Student American Association of Osteopathy

Club Description

The Student American Academy of Osteopathy has been organized by students of osteopathic medical colleges with 2 goals in mind. 

1) To acquire a better understanding of osteopathic principles, theories and practice, which 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) To improve public awareness of osteopathic medicine so that the community may better take advantage of the benefits provided by the complete health care concept of osteopathic medicine.


President: Nicholas Cherico

Vice President: Jacklyn Adebayo

Secretary: Kennedi Roman

Treasurer: Jet Murphy

National Liaison: Bricarah Thull

Advisor: Dr. Stephany Esper

News & Events

  • SAAO is selling club t-shirts to members to generate club spirit and funds for our convocation trip.
  • If you’ve ever wondered about the precise application of the OMM techniques cultivated in OPP lab, your curiosity is about to be satisfied. We invite you to mark your calendars for October 18th at 5 p.m., where we’ll gather in the OPP…
  • SAAO is selling chances to win an OPP table (portable massage table). Tickets will be sold from August 5th to August 15th at the following prices. 1 ticket for $1.00, 3 tickets for $5.00, and an arm’s length (12 tickets) for $10….
  • Become a member of the SAAO and join us for our fall forums to practice your OMT skills!