DO, Osteopathic Scholarship Recipient June 20, 2017 The AOF is pleased to recognize Joshua Allen Herring, OMS II as the 2017 recipient of the Thomas A. Quinn, DO, Osteopathic Scholarship.  Joshua is a second-year osteopathic medical student at Edward Via –College of Osteopathic Medicine in Virginia. An excellent student maintaining top academic achievements, Herring has made it a point to immerse himself in the study of OMM by attending several...
Peter B. Ajluni, DO, Celebrated as the 2017 AOF Board President February 28, 2017 CHICAGO (February 28, 2017) – The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) welcomes Peter  B. Ajluni, DO, as the organization’s Board President for 2017.  Dr. Ajluni, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon from Clinton Township, Michigan, began his one-year term as president on Jan. 1, 2017. In private practice as an orthopedic surgeon since 1974, Dr. Ajluni served as a senior orthopedic surgeon at...
AOF Welcomes Jeffrey S. Grove, DO to its Board of Directors February 27, 2017 CHICAGO (February 28, 2017) – The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) announced the election of Jeffrey S. Grove, DO, to its board of Directors.  “I’m honored to have been chosen to serve on the AOF Board, where I hope to help the Foundation grow endowment and develop new dedicated scholarship funds,” said Dr. Grove, who currently serves as Adjunct Clinical Professor of Family Medicine –...

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