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American Osteopathic Association

  • By: Dennis J. Dowling
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) began in 1897 as the American Association for the Advancement of Osteopathy. From a committee of 16 students of Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, the organization has grown to over 36,000 members. From the early outset, the ...

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