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Student American Academy of Osteopathy

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Our Mission

The Student American Academy of Osteopathy has been organized by students of the accredited U.S. osteopathic medical schools under the auspices and guidance of the American Academy of Osteopathy for the purposes of helping osteopathic medical students and allopathic students interested in osteopathic medicine:

1. Acquire a better understanding of osteopathic principles, theories and practice to include:

  • Helping students attain a maximum proficiency in osteopathic structural diagnosis and treatment
  • Fostering a clear concept of clinical application of osteopathy in health and disease

2. Improve public awareness of osteopathic medicine so the community may better take advantage of the benefits provided by osteopathic medicine

Officers, 2021-2022


Anna Benton   

Vice President

Sofiya Lozovskiy                             

National Representative         

Brandon Wolters                             


Caleb Zinn                                       


Shawn Kerger, D.O.                           

Dues: $20 annually

Services Provided

SAAO supports the college and the osteopathic profession by helping osteopathic medical students at the Heritage College acquire a better understanding of osteopathic principles and encourage exploration of OMM applications. SAAO jointly hosts the Dublin Heritage Gala and Auction with the Family Medicine club, and proceeds from this event defray student costs for attending conferences in the upcoming year.

Tentative Schedule for 2021-2022

  • How to be Successful in OMM - No cost
  • Sport OMT - No Cost
  • Night of the Stars - No Cost
  • Dublin Heritage Gala and Auction - Dues and Auction