Officers

Events

April 10 - 13, 2025

Ohio Osteopathic Symposium

CME Event

Columbus

April 16 - 19, 2026

Ohio Osteopathic Symposium

CME Event

Columbus

Lima District 2

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c/o Ohio Osteopathic Association
614-299-2107

District News

New President Installed

Douglas W. Harley, DO, of Fowler, is the OOA president for 2024-2025. He was installed at a special luncheon during the Ohio Osteopathic Symposium, April 18-21, in Columbus.

$125 for the 125th

Marking a Milestone

Happy Quasquicentennial!

Marking a Milestone

On New Year’s Eve 1898, a group of DOs celebrated the new year in Columbus and toasted to their new professional group: the Ohio Society for the Advancement of Osteopathy. Today, 125 years later, the OOA is proud to celebrate this milestone by remembering the distinguished past that paved the way to a dynamic future.

Remembering George Dunigan

Former OOA Government Relations Director Served the Profession for 30 Years

Executive Director Search Underway

OOA seeks dynamic and collaborative professional

Giving Back, Looking Back

Q&A with Jennifer L. Gwilym, DO

She reflects on her term as president, the power of mentorship, and why leadership is important to her.

Watching the Courts

Advocacy is an important mission of the OOA. But advocacy doesn't pertain only to legislative issues.

Wear Your Pride on Your Sleeve

A new project sponsored by the Ohio Osteopathic Foundation encourages OOA members to show pride in their profession and their membership by wearing an OOA patch on their white coat.

OOA Launches New Wellness Series

Mindfulness Mondays Focus on Self-Care

Mindfulness is the practice of purposely focusing your attention on the present moment—and accepting it without judgment. The concept of mindfulness has been found to be a key element in stress reduction and overall happiness.

OOA Members Participate in National Meeting

Delegates set policy, elected officers

Profession Mourns Death in Tulsa

Statement by OOA President Jennifer L. Gwilym, DO

Osteopathic sports medicine physician among those killed in mass shooting at a medical facility in Oklahoma.

Vaccine Misinformation is Dangerous

Statement by OOA President Henry L. Wehrum, DO

The Ohio Osteopathic Association supports science and evidence based medicine.

OOA Works to Combat Misinformation about DOs

Leadership Issues Statement to Set the Record Straight

When Navy Commander and White House physician Sean Conley, DO, began issuing public updates on President Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis, members of the media began questioning the doctor’s qualifications. Misinformation, inaccuracies, and falsehoods about the osteopathic medical profession have run rampant on social media, in traditional media, and on broadcast news channels.

OOA Helps Launch Campaign Encouraging Ohioans to Mask and Distance

Members Invited to Support Effort with Hashtag, T-shirt

As Ohio continues with daily life during a pandemic, the OOA and other physician and health care organizations urge everyone to remember #DoctorsOrders and #MaskPlus6!

OOA Castigates Racism, Advocates for Equality

Remains committed to address racial disparities in medical treatment

In light of recent events and the continued endangerment of people of color, the Ohio Osteopathic Association expresses its support for peaceful protests for racial justice.

Buy a Coat, Welcome a New Student

New OOF Fund Established for White Coat Sponsorship

The OOA and its foundation (the Ohio Osteopathic Foundation) has a new program to help you connect with the newest members of the Ohio osteopathic family. Purchase a white coat for an incoming student!