AZCOM Faculty, Students Honored at AOMA Convention

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April 27, 2017

Midwestern University would like to congratulate the following faculty and students from the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine who were honored last week at the 95th Annual Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association (AOMA) Convention:

Excellence in Osteopathic Medical Education Award: 
Anthony M. Will, D.O., FACOFP, Chair, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Physician of the Year:
William H. Devine, D.O., Program Director, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Outstanding Mentor Award:
Katherine A. Mitzel, D.O., FACEP, Clinical Assistant Professor

D.O. Student Distinguished Service Award:
Dennis M. Datuin, M.B.S., MS-II

"Stump the Doc" Competition Champions: 
Whitney Wilson, D.O. (AZCOM '16)
Kristen Young, D.O. (AZCOM '15)
Vanessa Leonhard, MS-IV
Britton Odle; MS-III
William Peppo, D.O., FACOI, FCCP, FACP, Chair, Clinical Education

Arizona Osteopathic Charities Essay Contest Scholarship:
Heather Johnston, MS-III

Clinical Case Competition:
1st Place: Leah Kurth, MS-III
2nd Place: Jordan Hunter, MS-III
3rd Place: Sameen Sharieff, MS-III

Poster Forum - Three Categories:
Clinical Case
1st Place: Aaron Rochester, OMS III and Alicia Cryer, OMS III
2nd Place: James Layson, MS-III
3rd Place: Matthew Kay, MS-III  

1st Place (tie): Charisma Mylavarapu, MS-II and Matthew Kunz, MS-I
2nd Place: Jalicia Sturdivant, MS-I

Performance/Population Improvement
1st Place: Bradley Brown, OMS II

Congratulations to all honorees and winners!