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VCOM Faculty Members Receive Prestigious Awards from the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine

Mark Rogers, DO, and Gunnar Brolinson, DO, receiving awards at the AOASM Clinical ConfereceMark Rogers, DO, with Phil Arnold, DO

Brandon Eck, DO, won best research poster presentation

Josh Priddle, DO, who won best podium case presentation with Brandon Eck, DO

David Leslie, DO, presented a poster at the AOASM Clinical Conference

Lauren Leslie, DO, presented a poster at the AOASM Clinical Conference

The American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine (AOASM) held its 33rd Clinical Conference May 2 – 5, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio.

Gunnar Brolinson, DO, Vice Provost for Research at VCOM, received the Mentor of the Year Award. His dedication to not just the osteopathic profession, but helping students and fellow physicians to achieve more granted him not just the nomination, but this prestigious award. Dr. Brolinson works tirelessly in helping students at VCOM and beyond to be the best physicians they can be.

At the conference, Mark Rogers, DO, associate professor for family and sports medicine at VCOM-Virginia, received his Fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine Award. He was co-sponsored by Dr. Brolinson and Phil Arnold, DO, a 2005 VCOM Sports Medicine Fellow.

Brandon Eck, DO, a 2018 VCOM Sports Medicine Fellow, and assistant professor for family medicine and sports medicine at VCOM-Virginia, won best research poster presentation.

Josh Priddle, DO, assistant professor for family medicine and sports medicine at VCOM-Auburn, won the award for best podium case presentation.

David Leslie, DO, and Lauren Leslie, DO, both assistant professors for family and sports medicine at VCOM-Virginia, also presented posters at the conference.