The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is pleased to announce the addition of Student Doctor Shereece Dove to the Board of Directors as the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP) representative. Ms. Dove will join AOF’s Board on January 1, 2024. The Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents nominates a member leader for a two-year term to represent the needs and perspectives of Osteopathic students throughout their tenure.

Student Doctor Dove’s involvement in COSGP and leadership roles at Lincoln Memorial- DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) demonstrates her commitment to the Osteopathic medical community.

Expressing enthusiasm about the new addition to the Board, newly elected AOF Board President Joe Zammuto, DO, stated, "I am delighted to welcome Student Doctor Dove to the AOF Board of Directors. We greatly value the perspective and commitment provided by Osteopathic medical students serving on our board, and I look forward to working with Shereece to further develop the support and opportunities we provide back to them."

"Shereece has a hands-on approach and a strong history of coordinating inclusive campus events. She brings a real-world student perspective, coupled with tested leadership experience to the Board as we continue to enrich AOF student opportunities," AOF CEO Rita Forden added. “The AOF looks forward to the valuable contributions that Ms. Dove will make to support the next generation of Osteopathic physicians.”

Ms. Dove is currently pursuing her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) at LMU-DCOM in Harrogate, Tennessee, with an anticipated graduation date in May 2026.