Ohio University


Student American Academy of Osteopathy

Student Organizations Cleveland

Our Mission

SAAO is a student organization that enables its members to get a better understanding of osteopathic principles and practices.

Officers 2019–2020


Brittany Snyder

Vice President

Rachel Branning


Wendy West


Elsie Ikpot

National Liaison

Erika Barrett

Dues: $20 collected biannually.

Services Provided

SAAO provides many resources for the college's students and faculty. It creates mock practicals and review sessions for students who are struggling with osteopathic treatments and diagnoses. It also provides clinical expertise in relation to osteopathic manipulative medicine for students by the physicians involved with the organization.

Schedule for 2019–2020

Events include:

  • SAAO Auction/Fundraiser
  • SAAO Reviews
  • SAAO Meetings

These will be financed using existing funds, dues, and fundraisers.