Fri 21 Oct 2011
KIRKSVILLE,Mo. – A.T. Still University is proud to announce that Fred C. Tinning, Ph.D., Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) president emeritus, is a recipient of the American Osteopathic Association’s (AOA) 2011 Great Pioneers Award.
Great Pioneers must have made strides in the growth of osteopathic medicine and devoted at least 25 years to the profession.
Dr. Tinning is also the 2011 winner of the American Academy of Osteopathy’s 11th annual Academy Award for his osteopathic philosophy, principles, and practices. This award is presented to individuals who are not D.O.s, but have significantly contributed to the advancement of osteopathy.
Dr. Tinning served as president of ATSU-KCOM from 1984-1996. He is also a 2003 winner of the Kirksville Osteopathic Alumni Association Living Tribute Award for his outstanding service and achievements in the osteopathic field. ATSU-KCOM’s Tinning Education Center was named in the doctor’s honor in 1994, two years before his retirement.
Other accomplishments include winning the Distinguished Alumni Award from Michigan State University in 1999 for excellent community, state, and national service.
Dr. Tinning currently resides in Michigan with his wife, Janet.
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