Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for conducting all business of the Cleveland Academy of Osteopathic Medicine. Elections are held annually at the fall membership meeting and Executive Committee terms run from January 1st - December 31st.

A copy of the bylaws is available for download HERE.

Executive Board

President

President

Kelly A. Raj, DO
President 2022-2024

 

First Vice President

First Vice President

Susan M. Ratay, DO
First Vice President

 

Second Vice President

Second Vice President

Gerald E. Maloney, Jr., DO
Second Vice President

Secretary/Treasurer

Secretary/Treasurer

John J. Wolf, DO
Secretary/Treasurer

Immediate Past President

Immediate Past President

Katherine H. Eilenfeld, DO
President 2020-2022

 

Council Members

Council Member

Council Member

Sandra L. Cook, DO

Council Member

Council Member

Gerald F. Lackey, DO

Council Member

Council Member

Lawrence K. Lief, DO

Council Member

Council Member

Michael P. Rowane, DO

Council Member

Council Member

Andrew K. Culver, DO

Council Member

Council Member

George J. Friedhoff, DO

Council Member

Council Member

Louis D. Leone, DO

 

Fellow and Resident Representatives

Resident Representative

Resident Representative

Aishwarya Sharma, DO, PGY-3
MetroHealth Medical Center, Family Medicine

Resident Representative

Resident Representative

Noor Ramahi, DO, PGY-1
Cleveland Clinic, Internal Medicine

Fellow Representative

Fellow Representative

Molly E. McDermott, DO
Cleveland Clinic, Sports Medicine

Resident Representative

Resident Representative

Nathan Katz, DO, PGY-1
Metro Health Medical Center, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Resident Representative

Resident Representative

Palmer D. Coleman, DO, PGY-1
Cleveland Clinic, Family Medicine 

 

Student Members

Student Representative

Student Representative

Julia Gaspare-Pruchnicki, OMS-II
OU-HCOM - Cleveland Campus

Student Representative

Student Representative

Haleigh Minor, OMS-III
OU-HCOM - Cleveland Campus

Student Representative

Student Representative

Ayoub Harb, OMS-I
OU-HCOM - Cleveland Campus

Student Representative

Student Representative

Tyler Birkholz, MS, OMS-III
OU-HCOM - Cleveland Campus

Student Representative

Student Representative

Elizabeth Rohde, MA, OMS-III
OU-HCOM - Cleveland Campus

 

CAOM Members Active at the State and National Levels

 

National Level

Trustee, American Osteopathic Association: Robert W. Hostoffer, Jr., DO (see full list of trustees, here)
Chair, Ohio Delegation to the American Osteopathic Association House: George Thomas, DO

State Level


Trustee, Ohio Osteopathic Association: Katherine H. Eilenfeld, DO (see full list of trustees, here)

 

Past District State and National Leaders

National: 

American Osteopathic Association, Past President #100: John P. Sevastos, DO, 1996
American Osteopathic Association, Past President #108: George Thomas, DO, 2004
American Osteopathic Association, Past President #118: Robert S. Juhasz, DO, 2014

State:

Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association: Sandra L. Cook, DO, 2020 (see full list of trustees, here)
Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association: Robert W. Hostoffer, Jr., DO, 2015
Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association: Christopher J. Loyke, DO 2009
Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association: Robert S. Juhasz, DO, 2000
Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association: Emil E. Pogorelec, DO, 1994
Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association: George Thomas, DO, 1989
Past President, Ohio Osteopathic Association: John P. Sevastos, DO, 1981

 

National and State Specialty College:

Past President, American College of Osteopathic Internists:  Michael A. Adornetto, DO, 2020-21

Past President, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians: John P. Sevastos, DO, 1975-76

Past President, Ohio State Society of American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians: Lili A. Lustig, DO, 2020-21
Past President, Ohio State Society of American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians: Ioanna Z. Giatis, DO, 2010-11
Past President, Ohio State Society of American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians: Brian A. Kessler, DO, 2009-10
Past President, Ohio State Society of American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians: John P. Sevastos, DO,1969-70

 

 

CAOM Past Presidents

 

CAOM Past Presidents 2022

Back Row (L to R): M. Rowane, DO (2014), L. Leone, DO (2018), R. Garwood, DO, R. Hostoffer (2007) , J. Wolf, DO (2015)
Front Row: S. Cook, DO (2013), K. Raj, DO (2022), K. Eilenfeld, DO (2020)

 

Kelly A. Raj, DO (2022-current)
Katherine H. Eilenfeld, DO (2020-2022)
Louis D. Leone, DO (2018-2020)
Christopher J. Loyke, DO (2017)
John J. Wolf, III, DO (2015-2016)
Michael P. Rowane, DO (2014)
Sandra L. Cook, DO (2013)
David L. Tolentino, DO (2012)
Gary W. Dinger, DO (2011)
Ioanna Z. Giatis, DO (2009)
Brian A. Kessler, DO (2008)
Robert W. Hostoffer, DO (2007)
Gerald F. Lackey, DO (2006)
Larry J. Witmer, DO (2004-2005)
John M. Kaufman, Jr., DO 
Vincent R. Cipolla, DO (2003)
Robert J. Hampton, DO (2002)
Christopher J. Loyke, DO (2001)
Levente G. Batizy, DO (1998)
Christopher J. Loyke, DO (1997)
Dale A. Balkovec, DO (1996)
Robert S. Juhasz, DO (1995)
Joseph D. Baker, II, DO (1994)
Philip M. Blitz, DO (1970-1971)
Emil E. Pogorelec, DO
George Thomas, DO
William A. Larrick, DO