Bodine named Fellow of American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine
Greater Lawrence Family Health Center (GLFHC) is proud to announce Warren A. Bodine, DO, was awarded the degree of Fellow from the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine during the annual meeting in Las Vegas in May. The degree recognizes Dr. Bodine’s service and dedication to the field of Primary Care.
“The designation of Fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine (FAOASM) is held in the highest esteem by the sports medicine community and its recipients are counted on to mentor and foster development of the Academy. The FAOASM signifies the recognition of the applicant member’s experience, dedication, service and contribution of the highest order to the advancement of Sports Medicine,” according to Bodine. “Keeping with the mission and vision of GLFHC, we as an organization strive to provide complete, comprehensive care to our patient population. Sports medicine is just one example of that care. I am honored to receive the recognition from AOASM during the Annual Conference this year.”
“With the ever changing health landscape, GLFHC continues to be in the forefront of the future of family medicine,” says John Silva, President and CEO of GLFHC. “Sports medicine is one of the many specialties that GLFHC can focus on with professional like Dr. Bodine on staff. We congratulate him on his accomplishment.”
Along with providing sports medicine care for GLFHC patients, Bodine is actively involved in high school and college sports programs in the Merrimack Valley and also serves as a faculty member for the Lawrence Family Medicine Residency program, based at the GLFHC Haverhill Street clinical site.
Bodine points out, “As Director of Sports Medicine, I help lead our team at GLFHC, which is comprised of Fellowship-trained, Board Certified Primary Care Sports Medicine Physicians. As such, our team helps patients prevent or recover from musculoskeletal injuries. We also can help patients maximize performance and overcome any physical challenges that they may face. Each patient is unique and our team helps to formulate a plan that meets the needs of the individual patient.”
The AOASM is the oldest primary care based sports medicine specialty. It was formed in 1984 to fulfill the mission of a branch of the healing arts profession which utilizes a holistic, comprehensive approach to the prevention, diagnosis, and management of sport and exercise-related injuries, disorders, dysfunctions and disease processes.
Greater Lawrence Family Health Center is the second largest community health center in Massachusetts, serving over 60,000 patients annually with clinical sites in Lawrence and Methuen.