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Boyd Buser, DO

Boyd R. Buser, D.O. served as the 120th President of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) in 2016-2017.  From 2007 until 2018, Dr. Buser served as Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the University of Pikeville’s Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he held the rank of Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practiceand Professor of Family Medicine. He is a graduate of Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, is dually board certified in Osteopathic Medicine and Family Medicine, and is and Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He has taught extensively both nationally and internationally in the field of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.

Dr. Buser is the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Osteopathic International Alliance and is past Chairman of the Board of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME). He iscurrently serving on the Board of Directors of the ACGME and the International Association of Medical RegulatoryAuthorities.Dr. Buser was an instrumental figure in the development of the single accreditation system for graduate medical education in the United States. In 1995, Dr. Buser served as President of the American Academy of Osteopathy and was named Educator of the Year by the AOA and American Osteopathic Foundation in 1994.  Dr. Buser currently resides in Kennebunkport, Maine with his wife Pam, serving as Clinical Professor at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

Boyd Buser, DO, has no actual or potential conflict of interest, financial relationship/arrangement, or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.